Kite & String Cider Catalog
Kite & String is the house brand of Finger Lakes Cider House. Learn more about Kite & String. Below you can browse our ciders that are available for purchase in our tasting room, web store, and Cider Club. These bottled products are also available to wholesale buyers – contact us.
Northern Spy '16
Semi-dry. Naturally sparkling via method charmat. Single varietal cider featuring the classic native New York heirloom, Northern Spy. Fruit forward and balanced. Fresh, ripe fruit on the nose, honeydew, mango and papaya on the front palate. Naturally sweetened with cold concentrated Northern Spy juice.
Semi-dry, bordering on semi-sweet. Naturally sparkling via method charmat. A creative celebration of the Finger Lakes wine and cider culture, blending high acid cider apples with vinifera grapes. Strong aromatics of strawberries and lilac. Full of berry notes blanced with crisp acidity. Round creamy finish.
Bone Dry. Tradtional Method. Earthy nose with notes of leather and wood. Flavors of peppercorn, woodsmoke and char. Undertones of citrus rind and green pear. Highly textured tannic structure with an extended finish.
Geneva Russet '16
Bone Dry. Traditional Method. Classic 'Russet' aromas of sweet baked apple, "dirty honey", beeswax, dried apple rings. An incredible perception of 'sweetness' yet still measuring dry. Buttery and bright.
Dry. Traditional Method. The most 'champagne like' of all our ciders. High levels of carbonation and 12 months of lees aging have resulted in a highly textured, dynamically balanced celebration cider. Swirling aromas of fresh baked bread,wildflowers and spice. Notes of ginger and elderflower (eat one if you haven't!) on the finish.
Semi Sweet. Sprakling. Cider apples fermented with wildflower honey. Classics mead aromas. Round fermented honey notes brightened with acidity and enlivened with a sweet apple reserve. A delicate dance of balance.
Fortified dessert cider. A cold concentrated ice cider partially fermented then blended with a young apple brandy. Aged briefly in American oak. Layers of caramel and vanilla balanced with refreshing acidity. Unfiltered and unfined.
Ice Cider '16
A dessert cider, concentrated in the depths of winter. Lively acidity with layers of butterscotch and apple butter. Full-bodied and balanced. Bursting with warmth yet refreshing. Ripe with apple essence.