Apple Portraits

Like Robert Frost, “I keep hearing from the cellar bin/The rumbling sound/Of load on load of apples coming in.” This most useful and beautiful fruit deserves sensitive portrayals, just as your treasured child or favorite pet.

Enjoy our Portrait Gallery below and see Our Apples for a list of all the beauties in Foggy Ridge Cider.

Arkansas Black—the flavor of this old southern apple improves a few months off the tree.

Dabinettfull of tannin and sugar, and an essential ingredient of Foggy Ridge Serious Cider.

Kingston Blackthe 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 Pinapplea tiny spicy sugar bomb

PommeGris—looks like a potato and tastes of ginger

PommeGris Group—this heavily russetted apple is nearly pest free

Ribston Pippinthis 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 Bittera spindly hard to grow tree but a tannin filled fruit that contributes body to Foggy Ridge First Fruit.

Winter JonSouthern cidermakers used this late season apple for cider for hundreds of years. Winter Jon ripens late and stores all winter…no one knows who “Jon” was, but this apple’s complex flavor and soft tannins add complexity to any cider.