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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Cidermaker Q & A: Right Bee Cider

Malaika Tyson is one half of the blogging duo Cider Soms, which was started as a way to introduce wine-lovers to the world of cider. Created along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun way. We met Katie Morgan in 2014, shortly after…

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Cidermaker Q & A: Snow Capped Cider

Malaika Tyson is one half of the blogging duo Cider Soms, which was started as a way to introduce wine-lovers to the world of cider. Created along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun way. We met Kari Williams, the owner and brand…

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Eden Ciders Releases 2 New Cans: Peak Bloom and Deep Cut

Two new cans have hit the market from Vermont cider stalwart, Eden Ciders! We love how this brand has been moving into a more casual cider zone; while we are huge fans of their 750ml-format bottles and ice ciders, easygoing cans are our everyday go-to. In August 2018, Eden launched its first canned harvest cider,…

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Destination Cider: Twin Star Orchards in New Paltz, NY

If you’re sick of being stuck at home, we totally get it! The good news is that the chances are high that if you draw a 2-hour circle around your house on a map, that there is somewhere chill and lovely (with cider, of course) to spend some time with a partner or friend and…

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Cider Business School Wrap-Up and Links to Videos of the Sessions

In mid-August, we wrapped up a four-week session of an online educational platform called Cider Business School, presented by Ekos, makers of amazing cider management software, and Cider Culture. We wanted to extend a hearty thank you to everyone who helped to make these classes a success: Thank you to the presenters and to all…

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Take a Peek Inside Jack’s Hard Cider’s New Cider House

In the wake of so much hardship that small businesses are facing during COVID-19, it’s refreshing to get some good news now and then. Though the craft cider community has taken its fair share of knocks during the pandemic, there are some brands that are able to push forward, and occasionally, even grow. One recent…

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Shake Up Your Cider Routine: 5 Cider Clubs to Try

You know the feeling: You’re standing in front of the cider section at your local bottle shop, or looking over the draft menu at your favorite bar, hoping that there’s something new to explore. And, more often than not, it’s the same exact things to choose from that you had last week. Before you get…

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New to the Oregon Cider Community: Peak Light Cider

Peak Light Cider is a new project, recently launched by Sauvie Island farmers, Jen and Travis Lovejoy. For five years, the couple and their three children have been working the land on Columbia River’s largest island, just 10 miles northwest of downtown Portland, Oregon. Their home, Pivot Farm, references the change in their life upon…

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Cidermaker Q & A: Tandem Ciders

Malaika Tyson is one half of the blogging duo Cider Soms, which was started as a way to introduce wine lovers to the world of cider. Along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun way. We first discovered Tandem Ciders in 2016 on…

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