Cider Releases

7 Citrus-Spiked Ciders to Try

To be sure, rosé ciders are going to rock your summer. But, we have a prediction about another craft cider trend that’s going to be a big hit as the mercury rises: citrus ciders. When handled properly, the bright tartness of sunny citrus fruits can act as a lovely complement to the round sweetness of…

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Welcome to Our New Video Series: Cider Mail!

Welcome to our first video series: Cider Mail! This ongoing exploration of the many amazing cider samples sent to us will feature cider experts, writers and makers, as well as chefs, culinary artisans and any other cider enthusiasts we can lure into our studio with the promise of some tasty cider. In our first episode,…

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Carlson Orchards Launches Its Own Line of Hard Ciders

The Carlson family, along with the team at New England Apple Products of Leominster, Mass., have announced the coming of Carlson Orchards Hard Cider, Carlson Orchards’ own line of hard ciders continuing in its long tradition of working with apples. Carlson Orchards has been producing Massachusetts’ market-leading non-alcoholic farmstand cider for the last 40 years,…

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Graft Cider is Poised to Take Over the East Coast

Graft Cider, the Hudson Valley-based sour cider phenoms, have had a relatively small footprint up until this year. After forming in the fall of 2016, their ciders were only available in New York, Maryland and Washington D.C. But over the past few months, Graft’s team have undertaken an aggressive expansion, moving into a new state…

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Collabo to Know: Big Hill + Distillery Lane + Albemarle Joint adVENTURE

Three cider makers might sound like too many cooks in the kitchen, but in the case of the new collaboration from Big Hill Ciderworks, Distillery Lane Ciderworks and Albemarle Ciderworks, three is just the right number for a wonderful collaboration. The three companies from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, respectively, each contributed fruit from their orchards and…

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Craft Cider Roundup: Cozy Winter Ciders

Welcome to the next installment of craft cider roundups from Meredith of Along Came a Cider. For more, check out her other articles for Cider Culture about ciders pushing the envelope, still ciders, autumnal ciders, perries and different apples. In this age of strange seasons, we rarely know what to expect of winter. Even in…

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4 Cideries Blending Cider and Tea to a Tee

With winter’s chill still weighing heavily in the air, warm up with a nice cup of tea-infused cider! A number of cideries are adding tea blends to their ciders and we’re not mad about it. The flavors of the teas mix perfectly with apples for a new twist on your usual sipper. Find your new…

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Collabo to Know: Shacksbury + Threes Brewing Mixed Metaphor

Is there anything as satisfying as two brands you love coming together on a collaboration like some kind of mega-awesome Transformer robot? Thankfully, the cider world is all about collabos (like the Graft and Whole Foods cider we recently wrote about), and this new one has got us stoked. Shacksbury, who has been killing it…

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