Details About Cider Making Lesson 9 - Bottling and Sweetening Still Cider


About Scheduling a Private Instruction

This is Lesson 9 of our home cidermaking lesson plan. Our private instruction lesson plans are instruction only.  They do not include beverage/food production on site or any beverage/food handling. 

Bottling and Sweetening Still Cider

Approximate lesson time: 40-60 minutes

This Lesson 9 Plan Includes:

  • Preparing for Bottling: Acid, stability (cold stabilization, malo, RS), sulfite
  • Corks: General discussion of types, how long they last, and impact on wine development
  • Bottle Types: selecting the right bottle for the cider
  • The Process of Bottling: Using a single bottle filler and corker, transferring off the sediment, optional gas purging