Tapping the Trees

This will be our second year tapping the two Sugar Maples that grow on our front lawn. 

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Once the hole is drilled, the sap drips out immediately.

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The sap tastes like water but with an earthy sweetness to it. A massive amount of water has to be boiled out before it turns into syrup - about 40 gallons will make just 1 gallon of syrup! But it's so gooood!!!