1859 Limited Release: Farmer’s Reserve

·       Total Gallons:              278.92

·       SG/Bx:                        0.999/-0.04

·       Alcohol:                       7.66%

Tasting Notes:  This oak-aged bone dry cider is reminiscent of a cool climate Oregon Gewürztraminer wine. On the nose, flavors of spiced rum, vanilla, and peach cobbler are evident. On the palate, apricot, honey, and nectarines dominate. This dusty cider finishes with guava notes and flavors nostalgic of seasoned firewood.

 

1859 Limited Release: Wild Winesap

·       Total Gallons:              108.60

·       SG/Bx:                        1.000/0.00

·       Alcohol:                       7.36%

Tasting Notes:  This wild fermented single varietal cider featuring the Winesap apple has strong notes of orange rind and pineapple juice up front. Mid-palate, subtle notes of nasturtium flowers and vanilla are present. The finish lingers with honeydew melons. A crisp and refreshing dry cider that’s perfect for the summer heat.

 

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 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 Limited Release: Electric Raspberry

·       Total Gallons:              140.00

·       SG/Bx:                        1.010/2.60

·       Alcohol:                       5.53%

Tasting Notes: Organic freshly picked raspberries and wet cane berry wood aromatics on the entry. Followed by flavors of strawberries, cranberries, cherries and citrus cuties on the mid-palate. Sweet and tart raspberries are persistent throughout and left lingering on the finish.

 

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.