Newtown Pippin Single Heirloom Varietal
“The Prince of Apples”
Fermented to dryness, the tart cider's light fizz strikes a balance with the yeastiness of Champagne yeast and a low residual sugar content. Clean and tasting faintly of lemons, it cuts through fish or even Indian takeout
First harvested in 1740 in Queens, NY.
Coveted by George Washington and Thomas Jeferson and planted in their personal estates.
Benjamin Franklin had Newtown Pippins shipped to him in London in 1759.
Credited with establishing the U.S. fruit export industry.
Was popular for use in the making of hard cider.