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B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill

#3 of 10 Tours in Mystic
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Address: 129 N Stonington Rd, Mystic, CT 06355-3608
Phone Number: 860-536-3354
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Historic cider mill, still active.

Homemade cider, expensive than other market cider, but worth the trip. Be prepared for long lines on fall weekends--parking at a premium. Very seasonal...closes late fall. Country... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2016
Robert B
Ledyard, Connecticut
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very cute place but get their early. We arrived an hour after they opened and there was already a 20 minute wait for donuts. There is a gift shop selling their donuts and ciders, along with jellies and wines, and other assorted food items. They were in the process of making cider outside but we did not stay for that.... More 

Thank rduinc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous Fall day spent drinking hot apple cider with a warm apple donut--yum! Live band playing on the lawn. Lots of goodies (jams, syrups, hard ciders, kettle corn, etc.) to sample and buy for yourself and gifts!

Thank MalissaSantana
Salem, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I came here to see the cider making demonstration. It is the oldest steam powered cider mill in the United States. All of the equipment is original and the demonstration of the how they make the cider is really interesting and fun to watch. It also smells amazing. The store sells cider, gifts and goodies. The apple dumplings, elephant ears... More 

Thank Caitlin W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We tried to get to the cider mill Columbus W/E and the place was overcrowded. You could not get near any of the facilities to observe or purchase any items.

Thank Paul P
Ledyard, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Homemade cider, expensive than other market cider, but worth the trip. Be prepared for long lines on fall weekends--parking at a premium. Very seasonal...closes late fall. Country store feel--very tight quarters--selling many New England products--some expensive. Plan on staying 4 hours or so. 20 minutes from Mystic--one hour from Providence or New Haven.

1 Thank Robert B
Mashantucket, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

My first trip to the mill was with my husband and a friend. The mill is only open for a few months each year, which creates a frenzy when they are open. The parking lot is a zoo and most people skip it and instead park in the street. With cars parked on both sides sections of the road are... More 

1 Thank Nancy Catherine W
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I didn't get to go in the cider mill, because it was closed for cleaning, but the bakery is phenomenal and I enjoyed shopping in the country store. Definitely a fun place to stop and the locals tell me the cider is fantastic!

Thank Maegan M
Ledyard, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

the place is family owned.they are friendly and have a huge assortment of goodies from rock candy to jams jellies,cider,hard cider.only complaint is they are only open a few months a year

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

it was the day before Thanksgiving and looking for things to do that are not Big Box. Always need something to bring along to a friend's gathering. So BF Clydes was a fun choice. Located not far from "casino-land" it is a nice country drive. One building features some tasty pastry treats including apple cider donuts- not the best around.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is an authentic Steam Powered Cider Mill. The Cider were absolutely delicious with varies of Chocolate flavors. Its totally green and as it was done back early 1900'. Three are so many candies and other old fashion cookies. They even have a wine tasting sections. We had a wonderful time here and may be the only remaining site left... More 

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