Castle Hill Cider Partners with Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

We’ve always admired how community-minded so many craft cideries are, and we are not at all surprised to see so many of the brands we love kicking it into overdrive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most recent bits of good news we’ve heard is about Castle Hill Cider in Virginia creating a new…

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Cider School: 5 Questions to Ask When Buying Cider, Hosted by Eleanor Leger of Eden Specialty Ciders (Thurs., April 2)

Last week, we shared our commitment to using Cider Culture’s platform to help support and uphold the craft cider community through the COVID-19 health crisis. In the days since (though it kind of feels like an eternity), we’ve been doing our damnedest to share resources for cider makers and consumers, alike, and to provide virtual…

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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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American Cider Association Releases COVID-19 Resources for Cideries

The American Cider Association (formerly called USACM) is mobilizing to help cider makers react to this unprecedented situation which is creating economic uncertainty for everyone. In an effort to provide information specific to its members in the cider industry, ACA has: Launched a COVID-19 resource page, which will be updated daily. It includes resources such…

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Collabo to Know: Hale & True x Kurant Cider Hop Together

Philly will enjoy its first collaboration between two homegrown urban cideries: Hop Together, a strawberry hopped cider made by Hale & True Cider Co. and Kurant Cider. This cider, born of friendship and cooperation, is set to be released on Saturday, March 7. Hale & True owners Risa and Kerry McKenzie and Kurant owners Mike…

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Q&A with Christian Annese of Armageddon Brewing

There are so many challenges to starting a new cidery. Of course, one must perfect the process and the product, assemble a team, find a space, raise the capital for equipment and the endless other startup costs …. it only proves, even more, the passion and dedication behind all of the cideries that we know…

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Swift Cider Celebrates Taproom Grand Opening in Portland, OR

Swift Cider started out in 2015, producing farm-fresh, small-batch cider in Portland, Oregon. In the years that followed, the brand grew into a regionally distributed cider brand that is available in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Named after Chapman’s Swift, a species of bird known for its playful nature and tendency to swoop through the skies…

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