Cider Consumer Trends

Is it Really Time for Pumpkin Cider Already?

Just about this time every year, like clockwork, we wake up one day in mid-September and realize: Oh snap, pumpkin cider season is here again! How can that be possible when we’re still wearing tank tops and low-key debating whether to turn the AC back on or not?! Whether you love them or hate them,…

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How to Build a Cider-Party Bar

So, you want to host a party. Great idea! Your friends/family/crush/co-workers are going to be psyched. Time to start planning out what kind of snacks you’re going to serve, putting together a Spotify playlist and strategizing about how you’re going to clean the entire house without going crazy. But the best part of all is…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider Aboard the Alaska Railroad

Where’s the most epic place you’ve ever enjoyed a cider? We’ll bet even your top contender isn’t quite as wild as sipping a cider aboard a giant train on a mountainside in Alaska … are we right? Time to pull out your bucket list because here’s something new to add to it: Aboard the Alaska…

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Cool Off with Cider Cocktails: Virtue Cider’s Frozé

Just when you thought rosé ciders couldn’t get any more fabulous and internet-breaking … meet Cider Frozé! This adults-only slushy drink seems like the kind of thing you can only get at a bar or some guest-list-only pool party, but thanks to the wonderful folks at Virtue Cider, you can make this dreamy pink drink at…

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Cider Loves Food: CSA Veggies Pairings

In our monthly column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. It’s summer: the season of grilling, picnics and lakeside barbeques! Where I live, it’s also the season when a…

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Cider & Cheese: How to Create a Summer Cheese Board

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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7 Citrus-Spiked Ciders to Try

To be sure, rosé ciders are going to rock your summer. But, we have a prediction about another craft cider trend that’s going to be a big hit as the mercury rises: citrus ciders. When handled properly, the bright tartness of sunny citrus fruits can act as a lovely complement to the round sweetness of…

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