Predominantly from abandoned homestead trees, Old Time cider reflects the perfection of the trees' diversity and age. The name Old-Time is a nod to both the cidermakers from past generations who used these trees for their own cider and to the style of music which our cidermaker Steve plays: American Old-Time music.
This cider showcases the Golden Russet apple, a native apple to New York, historically prized for it's excellent flavor in cider and on the table.
South Hill Pommeau is a blend of barrel-aged Apple Spirits (Eau de Vie) with unfermented and unfiltered apple cider. During months of aging, the pommeau naturally clarifies to an amber liquid of exquisite character.
Fruit from a single orchard: The Reynolds family orchard on the East side of Cayuga Lake containing over 200 varieties of apples, many rare and heirloom.
This cider features English Bittersweet cider apple varieties, including Dabinett and Ellis Bitter. Aged in bourbon barrels for at least four months.
Made from 100% wild seedling apples, gathered by hand in the hedgerows and forests around Ithaca, NY. The epitomy of terrior, bringing the expression of an exact time and place into the glass.
A single-orchard cider, all of the fruit came from a small 1/4 acre homestead cider orchard planted by our friend Peter Hoover between 1995-2000 near Trumansburg, NY.
The apples harvested for this cider were barrel-fermented and aged 9 months sur-lie in 4 to 6 year-old French barrels. Substantial tannins, intense fruit aromas and mouth-watering acidity of the fruit transformed through fermentation and bâtonage into cider with aromas of apple-skin, spice and roasted nuts; smooth yet astringent mouthfeel, and modest acidity. Pairs with roast chicken, and smoked gouda.
This poster is printed on site with paper made with the apple pomace from our apples. Fortunately we have an awesome print shop right next door! Printing by Liontail Press and Paper by Revival Book Arts.
Russet Dabinett is a new still cider which features cider apple varieties indigenous to NY State and England. Golden Russet is native to NY and Dabinett from Somerset England. Flavors of honeycomb, elderflower, lychee, sour plum, white pepper, papaya, ripe plum skin, subtle vanilla. Very long finish. Deep Honey color with a smooth mid-palate and a mineral and textured finish.