It's cider season in Mystic

A small group of spectators watch as Josh Miner, left, and his brother John, right, both members of the fifth generation of their family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, run the steam-powered cider press Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
A small group of spectators watch as Josh Miner, left, and his brother John, right, both members of the fifth generation of their family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, run the steam-powered cider press Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Mystic — A local mainstay is offering demonstrations and fresh-pressed cider for sale for the season.

Visitors to the family-run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic can see cider-making demonstrations sporadically on weekdays or as scheduled, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays through October. Demonstrations also are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November.

Josh Miner, a member of the fifth generation of his family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, preps the feeder chute for the apple pumice as he gets ready for a pressing with the the steam-powered cider press Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays, but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Josh Miner, a member of the fifth generation of his family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, preps the feeder chute for the apple pumice as he gets ready for a pressing with the the steam-powered cider press Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays, but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Josh Miner, a member of the fifth generation of his family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, lubricates the 1890 steam engine in preparation for a pressing at the historic cider mill Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays, but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Josh Miner, a member of the fifth generation of his family to run B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill in Old Mystic, lubricates the 1890 steam engine in preparation for a pressing at the historic cider mill Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Cider-making demonstrations can be seen sporadically on weekdays, but are scheduled for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekends into November. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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