Our roots are in Williamson, NY

Rootstock Ciderworks is a farmstead cidery located in Williamson, NY — 25-miles east of Rochester, NY near the shores of Lake Ontario. Established in 2012 by David DeFisher, Rootstock Ciderworks — the first post-prohibition farmstead cidery in the Rochester region — is dedicated to using only locally sourced ingredients in crafting premium ciders and perry. The all-natural ciders are made from fresh fruit grown on the fourth generation DeFisher Fruit Farms — over 500 acres of orchards within the largest apple producing county in the U.S.–Wayne County


Our Featured Hard Cider Sourced from DeFisher Farms Estate Grown Apples


Belgian Hard Cider A Featured Rootstock Hard Cider

Rootstock Belgian is a limited release cider designed to suit all your spring time cider drinking needs. This Ben Davis heavy cider was fermented using a traditional Belgian beer yeast. Fresh peach, and apple blossom aromas accompany pleasant minerality and apple flavor that make this cider one that is not to be missed. Available at bars, restaurants, and stores throughout the Upstate and Western New York regions in 12 oz. cans and 30L kegs.

Sweetness Scale

  • Dry
  • Off-dry
  • Semi-dry
  • Semi-sweet
  • Sweet

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