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 (20) 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. However, striking a cask with an Axe or Pickaxe when the cask is ready to harvest (with an iridium quality item) will crash the game.

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

You start with 33 Casks. It's possible to place 189 Casks in the Cellar, requiring 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. The 125 cask layout pictured below is a good place to start. In order to harvest the finished product the player will need to carve a path through the casks as they empty them. This can be time-consuming so it is recommended to do this only with a valuable product that takes a long time to reach iridium quality, such as starfruit wine.

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

Gallery

Bugs

Striking a Cask that is ready to harvest (i.e., contains an iridium quality item) with an Axe or Pickaxe will crash the game. Striking a cask with a Hoe will simply harvest the item.

History

  • 1.1: Introduced.