[NAFEX] Cider Making

Erdman, James ErdmanJ at uwstout.edu
Mon Feb 25 12:07:31 EST 2008


I had some really good cider last week, made from Haralson apples, by a
friend who is getting into the commercial (hard) cider business.  I am
not sure if Haralsons would grow well in Arkansas, but they do well in
Wisconsin, and made a very nice single variety cider.

Jim, in Menomonie, WI


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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Robert Mullins
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 10:55 AM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: [NAFEX] Cider Making

Does anyone have any resources on types of apples to grow for great 
cider making?  After reading several things I am pretty much confused, 
bitters, sharps, bittersharps, sweets, bittersweets........

I am trying to make some decisions on what to grow and now I don't 
know.  I just planted several Arkansas Blacks on a dwarving rootstock.  
Oh btw, I am in Arkansas.  Zone 7a-7b.
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