Cider School #13: How to Make Cider Seltzers and Light Ciders That Don’t Suck with Molly Leadbetter of Meriwether Cider (Thurs., July 2, at 6 p.m. ET)

It seems like cider seltzers, cider spritzers and light ciders are suddenly EVERYWHERE. Once a small slice of the hard cider-sphere, we’ve seen more and more low-calorie, low-sugar ciders popping up everywhere, from big corporate brands to homegrown craft brands that, not so long ago, might never have imagined that they’d be adding these types…

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Cider School #10: Creative Avenues: Marketing, Branding and Philanthropy with Blake’s Hard Cider (Thurs., June 11, at 6 p.m. ET)

This week, we’re celebrating the 10th weekly session of Cider School! For this milestone, on Thursday, June 11, at 6 p.m. ET, we’re welcoming Chelsea Iadipaolo of Blake’s Hard Cider to lead a session titled, “Creative Avenues: Marketing, Branding and Philanthropy.” As the market becomes more saturated with craft cider options, while being forced to…

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Serving Cider: A Guide to Glassware

I’ve been fascinated by cider glassware for years. And based on the responses when I asked my fellow cider-nerds on Twitter how they serve cider, I’m not the only one. Lots of people have their own favorite type of glass in which to pour cider; other folks like to switch out the glass type depending…

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7 Ciders to Put You in a Springtime State-of-Mind

Spring is in the air! And wow, are we ready for it. While, at first, we were grateful for winter’s chill and the many excuses it gave us to stay inside and make comfort food snacks (hello, pretzels with cider cheese sauce) and sip warm winter ciders, now we crave sunshine! Short sleeves! Berries by…

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Cider Culture Virtual Happy Hour #7: Co-Hosted with Andrew Byers of Finnriver Farm & Cidery (Friday, May 1, 5 p.m. ET)

It’s kind of hard to believe, but we’re coming up on our seventh Cider Culture Friday virtual happy hour! What started as a grasp for connection and community during the first weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak in the US has now become for us an energizing weekly tradition and soul-sustaining social engagement. Getting to “meet”…

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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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