Hard Cider Listing

**As of March 16th, there will be no more wine tastings until further notice, due to COVID19. Wine sales are still available and we are honoring the Winter Wine Trail Passport Program by continuing to stamp passports. We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.

 

NEW Crosby Semi-Sweet Black Currant Hard Cider – SOLD OUT – AVAILABLE SUMMER 2020

Made with Bishop’s Own Apples and CT Black Currants. Named after our farm dog, this NEW hard cider blends with local black currants to produce a refreshing, semi-sweet, fruity, light effervescent drink! A deep purple shade and perfect for the holidays!

Farmhouse Style Hard Cider – NOW AVAILABLE IN 4-pk CANS

Bishop’s gently-effervescent cider is made from a harmonious blend of our own apples grown right in our orchard. Local never tasted so crisp and delicious! From our orchards to your glass, our fresh “American Sweet Cider” made from a special blend of our own apples has been carefully fermented into Hard cider, reminiscent of our forefathers drink before coming from Guildford, England to Guilford, CT U.S.A.! Serve ice cold for full flavor. A great Beer Alternative. Gluten Free. Semi-Dry. (7% Alcohol, 2% RS).

New England Style Hard Cider – NOW AVAILABLE IN 4-pk CANS

For those liking a touch of sweetness, our New England Style Hard Cider has more hints of fresh apples as well as its crisp, light, bubbly mouthfeel. Made from a special blend of our own apples, we have carefully fermented it into Hard Cider. Serve ice cold for full flavor. It pairs well with a meal, or as a drink with friends. Our light, crisp and refreshing ciders make a great alternative to beer! Refreshingly light with a semi-sweet, slightly effervescence. (6% Alcohol, 3% RS).

Golden Hard Cider – SOLD OUT – AVAILABLE SUMMER 2020

Our true varietal cider, made from 100% Golden Delicious apples grown in our orchards. Goldens are known for their great fresh cider characteristics. Our Goldens and their aromas have been captured and lightly sweetened with local honey to create a light, fruity, refreshing, effervescent drink with citrus notes. Serve chilled, either straight up or on the rocks! Semi-Dry, Lightly Effervescent. (6% Alcohol, 1.5% RS)

Lillian Hard Cider – NEW & NOW AVAILABLE IN 4-pk CANS

We honor Burton’s wife Lillian with this cider. They had 6 children, and like the 5 fruits in this cider grown on our farm, each contributed to the flavor and character of like and our family tree. Farming a century ago was challenging and Lillian ran the important household duties that supported the farm. Enjoy subtle berry notes while reflecting on your family’s history. Serve chilled, either straight up or on the rocks! Semi-Dry, Lightly Effervescent. (6.9% Alcohol, 1.5% RS)

ALL BISHOP’S HARD CIDERS ARE AVAILABLE ON TAP AT THIMBLE ISLAND BREWERY

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