Favorite type of Apple??

Discussion in 'Community Forum' started by EdLongshanks, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. EdLongshanks

    EdLongshanks 12 pointer

    Nov 16, 2013
    Northern Kentucky
    My 4 year old daughter just delivered a newly purchased Apple from the grocery store that she already knew was my absolute favorite breed of Apple. She picked it out herself. My question is, why didn't God quit inventing apples when he made the Granny Smith?????

    It might have been the best Apple ever grown...with all emotional feeling towards the gifter discredited...it was a phenomenal Apple.

    I have tolerance for honey crisp as well
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2015
  2. Rodeo man

    Rodeo man 8 pointer

    Aug 31, 2011
    Honey crisp is about the only Apple I'll eat. Love em.
  3. FOWLER2671

    FOWLER2671 12 pointer

    Sep 11, 2009
    Evicted from Aintry'
    Winesap was my favorite red apple but I guess they are not as profitable to grow?

    It's been awhile since I have seen any for sale.
  4. 8&sand

    8&sand 12 pointer

  5. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

    Oct 25, 2013
    Washington County
    Mutzu or Arkansas black

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  6. Iceman35

    Iceman35 12 pointer

    Oct 27, 2008
    Boone County

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  7. davers

    davers 12 pointer

    Jul 14, 2014
    My favorite is Red Delicious, but wonder what happened to the old June Apples. Don't see or hear much about them nowdays,
  8. rcatron

    rcatron 8 pointer

    Apr 12, 2010
    winchester, ky
    Arkansas blacks when I can find them
  9. stevenvalleyagain

    stevenvalleyagain 10 pointer

    Aug 15, 2005
    Valley station
    Granny smith is great for cooking but too tart for me to eat raw. I prefer gala or honeycrisp for freah eating...but granny smith makes the best pies and cobblers to me since they are a little firmer than the sweeter apples.
  10. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    You must be really bored. I'm surprised we didn't get a pic of an apple with a bite out of it.
  11. GrouseAssasin

    GrouseAssasin 12 pointer

    Aug 1, 2009
    Jackson, ky
    Gala or Honeycrisp. There's an apple orchard on top of black mountain in Harlan county that grows phenomenal Honeycrisp. We were up there working on one of Chesapeake's gas wells last year during harvest time. A buyer was there and as the tractor went up and down the rows the workers were picking apples and putting them in a big crate. If the tractor fender brushed up against a tree and knocked an apple off, the buyer wouldn't take it. Guy that owned the orchard let me and my helper fill two five gallon bucket each of the "ground apples" for $5. Time I finished off my two buckets I didn't want to look at another apple for a while.
  12. Navy Bowhunter

    Navy Bowhunter 6 pointer

    Jun 25, 2013
    Knifley, KY
    Jonagold and Fuji for me. We go to Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville, VA every fall and pick them with the kids.
  13. Wampuscat

    Wampuscat 10 pointer

    Apr 10, 2009
    6s. mac book as close second.
  14. reivertom

    reivertom 12 pointer

    Dec 17, 2007
    Greenup Co.
    My 16 year old daughter started me on Ambrosia Apples. Many different types are good, but not all of any type are good. I've had Golden Delicious that were great and other Golden Delicious that tasted like cardboard. It is all about how and where they are grown and the sugar content.
  15. ratamahatta

    ratamahatta 6 pointer

    Jan 17, 2010

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