Tremlett’s Bitter

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Description

Tremlett’s Bitter is a prized English bittersweet. It is a medium firm apple, yellow flushed with a deep red. It is often used in blends with sweeter ciders, as it produces an astringent juice with lots of tannin. Tremlett’s Bitter has a relatively short harvest in late October.

Discovered: Late 1800s Devon, England

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Midseason

History

Tremlett’s Bitter dates back to 19th century Exe Valley in Devon.