We're proud to introduce plans for our version of the classic Cider Press. Using the grinder and screw assemblies from
Happy Valley Ranch, our cider press has been reinforced and tested to be kid-proof for
your most grueling applications. A beautiful machine in its own
right, the Kuffel Creek Cider Press will make short work of your apples,
producing gallons of fresh, delicious cider year after year.
A cider press is a kid magnet, as youngsters
are fascinated with the grinding and pressing process, Washed apples
are fed whole into the grinder, which grinds them into a pulp that falls
into a mesh-lined pressing bucket. It is then slid over to the
screw, where a plate is inserted and the screw cranked down, exerting
tremendous pressure and squeezing the clear juice from the pulp.
Within seconds, this clear liquid oxidizes to the deep golden amber color
that's associated with real apple cider