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Craft Cider Roundup: Cozy Winter Ciders

By Meredith Collins / January 14, 2021 /

In this age of strange seasons, we rarely know what to expect of winter. This seemingly never-ending stretch of cold can foretell spring with surprising sunshine and mildness, or send us burrowing back into our homes with days upon days of cold and sleet. No matter what this winter has in store for us (we…

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Craft Cider Roundup: 3 Autumnal Ciders

By Meredith Collins / September 15, 2020 /

This is part of a series of craft cider roundups from Meredith of Along Came a Cider. For more, check out her stories about ciders pushing the envelope, and a round up of still ciders.  Fall is second only to spring in terms of its unpredictable weather. Now, it might feel damp and chilly in…

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Craft Cider Roundup: Different Apples

By Meredith Collins / December 14, 2017 /

Welcome to the next installment of craft cider roundups from Meredith of Along Came a Cider. For more, check out her other articles for Cider Culture about ciders pushing the envelope, still ciders, autumnal ciders and perries. No matter what fabulous experiments creative cider makers come up with, apples are the heart of cider. I want to round up…

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Craft Cider Roundup: Perries

By Meredith Collins / October 25, 2017 /

This is the fourth installment of craft cider roundups from Meredith of Along Came a Cider. For more, check out her first article for Cider Culture about ciders pushing the envelope, her second article about still ciders and her third article about autumnal ciders. One of my 2016 New Year’s resolutions was to start to…

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Craft Cider Roundup: Still Ciders

By Meredith Collins / August 29, 2017 /

It’s no secret that many cider fans love bubbles. I number myself among these folks, but some ciders show off their best qualities by being still. During the heat of summer, we tend to chase refreshment—the more sparkles, the better. But right now, as cool weather settles in, we may be able to appreciate more…

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Ciders Pushing the Envelope

Craft Cider Round-Up: Ciders Pushing the Envelope

By Meredith Collins / August 7, 2017 /

I write Along Came A Cider, a blog where I review ciders from all over the world, focusing on the experience of looking at, smelling, drinking and ruminating over each one. At this point, the blog goes back more than four years; that’s a lot of cider and a lot of reviews. Something I don’t…

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Cider & Cheese: How to Create a Delectable Cheese Board

By Emily Kovach / January 20, 2021 /

You don’t need us to explain why cheese and cider are so great together (so great, in fact, that some cheese makers have even begun washing their cheeses with cider). But, that’s not to say that all cheese and cider pairings are created equal, because they’re not. Playing with texture, flavor, acidity and sweetness, you…

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Non-Alcoholic Craft Ciders

Why Aren’t There More Non-Alcoholic Craft Ciders?

By Emily Kovach / January 15, 2021 /

Have you noticed how not drinking is trending? Maybe it’s the influence of so-called Instagram wellness, or just the fact that brands are coming out with such beautiful, carefully crafted zero-proof products that it’s actually an appealing option. Over the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of mocktail culture, the launch of 0% ABV…

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9 Grapefruit Ciders to Try

By Emily Kovach / January 14, 2021 /

Grapefruit is one of those magical fruits that somehow always feels seasonal. In warmer months, their sharp acid and tangy zip are super refreshing, and in winter, they actually are in season! The grapefruit we eat in the USA come mostly from Florida and Texas, where prime growing season runs from September through June. The…

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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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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 16: Two Broads Ciderworks

By Emily Kovach / December 2, 2020 /

In our ongoing series, Women Making Waves in the Cider World, we’ve talked to women working in nearly every sector of the industry, from podcasters and bloggers to distributors to production pros. Though craft cider — and plenty of other beverage sectors, like beer and wine, for that matter — is still a male-dominated sphere,…

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6 Craft Cideries Giving Back to the Community

By Emily Kovach / November 13, 2020 /

Over the years we’ve seen, again and again, craft cideries prove their commitment to the communities where they’re located, whether that’s through donating to local charities, producing hand sanitizer or gathering backyard fruit and sharing the resulting cider with neighbors. Here are six cideries that we’ve recently come across, using their platforms and influence to…

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