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Fruit Focus: Cherries

This is the second in our series of posts regarding the different fruits that we grow here at DeFisher Fruit Farm and the different products we can make with them at Apple Country Spirits.  The first entry in this series can be found here: http://applecountryspirits.com/blog/fruit-focus-apples/


Today's focus is on Cherries.  Cherries are our second biggest crop behind apples.  DeFisher Fruit Farm grows close to 100 acres of cherries all together, with a majority being tart cherries.  The oldest block of tree we have is over 35 years old and we have been growing cherries for ...

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Apple Jack; the Great American Spirit

  • Posted On: July 31, 2014
  • Author: Collin McConville
  • Categories: Products, Drinking, Support Local

Hello everyone!  This year has been amazingly busy so far!  We have been busy working with tart cherries to make several delicious new drinks for people to enjoy.  But that isn't why I am posting this up today.  I wanted to talk about Apple Jack.   Apple Jack is a traditional American spirits that has roots as deep or deeper than Bourbon.  Oh yes, I went there.  Today Bourbon is king, but before prohibition Apple Jack was just as popular, if not more so.  Today there are only a handful of Apple Jacks left in the country, and the most ...