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DIY Cider Making #5: Storing Your Apples

By Samantha Story / February 7, 2018 /

Welcome to Cider Culture’s column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter, Samantha (who’s also an at-home cider-making experimenter), will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Check out her first, second, third and fourth installments to catch up on the topics discussed so far. Here’s…

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DIY Cider Making #4: Apple Mania!

By Samantha Story / November 8, 2017 /

Welcome to Cider Culture’s column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter, Samantha (who’s also an at-home cider-making experimenter), will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Check out her first, second and third installments to catch up on the topics discussed so far.…

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DIY Cider Making #3: What is a Cider Apple?

By Samantha Story / October 2, 2017 /

Welcome to Cider Culture’s column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter, Samantha (who’s also an at-home cider-making experimenter), will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Check out her first and second installments for a proper introduction.  Please bear with me…

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DIY Cider Making Column #2: Why Make Cider?

By Samantha Story / September 5, 2017 /

Welcome to Cider Culture’s new column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter Samantha (also an at-home cider making experimenter) will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Check out her first column for a proper introduction.  Cider has always…

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DIY Cider Making #1: Hello, Let’s Talk About Making Cider

By Samantha Story / August 16, 2017 /

Welcome to Cider Culture’s new column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter Samantha (also an at-home cider making experimenter) will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Give me yesterday’s bread, this day’s flesh and last year’s cider. —Benjamin…

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ATTN Homesteaders: ANXO is Selling Apple Trees and DIY Cider-Making Kits

By Emily Kovach / April 17, 2020 /

Have the current stay-at-home orders inspired you to step up your DIY game big-time? Across the US, people are dabbling in sourdough baking, seed-saving, sewing, and tons of other projects to learn new skills, stay productive and become more self-reliant. If you’re a cider fan who’s new to the homesteading train, or you have been…

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5 Cider Podcasts to Explore for Education and Fun

By Emily Kovach / December 21, 2020 /

Over the past decade, podcasts have exploded onto the media scene. Spotify has its own podcast division now, and there are tons of dedicated apps specifically designed for podcast listening, like Stitcher and Apple Podcasts. Scroll through any of them, and you’ll find podcasts dedicated to literally every topic under the sun … including craft…

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Gift it Up: The 2020 Cider Culture Gift Guide

By Emily Kovach / December 11, 2020 /

Gift-giving season is upon us! If you are an adult human, you probably have to get a bunch of gifts for friends and family, and sometimes that can feel overwhelming. It’s kind of a bummer, isn’t it? The act of giving a gift should make both parties feel “warm and fuzzy,” but the endeavor of…

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home cider making

Cider School #8: Home Cider Making Advice & Tips with William Grote of New Salem Cider (Thurs., May 21, at 6 p.m. ET)

By Emily Kovach / May 18, 2020 /

Find the video recording of our Cider School with William Grote here. One interesting outcome of so many of us being homebound due to COVID-19 is that home-fermentation projects seem to be trending worldwide. If social media is any indication, there are a lot of new DIY cider-makers out there! If you’ve been dabbling in…

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4 Resources to Ramp Up Your DIY Cider Education

By Emily Kovach / March 24, 2020 /

As much as we might wish we could take a six-month sabbatical from regular life to immerse ourselves in cider education at Cornell, Penn State Extension or The Beer & Cider Academy, alas, it isn’t realistic for many of us. Luckily, there are plenty of resources out there to help us become better cider consumers,…

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CiderCon 2020

7 Reasons to Register for CiderCon 2020 ASAP

By Emily Kovach / January 8, 2020 /

CiderCon 2020 is coming up quickly, and if you haven’t gotten the chance to register, now is the time! This year, the premier cider conference is being held in Oakland, California, January 28 to January 31 at the Oakland Marriott. If you’ve been to CiderCon in the past, you don’t need us to tell you…

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How to Cook With Cider in Every Dish on Your Holiday Table

By Emily Kovach / November 11, 2019 /

You’ve done your research on the best ciders to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner, from easy and light welcome drinks to post-dessert sips that combat the dreaded 7 p.m. drowsiness. You raided your local bottle shop for a range of crowd-pleasing cider treats, from sessionable, dry-hopped cans for your craft beer-obsessed BFF, to off-dry sparklers…

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