Dabinett—full of tannin and sugar, and an essential
ingredient of Foggy Ridge Serious Cider.
Foxwhelp—Foggy Ridge Cider’s Foxwhelp is likely
a “Fauxwhelp”, a misnamed apple from the Geneva
Research Station in NY. Regardless of its lineage,
this large high tannin apple contributes rich flavor
to Serious Cider.
Graniwinkle—In colonial America Graniwinkle was
blended with Harrison to make a “most fine” cider.
Kingston Black—the famous English apple is one
of the few apples with the balance of tannin, acid
and sugar to create a single varietal hard cider.
Pitmaston Pinapple—a tiny spicy sugar bomb
PommeGris—looks like a potato and tastes of ginger
PommeGris Group—this heavily russetted apple is
nearly pest free
Ribston Pippin—this very old (1709) English apple
is a parent of Cox’s Orange Pippin. Ribston ripens
early at Foggy Ridge and adds lively acidity to the
First Fruit cider blend.
Tremlett’s Bitter—a spindly hard to grow tree but a
tannin filled fruit that contributes body to Foggy Ridge