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ike. Nov 5, 2007 08:30 AM

I'd love to find some unpasteurized apple cider before it's gone for the season. Where can I find the best cider in town?

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    KTFoley RE: ike. Nov 5, 2007 09:40 AM

    I have been finding Hoch's unpasteurized organic cider in half-gallon containers at the Mississippi Market co-op, and it is delicious.

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      Quince RE: ike. Nov 5, 2007 02:24 PM

      Bob's Bluebird Apple Orchard at the St. Paul Farmer's Market. I've been drinking the Hoch Orchard cider (cold treated with UV light) from Mississippi Market as well when I don't make it to the farmer's market, but I think the stuff from the farmer's market is just a little bit tastier.

      1. cayjohan RE: ike. Nov 5, 2007 02:59 PM

        Fireside Orchard and Gardens sells at the Mpls. FM, and I've been absolutely pleased ( and then some) with their cider this year - a nice tart bite to cut through all the apple sweet. Just stopped in last Sat. and there weren't so many jugs out. I'd give it a try, but I may have to arm wrestle you for the last one! Quince mention Bob's at the StP market - also very good, but to my taste a little sweeter. If you like the sweet, it's a good buy at 4 bucks a half gallon.

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