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Old 09-14-2012, 09:20 PM   #1
Aug 2012
Los Angeles, CA
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Hi guys, so I'm going up to San Luis Obispo this weekend and plan on stopping by Jack Creek Farms to get some fresh pressed cider. I was wondering if you cider gurus could help suggest what apples would be good for a nice sweet cider. The orchard's website gives these apple types:

Anders (Antique Apple Path)


Api Etoile (Star Lady) (Antique Apple Path)

Arkansas Black Twig

Ashmead's Kernel (Antique Apple Path)

Baldwin (Antique Apple Path)


Cox's Orange Pippen (Antique Apple Path)



Golden Delicious

Golden Russet (Antique Apple Path)


Granny Smith


Grimes Golden (Antique Apple Path)

Holstein (Antique Apple Path)



King of Tompkins County (Tompkins King) (Antique Apple Path)

Newtown Pippen (Yellow Newtown)

McIntosh (Antique Apple Path)

Mollie's Delicious

Pink Lady

Pink Pearl

Red Delicious

Red Fuji

Red Gravenstein

Skinner's Seedling (Antique Apple Path)

Snow Apple (Antique Apple Path)

Stearns (Antique Apple Path)

Summer Rambo (Antique Apple Path)

Swaar (Antique Apple Path)

Twenty Ounce Pippen (Antique Apple Path)

White Astrachan (Antique Apple Path)

White Permain (Antique Apple Path)

Winter Banana (Antique Apple Path)

Winterstein (Antique Apple Path)

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Old 09-15-2012, 02:58 AM   #2
Apr 2008
Bridgewater, NJ
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Originally Posted by Lovefingers View Post
I... plan on stopping by Jack Creek Farms to get some fresh pressed cider.
Unless you are going to press it yourself or buy hundreds of gallons, I doubt you will get much, if any, choice of apples.

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