Ethic Ciders Commemorates Launch in Sonoma County with Memorial Day Weekend Event

Sonoma County, California’s Ethic Ciders is announcing two inaugural cider releases. The first release, Golden Rule (Ethic’s signature orchard blend), is perfectly tart and crisp with hints of melon, nutmeg and citrus and a dry, sparkling finish. The second release, Gravitude, is a nod to the local heirloom apple, the Gravenstein. It’s blended to expose beautiful floral notes with…

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Jersey Cider Works Releases Ironbound Summer Cider

Jersey Cider Works’ Ironbound Hard Cider has announced the release of its seasonal Ironbound Summer Cider. At 4.2% ABV and featuring a hint of black tea and freshly squeezed lemon juice, Summer Cider is an ideal offering to bring along when you head down the shore in New Jersey and beyond. Even better, Ironbound Summer Cider has no added sugar or preservatives. The seasonal…

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The 1-Month Countdown to PA Cider Fest Starts Today!

The countdown is on! In exactly one month from today, on June 24, the lovely locale of Hauser Estate Winery will be filled with cider aficionados eager to sample the offerings from cideries across Pennsylvania at the 2017 PA Cider Fest. If you have yet to purchase your tickets for this annual Gettysburg area event, the…

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Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend with Angry Party Punch

Want to impress your Memorial Day party guests? Treat them to a cider-infused party punch! This cider punch recipe, courtesy of Angry Orchard Hard Cider, combines Angry Orchard’s Summer Honey cider with vodka, wine and a few more ingredients for a refreshing punch that’s perfect for entertaining crowds of all sizes. Break out the punchbowl and…

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Bold Rock Announces Production Expansion

Bold Rock Hard Cider has announced plans to expand its production facility in Mill River, NC, before the end of the year. The award-winning craft cider company, which makes a variety of hard cider styles from apples picked in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina, will add 30,000 square feet of new…

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Hardball Cider Expanding to Open Bethlehem Tasting Room & Location in Reading Terminal Market

Hardball Cider is giving cider lovers something to get really excited about with news about not one but two upcoming company expansions. Two new locations are in the sights of Hardball Cider founder and CEO Geoffrey Deen: a tasting room in Bethlehem and a spot inside Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market. Both locales will expand the reach of Hardball Cider…

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Sustainability for the Cider Industry, Part 2

How can we be the best stewards of the resources that go into cidermaking, given the vast volume of cider in production? This article, a continuation of Part 1, which discussed pesticides, energy use and water use, will include a cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment of a bottle of cider as well as a discussion of…

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Cider Travels: Wicked Fresh Cider in Boston

Travel opens up great opportunities to get out in the world, drink some new and interesting ciders and visit a few cidermakers in their home environments. A popular travel destination, Boston is home to great cidermakers in the city as well as a handful more that are a short ride away. While you won’t find…

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Citizen Cider Launches Nonalcoholic All Times Sparkling Ciders

Many individuals enjoy the refreshing taste of cider, yet not all want an alcoholic beverage. Citizen Cider is keeping those folks in mind with the introduction of its nonalcoholic cider brand, All Times Sparkling Ciders. All Times Sparkling Ciders are 100% juice with no sugar added, making them delicious and nutritious. All Times works with apple growers nearby…

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Save the Dates for Oregon Cider Week (June 15–25)

Get ready for a cider celebration of epic proportions. The Northwest Cider Association has announced that the sixth annual Oregon Cider Week will take place from June 15–25. This 10-day celebration invites one and all, from cidermakers to chefs, to showcase Northwest cider in a variety of special events, featured menus, happy hours, tap takeovers and…

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Stowe Cider Looks to Move to New Production Facility This Summer

Stowe Cider is looking to move its production to a new facility, according to a report in Stowe Today. The move to the new 4,000-square-foot location will enable the cidery to quadruple its production. Construction is planned for this summer if state permits are approved. Local permits have already been secured. The owners anticipate that all permissions…

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