The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Feb. 10-16)

It’s Friday!! This week was chock-full of great times, but we are definitely happy to see the weekend, #ciderlovers! The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with tons…

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3 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Celebrate Cider Love

Whether you’re head-over-heels in love, proudly independent or full-on “it’s complicated,” we think you’ll find room in your heart for one of these Valentine’s Day cider cocktails: Fresh Pear Cocktail Ripe pears are considered an aphrodisiac in many cultures because they can be wonderfully juicy and their shape is reminiscent of the female form. It only makes…

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Valentine’s Day Recipe: Cider-Infused Fondue

Want to do something special for your cider-loving honey on Valentine’s Day? Skip the crowded restaurants and prepare this easy and delicious cider-infused fondue from Jack’s Hard Cider. Fondues are a fun, romantic and interactive dining experience. The flavors of local cider combined with the aromas of their favorite cheeses will be sure to melt your partner’s heart.…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World: CiderCon 2018 Edition

CiderCon 2018 brought together hundreds of women in craft cider, including the two below who we were able to meet with and interview. As we will discuss, blogging is one thing they have in common, but it is just the beginning of what these two dynamic ladies create. Meredith Collins of Along Came a Cider…

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4 Cideries Blending Cider and Tea to a Tee

With winter’s chill still weighing heavily in the air, warm up with a nice cup of tea-infused cider! A number of cideries are adding tea blends to their ciders and we’re not mad about it. The flavors of the teas mix perfectly with apples for a new twist on your usual sipper. Find your new…

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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Feb. 3-9)

Happy Friday, fellow #cidergeeks! What an eventful week it has been! The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with parties, prepping for the Olympics and that little event called…

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Chicago Cider Week is Almost Here (Feb. 12–17)

The second annual Chicago Cider Week is going down from Monday, February 12, through Saturday, February 17. Events will include tastings at bars, restaurants and retail locations across the city, community gatherings and educational opportunities. The week-long festival is a unique opportunity to spend time with, and learn from, makers, growers and cider drinkers. Surrounded by…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Charlottesville, Virginia

Cider drinkers owe a great debt to Virginia. As the site of the first permanent settlement in the New World, early settlers quickly planted apple trees so they could make hard cider, since barley and hops for beer were much more difficult to cultivate. Years later, some of the most important people in Virginia’s —…

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CiderCon 2018: A Recap in Photos

It’s hard to believe one week has gone by since craft cider industry folks from across the world were assembling at the Marriott in Baltimore for CiderCon 2018. Each day was jam-packed with educational opportunities, networking/socializing, eating and drinking delicious things and, overall, just tons of fun. It was heartening to see such unity, cooperation…

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DIY Cider Making #5: Storing Your Apples

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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