Handcrafted hard cider
Rootwood cider is crafted using several different types of apples. Each variety has unique characteristics and differences in color, aroma, clarity, and flavor. After crushing and pressing the apples, these characteristics remain in the juice and throughout the fermentation, blending, filtration, and pasteurizing process. Each blend of cider may look different in the glass or bottle. Sometimes there may be natural sediment or color change in the cider depending on the blend and cidermaking process.
Currently pouring & bottled
Bin Series 15
dry cider showcasing bittersweet & bittersharp apples ABV 7.5%
Our driest blend, made with select bins of unique heirloom apples. Featuring Fuji, Pink Lady, Brown Snout, Dabinett, Kingston Black, and Wickson Crab apples.
Dry, astringent, and perfectly complemented by aged cheeses and cured meats.
light, fresh fruit flavors, with notes of vanilla ABV 7.5%
Named for one of the original Koenig family orchards in Manson, WA.
Featuring Fuji, Jonagold, Elstar, Foxwhelp, Browns, Kingston Black apples.
Often compared to a dry, light sparkling wine.
NEW RELEASE HARVEST 103
crisp and refreshing, with a bittersweet finish ABV 6.4%
Celebrating 103 years of apple harvests in our family orchards. Each year, another Harvest Series cider is created. This cider honors the hard work of another successful growing season.
Featuring Golden Delicious, Winter Banana, Pink Lady, and Spitzenberg apples.
NEW RELEASE GOLDEN TRI
tart with hints of citrus ABV 6.8%
Golden Tri is a cider made with three distinct golden apple varieties: tart and juicy Jonagolds, crisp Golden Delicious, and complex Golden Russet cider apples. Each variety is interesting in its own right, but together they shine in this golden cider combination.
lightly sweet with an earthy hop aroma, mildly bitter ABV 7%
Hop-infused cider featuring Pink Lady apples and Citra Hops.
Available in the taproom and select cider bars
BIN SERIES 16
rich, bold, complex ABV 7.5%
Our boldest blend, made with select bins of apples from the 2016 harvest. Featuring Granny Smith, Lady, Cox’s Orange Pippin, Bramley, Ellis Bitter, Foxwhelp, Rubinette, Newtown Pippin, Ashmead’s Kernel, Golden Russet, Spitzenburg, Winecrisp, Belle de Baskoop, Wickson and Manchurian Crab apples.
full-bodied, heritage style ABV 7.5%
This Heritage Style blend features sharp and bittersweet cider apples, yielding a complex cider characterized by higher tannin levels and moderate astringency. Crafted from Yarlington Mill, Harrison, and Winesap apples, grown in the Koenig family orchards.
Available exclusively in the taproom.
- Lake Effect
Sold out ciders:
- Harvest 100
- Harvest 101
- Harvest 102
- Golden Tri (returning Spring/Summer 2018)
- Olden Golden
- Golden SV
- Lake Effect (returning Spring/Summer 2018)
SOLD OUT --- LAKE EFFECT
full bodied, with deep apple aromas ABV 7.4%
Honoring Lake Chelan’s influence on our weather, geography, and daily lives!
Featuring: Winesap, Jonathan, Jonagold, Golden Delicious and Manchurian Crab apples.
Sold Out! New batch coming soon