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Just for fun. Add your favourite cider apple tree here. Add the apple type, location, date and why it's your favourite.  

This below is mine.  I like it because it is very tough, productive and makes a great bitter cider or an excellent mixer.



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Tremletts Bitter. 10th August, 2014. Newland Avenue, Hull, Uk.
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I wish I could say such and such is a favorite apple tree for cider.  I do have hopes of one day making Black Currant and Apple cider.  My favorite cider from the local cidery, I wait for it all year.

I was talking to the orchardist at a local cidery about apples.  He told me that two of the apples I have the Esopus Spitsburg and the Liberty would make a good hard cider.  The Esopus was supposedly one of Thomas Jefferson's favorite apples.  He actually came to my area for a cider recipe, due to the laws of the state cider is no longer made unless it's home-brew.

I'm planting out Kazakhstan seedlings and I have edible crabs.  Hopefully, I will find a good mix.



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Esopus first year with fruit
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A picture taken from the Appalachian trail. The southern end of the Hudson Valley looking north. Apple country on the East coast.
 
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Lovely pics Scott. Just curious, when in the year is this special cider released ?
 
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Eric,

It seems to be hit or miss.  I'm usually drinking it in the late summer or early fall.   Our local farm to table restaurant usually has it that time of year.

Here is a link to the particular cidery.  

https://www.penningscidery.com/info
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