Maple syrup on the cheap

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I decided to make some syrup again this year. Back to the one pot method. A few gallons maybe. I had gotten carried away and burned out on it a few years back, so I’m easing back into it.  More on that later.

I bought these little Canadian taps, pot metal, but pretty solid.

Hang a milk jug on it.

Collect it farmer’s carrying 5 gallon buckets. Today was the third day and my total is 17 gals so far. That’s okay it’s first flow.

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That’s 17 gals of sap boiled down to about two gals. Considering first run is more dense, maybe 3 pints of syrup.  just getting started.

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