Posts Tagged ‘Cider’

45 Gallons of Thirst-Slaking Goodness…

Thursday, November 15th, 2001

… are bubbling away in the cidery. Expect at least one strong New England spiced cider, a light wine and a well-aged cyser, in addition to substantial quantities of The Original Celebrated Old Slakethirst.

The Slakethirst 2001 Blend

Monday, November 5th, 2001

•  Picked 21st and 28th October, ’01 at Skurdahl Farms.
•  Pressed 5th November, ’01 at Daum’s Mill.
•  Yield: 49.25 Gallons.

Pounds Variety
160 Dabinett
80 Yarlington Mill
80 Belle de Boskoop
80 Reine de Pomme
60 Porter’s Perfection
60 Chisel Jersey
40 Brown Thorne
20 Tremlett’s Bitter
20 Michelin
10 Misc.

610 Total

The Slakethirst 2000 Blend

Sunday, October 22nd, 2000

•  Picked at Skurdahl Farms and Oliphant Orchards.
•  Pressed 22nd October, ’00 using the F.H. Steinbart hand press.
•  Yield: 15 Gallons.

Pounds Variety
120 Ashmead’s Kernel
80 Fuji
80 Hudson’s Golden Gem
80 Macintosh
60 Golden Russet
60 Roxbury Russet
40 Kingston Black
20 Tremlett’s Bitter
20 Fireside
10 Chisel Jersey
10 Adam’s Pearmain
10 Medaille d’Or
10 Michelin
10 Dabinett

460 Total

The Slakethirst 1999 Blend

Monday, October 25th, 1999

•  Apples purchased from various commercial orchards in Hood River, OR.
•  Pressed 25th October, ’99 using the F.H. Steinbart hand press.
•  Yield: 8.25 Gallons.

Lbs. Variety Yield (Gal)
80 Rome Beauty 3.00
40 Newton Pippen 2.00
40 Winter Banana 1.75
20 Esopus Spitzenberg 1.50

180 Total 8.25

Cider Eggnog

Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

Into a large Bar glass break a fresh Egg.
1 teaspoonful Sugar.
4 lumps Cracked Ice.
Fill up with Sweet Cider.

Shake; strain into tall, thin glass and serve with grated Nutmeg on top.