Farnum Hill Summer CiderRead More...
This year’s fermentation batches (2012 juices) start easing into the market with Summer Cider 2013, our only seasonal label. In each SC we try for something un-sweet, but also markedly un-tannic compared to other FH ciders. SC’s existing fans welcome its bright upbeat pleasures. Newer cider explorers will in theory find fast fun in its [...]
Growing Season PreviewRead More...
It’s racing forward now! All winter and into April, the buds looked like little wooden stick-outs from the twigs. Now look! They’ve cracked open, and the clusters growing inside have expanded, pushed out, separated and started to bloom. Now we hope for enough warm dry hours in the next ten days to pollinate [...]
Cider Apple BasicsRead More...
Cider Apples Are Different, especially here. Bittersweets, containing high tannins and sugars, provide structure, and a certain breadth of aromas & flavors as well as range of sensation, deeper fruit and some of the high tropical perfumes. Varieties such as Dabinett, Yarlington Mill, Chisel Jersey, Ellis Bitter, Ashton Bitter, Somerset Redstreak, Medaille d’Or, odds and [...]
SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective are pleased to announce the [...]
It’s a beautiful, sunny day here at Poverty Lane Orchards, and the [...]
Last week, we had visitors from a new cidery (yes, that’s the [...]