Cider School #11: The State of UK Cider with Gabe Cook AKA ‘The Ciderologist’ (Thurs., June 18, at 5 p.m. ET)

Perhaps you know Gabe Cook from his blog, The Ciderologist, or as the author of the book, Ciderology: From History and Heritage to the Craft Cider Revolution. Maybe you’ve seen him speak at a conference or have attended an event that he’s organized, like the recent virtual worldwide cider tasting he put together. No matter how you’ve…

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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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It Runs in the Family: Q&A with Son-and-Mom Team Behind Old Stone Cider

This feature was published before the COVID-19 pandemic forced closures across the county. Old Stone Cider is currently available through online ordering, and takeout is available at its cider house on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. November will mark Old Stone Cider’s fourth anniversary, and the Gruber family certainly has plenty to celebrate. Since they starting…

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