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Madrid Nov 5, 2010 10:20 AM

Is it correct that unpasteurized cider can only be sold at the locations that press it? I hope not...

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  1. Allstonian RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 10:40 AM

    Pretty much so, unfortunately. We get ours at Honey Pot Hill.

    1. ScubaSteve RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 10:45 AM

      yes. I get mine at Cider Hill Farms in Amesbury.

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      Cider Hill Farm
      45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA

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        justbeingpolite RE: ScubaSteve Nov 5, 2010 10:48 AM

        Charlton Farms was bringing it to my local Farmer's Market.

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          gimlis1mum RE: ScubaSteve Nov 5, 2010 05:08 PM

          Our CSA had some of Cider Hill's unpasteruized cider late in the season...it was wonderful.

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            Madrid RE: gimlis1mum Nov 5, 2010 05:27 PM

            I love the cider hill cider but they close at Thanksgiving and we don't have freezer space. I'll check out the other farms suggested to see if any stay open after November. It's such great suff and I'd love to use it to cook lentils, etc. as well as other foods throughout winter. and I'll check out the Ice hard cider. thanks to everyone.

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          Brock Lee Robb RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 10:59 AM

          A little off-topic, but have you tried Eden Ice Cider, from Vermont? This is hard cider made in the style of Ice Wine. Really good!

          1. Gio RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 11:04 AM

            I buy unpasteurized cider at Tendercrop Farm in Newbury:
            http://www.tendercropfarms.com/

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              celestialmundane RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 01:36 PM

              An orchard at the City Hall farmers market has unpasteurized cider. I forget the name -- but the stall is always on the end closest to School St.

              1. PinchOfSalt RE: Madrid Nov 5, 2010 05:53 PM

                Unpasteurized cider can be sold away from the orchard, but it is not a common thing. The Red Apple Farm folks sold it at the Lexington Farmers Market this year. Last year I remember getting some at Verrill Farm - it was wonderful stuff.

                Phil's Apples, in Harvard, has wonderful unpasteurized cider but as far as I know it is only sold at the orchard (open through November I believe).

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                Verrill Farm
                11 Wheeler Rd, Concord, MA, MA 01742

                Red Apple Farm
                455 Highland Ave, Athol, MA 01331

                Phil's Apples
                Harvard, MA, Harvard, MA

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