Cider Tasting 2021

11 AM – 3PM

This marks our 9th annual “Old Fashioned Cider Tasting” event at the Mill!  All proceeds benefit the restoration of the Kimlin Cider Mill.

Click here to help sponsor the event or donate cider.

In response to COVID-19, all current CDC recommendations will be followed. In addition, hand sanitizer will be available throughout and communal areas will be regularly cleaned.

Planned Events

  • Cider tasting of our Kimlin Cider (available at this event only) plus other local sweet & hard ciders
  • Commemorative tasting glass with full cider tasting
  • Behind-the-scene Mill tours
  • Children’s activities, including inflatable characters by Inflatable Fun
  • Demonstration of cider pressing with an antique press
  • Raffles
  • Online auction from 10/4 to 10/20
  • Live music from the Roundabout Ramblers
  • Food from Dutchess Dog House
  • Apple fritters by the Fishkill Historical Society
  • Historic display by the Sports Museum of Dutchess County
  • Rain or shine!  Under a large tent.


  • Free entry
  • $15 – hard & sweet ciders, with souvenir tasting glass
  • $5 – sweet ciders only
  • $0 – sweet cider for ages 12 and under
  • Tasting tickets are available at the door, but if you purchase online (link here), you will be entered into an exclusive raffle of a jug of Kimlim Cider!  Our small-batch cider is made especially for this event only and is not sold or otherwise available except for tasting.
  • Lunch, apple fritters, apple butter, and merchandise available for purchase at the event

Cider Donors


Cider Table Donors:


Honeycrisp Apples:

Northern Spy Apples:

Rome Apples:

  • Peter & Marion VanNess
  • Fritzy & Jack Goodman
  • Robert Balkind
  • Gendron Family
  • Mark Piggott
  • Rick Keller-Coffey
  • Doug & Karen Lyke
  • The Chazen Companies
  • Stephan Saland
  • Bill & Barbara Ponte
  • PVE, LLC


  • John & Ann Pinna
  • Rebecca Edwards, Dutchess County Legislator
  • Central Hudson

Raffle & Auction Donors:

Thank you to our partners!