Ciders


All In
500ml $18
Blend, mixture, mosaic, mélange, medley, combination, fusion; all our apple varieties in the bins, to the press, in the barrel, in the bottle, in the glass. All the history, all the work, all the help, all the time; All In. Our organic apples, crafted in small batches in neutral oak barrels, fermented slow and cold to 7.4% abv with a small amount of natural effervescence.
All In is tangy and crisp with a rich apple aroma.
 
Blue Note
Bronze Medal – 2021 Great Lakes International

500ml $18
 Who would have thought the humble blueberry could tame the tart of an apple?
Organic apples harmonize with a perfect note of organic blueberry to deliver a softer melody to the palate.
This sassy number is “pétillant”, just slightly fizzy and blushing blue, 7.4% abv

Homesteader Series
Varietal ciders honoring the intrepid families who settled US land grants
 
Required to make improvements on their claim, homesteaders built small structures, farmed their fields and planted orchards. Planting apple trees demonstrated commitment that these new homesteaders would stay-
​that apple tree would not fruit until many years after planting.
Commitment to the promise of the future.
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Black Twig

2018 & 2019 Governor’s Cup Bronze Medal winner
500ml $22 
One of our very favorite apples shines in this single varietal cider.
An Appalachian heritage apple that has been in production since 1830.
Sweet, tart and tannic, a perfect balance in a cider apple. 
 8-9% abv.

Russet
500ml $22 
Roxbury Russet is believed to be the first apple cultivated by American settlers. Roxbury is joined by its cousin Golden Russet to create this etherial varietal cider. Smooth, silky, crisp and balanced. 7-8% abv

Pippin
500ml $22
 
The Newtown Pippin originated in what is now Manhattan in the early 1700’s. It soon became one of the most widely planted varieties in the colonies and was favored by George Washington. Thomas Jefferson grew so many at Monticello it was renamed the Albemarle Pippin.  Rich, full-flavored varietal cider with a smooth, tannic finish. 7-8% abv
 
Confluence
Spitzenburg/Winesap
500ml $22
 
Confluence: a gathering or flowing together. Our Confluence is the merging of two venerable heritage cider apples, Winesap and Mr. Jefferson’s favorite apple Esopus Spitzenburg. Brilliant apple aroma, rounded and complex with silky tannins. 7-8% abv.  
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HoppenIN
2018 Governor’s Cup Bronze Medal winner

500ml $22
All In…but a little hoppy! A rediscovered, German/American heritage drink (apparently our forefathers objected to the beer tax and hopped their cider to avoid the tax collector). Our organic apples and Cascade Hops. Crisp, bright, floral and a bit fizzy. 7.4% abv

Vocare 
2017 Governor’s Cup Silver Medal winner

500ml $25
Have you ever started out in one place and ended up somewhere completely unexpected? Organic American heritage apples are called to cider, fermented for a year, then aged an extra year in the barrel like a Spanish “sidra” and yet invokes a delicate French cider. Vocare emerges from its journey with a softer apple tang and notes of vanilla. 7.4% abv and naturally effervescent.

 *Vo-CAR-ay…Vocare is Latin for to call, name or to invoke. 

Gloaming
2017 Governor’s Cup Gold Medal winner & Best in Class

500ml $25
The sunny, bright disposition of our straight up apple cider goes dark and moody  with the addition of organic black currants. The word gloaming is from the Old English verb “glōwan,”  “to glow.” By the early 1800s, English speakers began to use the Scottish verb gloam,  “to become twilight” or “to grow dark.” All the magic of nightfall with the remaining rays of sunlight. Gloaming, organic apples and black currants fermented to a tart, dry finish and gorgeous purple twilight color. 7.4% abv with rich and tiny bubbles.

Appearition
2018 Governor’s Cup Bronze Medal winner

500ml $22
“The appearance of something remarkable or unexpected”, a fermentation apparition from our Asian pears.
A unique bearing on a traditional perry.
7-9% abv

Juillet
500ml $25
July’s vibrant tart cherry, Juillet merges with the gathering of fall fruit. Asian pears and Turkish cherries?  A dramatic union to be sure. “My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite.” 
7-9%abv

Pairing
2019 San Fransisco International wine competition Bronze medal winner
2018 Governor’s Cup Silver Medal winner

500ml $25
Organic Asian pears + spicy fresh ginger, a perfect Pairing. Smooth and silky in texture, this cyser needs no carbonation to enliven the palate. The first fermentation of pear is followed with the addition of honey and fresh-pressed ginger juice.
This cyser delivers a beguiling aroma and serious ginger kick. 8.5% abv 

Dessert Wines
We grow, pick, press and ferment our fruit. The long, cool fermentation and aging in “neutral” French Oak barrels takes 2 years. We choose some fermented cider and perry to take to our friends at McClintock Distillery, where they distill it into spirits for us. The distilled spirits are mixed with cider or perry, along with fermenting fresh juice. This new mix is then aged in American Oak. Similar to a port wine in structure, the distilled spirits added to fermenting juice halts the fermentation process allowing us to retain some fruit sweetness without adding sulfites.
 
Centuries of caring for the land and its history – 30 years from soil to sapling, harvest to bottle – 4.5 years from harvest to bottle.
Willow Oaks craft cider – serving history
 
Harley’s Keep
Gold Medal -2021 Great Lakes International 

375ml    $44 
Organic apples
Elegant, oak aged apple wine
17% abv


Bequest
375ml    $44 
Organic pears
Silky, richly flavored organic pear wine. 
17% abv
 
Gracie’s Calling 
375ml    $44 
Organic blueberries and apples
17% abv
 
Summers
375ml    $44 
Organic blackberries and apples
17% abv