Cider Makers Pivot to Produce Hand Sanitizer

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cider makers have proven themselves to be resilient and resourceful, pivoting their sales models to online sales and shipping, organizing and gathering together online, and finding ways to give back to their communities. One new development in this unfolding story is that a number of cider makers are…

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How to Safely Buy Cider via Curbside Pick-Up

Is your cider stash running low? As we enter the second month of social distancing, it’s more than possible that you’re in need of a re-up of adult beverages. Perhaps you’ve already delved into the world of online cider shopping, but if your orders are still making their way to you but you want cider,…

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Cidercraft Magazine Launches Interactive Cidery Map

Pop quiz: Can you name five cideries in your state? The growth of craft cider has been so explosive over the past few years in the U.S., that it’s entirely possible there are cideries in a 60- or 100-mile radius from your home that you aren’t even aware of! There’s a new interactive map tool…

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6 Ciders Made with Beer Yeast

Apples are the stars of the show when it comes to making craft cider; the characteristics of the fruit determine so much when it comes to the flavor of the liquid. But, yeast is nearly just as important to the process — after all, without yeast, fermentation is impossible, and it’s both the flavor and…

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Want to Support Cider Makers? Buy Their Cider Online

Right now, cider makers are struggling. This is a clear and unfortunate truth in the wake of the rapidly escalating COVID-19 crisis across the world. There is another truth that we bet you’re feeling: the need for a drink. Perhaps more than one. We feel you (big time)! Over the past week, more and more…

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Son of Man: An Oregonian Homage to Spanish Cider

Wild, unexpected, untamed, complex … these are just a few of the words we’ve heard people use to describe Son of Man‘s Sagardo cider. Funnily enough, it’s the same palate-electrifying, head-scratching experience that this Oregon-based cidery’s founder, Jasper Smith, had when he first tried Basque cider, a moment that would change the course of his…

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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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