Due to COVID-19, our Taproom is closed for the forseeable future.

Come visit us weekends 10A- 6P at Thornton River Orchard and Market, located at 11587 Lee Highway (U.S. 211) in Sperryville (just before you head up into Shenandoah National Park)

Contact us at mead (at) hinsonford.com to schedule bottle sales (off-premises) for curbside pickup

Lower prices on many of your favorite ciders & meads; Buy a case, get 15% discount + free pint glass!

Menu – Cider

643 Ashmead’s Kernel stars in this dry cider, joining about eight other local apple varieties (Thornton River Orchard, Sperryville).
7.2% abv
750 ml bottle – $16
Arkansas Black Dry varietal, characteristic flavor profile of this distinctive apple (Thornton River Orchard, Sperryville).
6.3% abv
750 ml bottle – $18
Special order only
Dry balanced blend of at least a dozen apple varieties, 80% Rappahannock (Lee’s and Jenkins Orchards), 20% northern varieties.
8.5% abv
750 ml bottle – $12
Released 10/12/20
Dry full bodied varietal cider with a pungent aroma, complex, rich flavor followed by a spicy finish.
10% abv
750 ml bottle – $24
Thumb Run Reserve Dry cider blend aged in bourbon barrel used to age port. Barrel from Narmada Winery, Amissville, apples from Thornton River Orchard, Sperryville.
5.6% abv
750 ml bottle – $24
Ginger Dry, light cider blend flavored with fresh ginger. Apples from Thornton River Orchard, Sperryville.
5.6% abv
750 ml bottle – $18
Special order only
Dry and tart, apple and sour Montmorency cherry cider.
9.8% abv
750 ml bottle – $18

Menu – Mead

Dream State
NEW! Released 10/17/20
Dark, rich, complex. Earthy buckwheat honey, Peruvian-bean cold-brew decaf, combine with cacoa and vanilla in this wood-aged mead. 6 g residual sugar per liter. STILL
13.3% abv
375 ml bottle – $28
May be available in November 2020
Dry, made with goldenrod honey from southern Pennsylvania. Carbonated.
9% abv
750 ml bottle – $18
Orange Blossom Dry, made with orange blossom honey from Florida (Windsong Apiaries). Carbonated.
9.1% abv
750 ml bottle – $20
NEW! Released 10/12/20
Dry, light, bright, fruity and fresh, with just the right amount of bubbles
Wildflower-honey mead made with blackberries, raspberries and blueberries from Mary’s garden in Amissville. Carbonated.
7.6% abv
750 ml bottle – $24