1859 Limited Release: Desert King Botanical

·       Total Gallons:             63.19

·       SG/Bx:                       0.999/1.004

·       Alcohol:                      6.24%

Tasting Notes:  Aromatics of sage and tropical fruits are followed quickly by notes of spicy black pepper and orange blossoms. Juniper berries dominate the mid to end palate with nuances of vanilla and honeysuckle. Smooth and refreshing tannins leave you with the feeling of breathing in the desert air.


1859 Limited Release: Quince

·       Total Gallons:             452.00

·       SG/Bx:                       1.012/3.00

·       Alcohol:                      5.48%

Tasting Notes:  What is quince? Quince is not an apple or a pear, it is simply a quince. While this fruit is rare and hard to find, ours is from nearby West Salem. If you are unfamiliar with quince, one taste will leave you with the beauty of quince fruit. This wild- fermented cider displays strong pineapple flavor with a pear drop bouquet and nuances of vanilla, honey and papaya. The mid-palate rides through a complexity of flavors including peaches, nectarines, and white raspberries. The tannic quince finish will leave you craving for more.


1859 Limited Release: Winesap

·       Total Gallons:              355.00

·       SG/Bx:                        1.000/0.01

·       Alcohol:                       7.96%

Tasting Notes:  Aged over 1.5 years to refine the true Winesap varietal characteristics that are reminiscent of a cross between a dry-hopped Citra IPA with the fleshy minerality notes of a Willamette Valley Viognier. The nose is greeted with lemon-lime thyme and white pepper nuances. On the palate, prominent mango, stone fruit and honeydew melon essences are finished with hints of pie crust and nectarines. 

1859 Limited Release: Dolgo Dry

·       Total Gallons:              280.00

·       SG/Bx:                        1.000/0.01

·       Alcohol:                       7.90%

Tasting Notes:  Full-bodied and complex crab apple cider. Pronounced tropical aromatics of pineapple and orange blossoms with hints of cedar sawdust. Rounded tangerine tang on the mid-palate. Finished with a distinctly approachable crab apple acidity and nectar-like tannins. 

1859 Piñata

·       Total Gallons:              310.00

·       SG/Bx:                        1.006/1.41

·       Alcohol:                       6.30%

Tasting Notes: The Piñata apple is highlighted in this semi-dry cider with its tropical fruit punch and fresh grapefruit notes. An earthy vanilla spiciness compliments these flavors from the wild-fermented barrel-aged Winesap that was blended in after spending two years in neutral oak barrels. The result is a complex combination ranging from stone fruit and mangoes to mesquite woodchips.

1859 Statehood

·       Total Gallons:              505.91

·       SG/Bx:                        1.013/3.35

·       Alcohol:                       5.72%

Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with strong green apple, rose petal and fresh-cut pine. Tropical fruit forward flavors of orange rind, pineapple, passion fruit and papaya; finished with banana and honey notes.


1859 Chemeketan Pear

·       Total Gallons:              486.33

·       SG/Bx:                        1.015/3.77

·       Alcohol:                       5.90%

Tasting Notes: Medium-bodied with an intense bouquet of tree-ripened pears. Juicy Asian pear first meets the palate, followed by notes of fresh green apples, peaches, melon, and tangerine. Nuances of tofee, caramel, honey, and spices on the finish.


1859 South Coast Cranberry

·       Total Gallons:              315.50

·       SG/Bx:                        1.015/4.01

·       Alcohol:                       5.45%

Tasting Notes: Fresh cranberries straight out of a Bandon, Oregon bog. The best quality, juiciest and sweetest bog was hand-chosen by our cranberry farmer for this unique cider. Strong candied cranberry aromas followed by complex spice notes of cinnamon and coriander. Rhubarb, wild strawberries, watermelon, lemonade, and raspberry flavors power through the front of the palate to end with a clean, floral and earthy-flint finish. Cranberry tannins are left lingering on the palate. 

1859 Cherrians

·       Total Gallons:              620.00

·       SG/Bx:                        1.008/2.13

·       Alcohol:                       5.84%

Tasting Notes: At first, earthy all-spice and cinnamon aromatics dominate the senses but are quickly complimented by the flavors of dried cherries, ripe raspberries, raisins, and hints of ginger. The Syrah-like tannic finish is left with nuances of cocoa and black cherries.