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From our trees, to your table: Hand crafted pure USDA Grade A Maple Syrup in 3 color/flavor grades and various sizes (half gallon, 1 liter, 12 oz, 250 ml, 100 ml).  

Discounted RO Membranes

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We are excited to be partnering with Membrane Solutions for the upcoming season.  We use their 400gpd membranes in our hobby RO unit and love them.  They are currently offering a limited time 10% discount on their products using the codes below until 6/30/2022.   Be sure to check out our newest video review of their membranes and a recap on the basics of an RO and the benefits for maple syrup producers.  400 GPD RO membrane with housing https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BT6HZNH 10% off Code:ROSEUMRO102 150 GPD RO membrane,2 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BPSFLNW   10% off Code:ROSEUMRO102 400 GPD RO membrane,1 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071SGLF18 10% off Code:ROSEUMRO10

Last minute gifts!

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Check out our 50 ml leaf shaped bottles !  These are perfect last minute gift ideas for family members, teachers, work colleagues, friends and neighbors!  Sweeten up their holidays with a gift of pure Pennsylvania maple syrup!

"Love, Pittsburgh Shop" Gift Boxes

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Hoping to find something unique, thoughtful, and locally sourced? We are thrilled to be partnering with the Love, Pittsburgh Shop this holiday season! Our all natural, hand crafted pure Pennsylvania maple syrup is being featured along side other local products in the Winter Morning gift box. Treat someone this holiday season with an authentically Pittsburgh breakfast in a box! The Love, Pittsburgh Shop is a proud champion of local artists and makers. Join them in supporting our local businesses and browse their other gift boxes and products today!

See What Our Customers are Saying

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"This maple syrup is of a rich caramel color and has a great taste" ... "Won’t go anywhere else for my AUTHENTIC maple syrup!" ... "Excellent Maple taste...Great on pancakes, waffles, biscuts and French toast" ... "I use it as a natural sweetener for my tea, hot and cold cereals, baked sweet potatoes and any other foods, eliminating the need of processed sugar. It is especially delicious over a stack of homemade pancakes!" ... "Great quality, price, and customer experience"  

3/16" Tubing Vacuum System

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Building a temperature controlled vacuum system For the 2021 season we converted our operation to 3/16" tubing and built a temperature controlled vacuum system that uses a diaphragm pump.  The setup worked amazing and we averaged over 1 gallon of sap per tap each day, totalling 19 gallons of sap per tap and 0.275 gallons of syrup per tap on the season.    We used Leader clear check valve spiles with approximately 100 taps on a total of 6 lateral lines of tubing (~16 taps per line).   Our lateral lines have fairly good elevation drop to them (over 100 feet total and at least 10 feet from the final tap in most cases).  This resulted in good natural vacuum and increased our sap yields.  Additionally, the small diaphragm pump induced additional vacuum in the lines, further increasing sap yields.  We consistently saw nearly 25 inHg of vacuum at the top of each line.    The vacuum system operates on the following basic principles: Turn on the diaphragm pump when temperatures rise above

Vacuum Filter / Steam Bottler - Hobby/DIY

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Does anyone else find filtering to be one of the most frustrating (and slow) parts of sugaring? I do.  If you are a small/hobby producer and are using a set of cone filters like I have been, it's awful.  It's slow.  It wastes your precious syrup.  And the results can leave some niter which settles out later - not attractive in nice glass bottles. Filter presses (like the big producers use) work awesome but they aren't conducive to smaller scale hobbyists.  First, they are expensive.  Second, they require a fairly large minimum volume of syrup for processing (5 gallons might be my entire season!).  Third, fairly involved set up, tear down, and cleaning. So what is an alternative? A vacuum filter . You can achieve drastic improvement over cone filtering (time and quality) at a fraction of the cost of a filter press. This year I built a vacuum filtering unit that also has a steam pan to keep the filtered syrup at a constant temperature for bottling.  That prevents mo

DIY Portable Hobby RO

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This post will walk through the basic principles of reverse osmosis for maple sugaring, general design considerations for a DIY hobby unit, and an overview of a DIY portable hobby RO unit.   I use Membrane Solutions 400 gpd membranes and am incredibly happy with their performance and quality.  I have partnered with them for the upcoming season and there are affiliate links below to limited-time 10% discounts until 6/30/2022 on Membrane Soutions membranes. 400 GPD RO membrane with housing https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BT6HZNH 10% off Code:ROSEUMRO102 150 GPD RO membrane,2 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BPSFLNW   10% off Code:ROSEUMRO102 400 GPD RO membrane,1 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071SGLF18 10% off Code:ROSEUMRO10 General Principles: Reverse osmosis is a process by which pure water (called permeate) is created through filtration at the molecular level through semi permeable membranes, facilitated by an applied pressure (normally from a booster pump).  This removes un