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MillStone Cellars creates rustic cider with passion and integrity (MD)

Photo courtesy WMAR Baltimore

Photo courtesy WMAR Baltimore

“”The concept was, let’s try to make the hard cider like they did 150 years ago, which sort of parallels how they make wine,” he said. “It’s small barrel fermentation, it’s sitting in the barrel for months and months and months and one of the fortunate things we discovered is that we don’t have to add preservatives. You don’t have to filter it. You don’t have to fine it, pasteurize it, so it’s a very rustic product.”

Ian Mansfield is MillStone’s cellar master. He said no other cider company is doing things the way they are. “

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MillStone Cellars creates rustic cider with passion and integrity