Craft hard ciders available at The Old Goat Cidery at the Apple Shed in Newark NY

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Types of craft hard cider available at the Old Goat Cidery:

Sweet Mama Goat:

7% ABV – On the sweeter side, this cider is made with NYS apple blossom honey.

Berry Old Goat:

7% ABV – NYS apples blended with New England cranberries provide the perfect blend of sweet and tart.

Bearded Old Goat:

7.5% ABV – An off-dry cider made with NY cascade hops. A perfect cider for the beer drinker looking to try hard cider. Gluten free.

Old Goat Heritage:

7% ABV – Made from NYS heirloom apples, a dry cider with a strong apple flavor.

Old Goat’s In-Law:

7.5% ABV – Limited run, available only on tap. A semi-sweet made with Apple Shed sweet cider.

Tasting Room at the Old Goat Cidery:

Our sample flight includes tastes of 4 flavors and costs $4.00.

All Old Goat ciders are available on tap and can be purchased in our one liter growlers or in a pint glass for on-site consumption. All but Old Goat’s In-law are also available in 750ml bottles.

We welcome groups to come for tastings as well as for lunch. If you have a group of 6 or more, please call ahead so we can make sure to be staffed properly. We have indoor and outdoor seating, a gift shop, public restrooms and lots of parking.

About the Old Goat Cidery:

Since 1907, our family has been growing the finest quality fruit and vegetables on the land surrounding The Apple Shed. Third-generation owners, Gary & Barb Wells, opened The Apple Shed in 1973 as a fruit stand and cider mill. The fourth generation, Matt Wells and his wife, Jessica, joined the business as co-owners in 2015 and the fifth generation is now learning to farm. Old Goat Cidery, and idea that came about in 2016 and took more than a year to come to fruition, seemed like a natural fit since we already grow apples and make sweet cider. Why Old Goat? We wanted something fun and quirky to represent a great beverage, not to mention we’ve had goats on the farm for a coons’ age and unbeknownst to many, we affectionately refer to our patriarch as the “Old Goat.” Yep, he’s fun and quirky too.