Cask

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Cask
Cask.png
Use in the cellar to age products like wine and cheese.
Information
Source: Crafting
Sell Price: Cannot be sold

Crafting
Recipe Source: Final Farmhouse upgrade
Ingredients: Wood.png Wood (20)Hardwood.png Hardwood (1)

The Cask is Artisan Equipment used to make Artisan Goods. It takes wine and cheese and ages them to increase their quality and value.

Normal, silver, and gold quality items can be prematurely removed from a cask at any time by striking the cask with an Axe, Hoe, or Pickaxe.

Casks are able to produce items with "iridium star" quality. Iridium star is the highest level of quality, which doubles the value of an item. Different types of items take longer or slower to age. Wine takes the longest -- 2 seasons of aging to go from basic wine to iridium quality wine.

Casks can be placed anywhere, however they will only accept goods to refine if they are actually in the cellar.

It's worth noting that even with high-value goods such as Starfruit wine, the value gained from casks is comparatively low as an iridium-quality product is only double the original value, so maturing a bottle of starfruit wine will yield 2250g in 56 days, yielding only 40g per day per cask. The lack of maintenance required for casks means you can fill the cellar and forget about it for two seasons to get that little extra value, however.

Placement Strategy

The cellar comes with 33 Casks. It's possible to fill the cellar with 125 casks and still leave paths to reach all of them without displacing any of them.

It's also possible to completely fill the cellar with Casks. This requires 189 casks, made of 156 Hardwood and 3120 Wood. In order to use all 189 casks, the player must fill the casks all at once, placing additional casks as they move towards the exit. In order to harvest the finished product the player will need to remove the empty casks as they go, carving a path to the furthest casks. This can be time-consuming so it may be a desirable option for only the most valuable products (e.g., Starfruit or Ancient Fruit wine).

All layouts described here are shown in the Gallery below.

Note that players using a controller instead of mouse/keyboard have reported difficulty accessing casks in the corners of the Cellar.

Aged Values

Image Name Description Ingredient Base Quality Silver Star (x 1.25) Gold Star (x 1.5) Iridium Star (x 2)
Wine.png Wine Drink in moderation. Any fruit (1)
Wine.png
3 x Fruit Base Price
Wine.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
(3 x Base) x 1.25
Aged: 14 Days
Wine.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
(3 x Base) x 1.50
Aged: 14 Days
Total: 28 Days
Wine.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
(3 x Base) x 2
Aged: 28 Days
Total: 56 Days
Pale Ale.png Pale Ale Drink in moderation. Hops.png Hops (1)
Pale Ale.png
300g
Pale Ale.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
375g
Aged: 9 Days
Pale Ale.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
450g
Aged: 8 Days
Total: 17 Days
Pale Ale.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
600g
Aged: 17 Days
Total: 34 Days
Beer.png Beer Drink in moderation. Wheat.png Wheat (1)
Beer.png
200g
Beer.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
250g
Aged: 7 Days
Beer.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
300g
Aged: 7 Days
Total: 14 Days
Beer.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
400g
Aged: 14 Days
Total: 28 Days
Mead.png Mead A fermented beverage made from honey. Drink in moderation. Honey.png Honey (1)
Mead.png
200g
Mead.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
250g
Aged: 7 Days
Mead.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
300g
Aged: 7 Days
Total: 14 Days
Mead.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
400g
Aged: 14 Days
Total: 28 Days
Cheese.png Cheese It's your basic cheese. Milk.png Milk (1) orLarge Milk.png Large Milk (1)
Cheese.png
200g
Cheese.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
250g
Aged: 3 Days
Cheese.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
300g
Aged: 4 Days
Total: 7 Days
Cheese.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
400g
Aged: 7 Days
Total: 14 Days
Goat Cheese.png Goat Cheese Soft cheese made from goat's milk. Goat Milk.png Goat Milk (1) orLarge Goat Milk.png Large Goat Milk (1)
Goat Cheese.png
375g
Goat Cheese.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
469g
Aged: 3 Days
Goat Cheese.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
563g
Aged: 4 Days
Total: 7 Days
Goat Cheese.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
750g
Aged: 7 Days
Total: 14 Days

Gallery

Notes

It is possible to put an iridium quality item into a Cask. The item will be available to take out again in a few seconds.

History

  • 1.1: Introduced.
  • 1.3: Removed bug that crashed the game when striking a ready-to-harvest cask with a tool.