Gathering of cider makers, specialists
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Dummerston- In honor of the Kingston Black, the “One apple to rule them all” five cider makers from four states come together at Scott Farm Orchard on Sunday, September 24, from 12 to 4 pm, to showcase their hard ciders made with this highly-prized heirloom apple, sparsely grown in the US.

Hard cider enthusiasts have the opportunity to meet Scott Farm orchardist Ezekiel Goodband; cider makers from Eden Specialty Ciders, of Newport; Farnum Hill Ciders, of Lebanon, NH; Slyboro Ciderhouse of Granville, NY; Stormalong Ciders, of Sherborn, MA; and Whetstone Ciderworks, of Marlboro; as well as Chelsea Green senior editor Ben Watson, author of “Cider Hard and Sweet: History, Traditions and Making Your Own,” who will be available to sign books.

There will be six or more Kingston Black hard ciders to taste, along with local food pairings.

The Kingston Black Festival is going to be held in the Apple Barn at Scott Farm Orchard at 707 Kipling Road. The fee for those 21 and over is $10 per person, which includes a commemorative tasting glass. To register visit http://scottfarmvermont.com/registration/, email events@scottfarmvermont.com or call (802) 254-6868.
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