Can apple cider be frozen?

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mrs_brandi
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Can apple cider be frozen?

Post by mrs_brandi » Sun Jul 08, 2007 4:51 pm

I would like to freeze apple cider...can it be frozen? and for how long? and do i do anything special to it to freeze or thaw it?

goatmom
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Post by goatmom » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:32 pm

We make our own cider and do not pasteurize it. I froze several gallons last fall and we've enjoyed it throughout the winter. We use the gallon jugs like milk is purchased in as they have the indented circles in the sides to allow for expansion...just fill, cap and freeze. I also froze a bunch in half gallons and just left a bit of space for the cider to expand as it froze.

It was all just as good as fresh!
Betty
Grovertown Fruit Farm
Grovertown, IN

Cee
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Freezing Cider

Post by Cee » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:15 am

We freeze cider every season and it is great! Leave some room at the top of the bottle for expansion.

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