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After the freak storm last night, everything froze! Check out the sap that froze mid-drip from one of my taps.

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The sap instantly froze when the cold front went through.

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The wind blew a bunch of sediment into my sap jug, and then froze. Had to let it thaw out then dump it and start over. 

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Got an early start and began the boiling again. Today was much colder and there was a layer of snow on the ground. It was kind of sad. 

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Boiled. Boiled. Boiled. Boiled. I boiled late into the night. 

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These were the last three jugs of sap I had left. Except, I forgot that I had frozen them, so here I am trying to thaw them out next to the turkey fryer. I ended up cutting them out of the jugs with a knife and dropping them into the boiling sap. It probably wasn’t my brightest idea, but I was getting impatient. I ended up boiling til midnight, but I managed to get the final jugs of sap into the fryer and boil it about 2/3 of the way down!

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