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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 New Cideries to Discover

By Emily Kovach / September 13, 2022 /

Even though 2020 was a really — like, really really — difficult year for the cider industry, there have been a number of new cideries to open their doors in the years that followed the depths of the pandemic. It would seem that the economic uncertainty that spawned from Covid-19 also created some opportunities (and…

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Cidermaker Q&A: Archetype12 Wines

By Emily Kovach / June 30, 2022 /

A lot of cideries make a limited-run cider or two using fruit donated by neighbors from at-home apple or pear trees. These ciders are a great way to keep homegrown fruit from going to waste, and a way to share the local terroir and harvest with the whole community. For Archetype12 Wines, based in Portland,…

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Cidermaker Q&A: Greenpoint Cidery

By Emily Kovach / January 18, 2022 /

There is no shortage of weird and wonderful ciders out there, and our love for them is well documented. As we’re scrolling through the Instagram cidersphere, perusing VinoShipper and delving into cidery’s websites, we often come across many eccentric ciders that make us smile: hazy pét-nats, plum jerkum, wild-fermented sidra, wine-cider hybrids, and so much…

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5 Things You Might Not Know About the Legality of Hard Cider

By Emily Kovach / October 26, 2021 /

If you’re a reader of Cider Culture (hello! thank you!), you probably know a bunch of stuff about cider. Maybe you know about the special red-fleshed apples used to make some rosé ciders, or about how different types of wooden barrels affect the flavor, color and texture of the cider aged in them. Perhaps you’ve…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Philadelphia

By Emily Kovach / March 31, 2021 /

Philadelphia is a beer town. Or, perhaps it’s more accurate to say, it was a beer town. Now, this scrappy East Coast city that I’ve called home since 2004 is a beer town, a cider town, a wine town and a cocktail town. The tastes of locals, students and transplants have evolved and expanded over…

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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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