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Syrup Grading at Hilltop Boilers
Date: 3/15/2013 Album ID: 1625553
Photos by Gregory Rec
Michael Bryant of Hilltop Boilers in Newfield holds a syrup grading kit containing different syrup grades on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
Michael Bryant of Hilltop Boilers in Newfield holds a syrup grading kit containing different syrup grades on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Maple producers will syrup from the batch they are making into a bottle and compare the color of the syrup against the standard grades in the rack. Lighter amber syrup tends to be made earlier in the season and darker amber later in the season because of the accumulation of certain bacteria.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
In this syrup grading kit, the bottle of syrup from a recent batch produced at Hilltop Boilers in Newfield is second from right. The syrup ambers range from light amber at right to extra dark amber at left. Photographed at Hilltop Boilers on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
A syrup grading kit, photographed at Hilltop Boilers in Newfield on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
A syrup grading kit, photographed at Hilltop Boilers in Newfield on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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