Cider Releases

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. This seemingly…

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Mix It Up: 5 Cider/Beer/Wine Hybrids, Co-Ferments and Blends

Something is afoot in the craft cider world, and it’s got us all aflutter. Lately, we’ve been seeing a number of cider makers, brewers and winemakers creating beverages that push and expand the boundaries of what we typically expect from cider, beer and wine. By melding the divisions between these usually separated categories, these innovators are…

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Collabo to Know: Kurant Cider + Free Will Brewing’s Pitch

It’s a proven fact: When cider makers and brewers put their heads together, some serious magic can happen (remember this bonkers-good, hopped cider from Shacksbury and Modern Times?). The cider and beer worlds don’t have to be passively separate entities, or rumbling factions, like the Sharks and the Jets. Instead of rivalry, they can hang…

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Collabo to Know: Shacksbury + Modern Times’ Ping Pong Hopped Cider

Collaborations are one of our very favorite things about the growing cider industry. Of course, we get the warm and fuzzies to see cider makers working together, though there’s something extra special about cider makers and brewers “crossing the aisle,” if you will, and putting their creative minds to work. There is, as you probably…

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7 Cranberry Ciders to Sip This Fall and Winter

Pumpkin ciders aren’t the only seasonal flavors you should be reaching for as the temperatures start to drop! Cranberry cider is an ideal autumnal cider combo: Bright, sweet-tart and beautiful in the glass, these ruby red ciders are perfect for a warmer fall day. They also pair exceedingly well with food, especially roasted meats (here’s…

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Buskey Cider Will Release Heritage Variety 4-Pack for Cider Week VA

Cider Week Virginia is coming up quick, and exciting thing are starting to happen! Richmond-based Buskey Cider just announced that it will be releasing a special Heritage Variety 4-Pack of cans on Saturday, November 10, from noon to 3 p.m. in its taproom on W. Lehigh Street. Buskey, which released the first 12-ounce 6-pack of hard…

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Woodchuck Cider Announces 802 Cider Collection as an Homage to Vermont

“Freedom and Unity”: this is the state slogan of Vermont, a sentiment its residents are serious about upholding. The state is known for its stunning natural beauty, agricultural resources, non-conformist thinking and ideals and love of adventure in the great outdoors. Woodchuck, the cider company that’s been synonymous with Vermont’s values since its founding in…

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Portland Cider Co. to Release Oregon Wild Cider on Oct. 21

Remember back in August when we told you about Portland Cider Co.‘s 3rd-Annual PDX Apple Recycling Program? This was when the company called on its neighbors in the Portland Metro area to bring in fallen and unwanted summer apples and fruits. The goal was not only to rescue these fruits, but to make a special cider…

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