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 a type of 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, since an iridium-quality product is only double the original value. Maturing a bottle of starfruit wine will yield 2250g in 56 days, yielding only 40g per day per cask. That is very low maintenance profit, however. You only need to fill the cellar and wait for two seasons. With starfruit wine, 125 casks will yield 5000g per day.

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 while moving towards the exit. In order to harvest the finished product the player must reverse the process, removing empty casks while carving a path to the furthest ones. 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 or playing on mobile devices, rather than using a 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
230g
Cheese.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
287g
Aged: 3 Days
Cheese.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
345g
Aged: 4 Days
Total: 7 Days
Cheese.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
460g
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
400g
Goat Cheese.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
500g
Aged: 3 Days
Goat Cheese.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
600g
Aged: 4 Days
Total: 7 Days
Goat Cheese.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
800g
Aged: 7 Days
Total: 14 Days

Gallery

History

  • 1.1: Introduced.
  • 1.3: Removed bug that crashed the game when striking a ready-to-harvest cask with a tool.
  • 1.4: You can no longer put iridium quality items in casks. Casks can now be stacked in a player's inventory and in chests.