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The Great (But Almost Airborne) Albuquerque Book Signing

On the way to Albuquerque, we had asked Agnes the GPS shrew to show us motels close to Victor’s Grape Arbor, where we had set up a book signing for my book Making Fine Spirits, with Michelle the owner, for … Continue reading

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Sierra Moonshine, The New Monitor, Missing Batteries, and Aluminum Boilers

Today saw me leaving my comfortable and well-fed digs high atop the Sierras, to perform my standard dog-and-pony show and Making Fine Spirits book-signing at Sierra Moonshine Brew Supply, in Grass Valley California. The long route took me through the … Continue reading

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Fermenting Apple Juice for Hard Cider or Distilling

A lister on the Artisan Distillers Forum asked for recipes or procedures for fermenting apple juice to hard cider and, I’m assuming, to distill it to Calvados, the French apple brandy. He was also warned away from hard cider by … Continue reading

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