Destination Cider: Touring the Angry Orchard Innovation Cider House

I was first invited to Angry Orchard’s Innovation Cider House when, technically, it didn’t quite exist yet, but Ryan Burk, AO’s head cider maker, is a hospitable soul. I remember hearing about this exciting project when the research and development facility was just an idea. That was before the famous tree house, the game-changing cider…

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4 Cider Cocktails to Mix Up This Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly … with a cocktail in hand! Add cider cocktails to your home bar this holiday season and shake things up while you #pickcider. All you need are a few ingredients, a tiny bit of time, and a lot of festive spirit! And trust us, you don’t need to call…

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5 Winter Spiced Ciders To Warm Up Every Holiday Party

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of cheer in the air! With the holidays right around the corner, it is the perfect time to get into the spirit of the season with fun holiday flavors. What shouts “holiday merriment” more than warm spiced cookies straight from the oven? When those spices end up in…

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Tour France, Drink Cider, Win at Life

Most of us are just happy to get our hands on a bottle of French cider, so can you possibly imagine the dream scenario of touring France on a cider-themed trip? Well, this is exactly what’s on offer via the France Cidre Tour from Wassail Works! Dive head first into a tank of cidre the world…

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Gift it Up: The 2018 Cider Culture Gift Guide

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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How to Pair 8 Classic Holiday Sweets with Cider

The holidays are here again, and it’s time to entertain, celebrate and gather around the table with family and friends. This time of year presents a perfect opportunity to introduce your guests to the wonderful flexibility of craft cider! The virtues of cider pairing with ham, turkey, goose and pork are clear to all cider…

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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Nov. 24–30)

December is here, #ciderlovers! Who is ready to start putting up holiday decor and spreading some cheer?! (Despite department stores having had Christmas decorations for sale since Halloween, and you know you’ve had your lights up since mid-November!) We end this chilly week with a new version of The Double Tap List, our curated roundup…

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Graft Cider Releases Limited-Edition Winter Box

Graft Cider has had, to put it mildly, a killer year so far. In the spring, Graft rapidly expanded its distribution footprint throughout the East Coast, introducing its superb sour ciders to audiences far beyond its Hudson Valley, New York hometown of Newburgh. The Graft team celebrated their second birthday with a killer party in…

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