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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Feb. 10-16)

It’s Friday!! This week was chock-full of great times, but we are definitely happy to see the weekend, #ciderlovers! The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with tons…

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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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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Feb. 3-9)

Happy Friday, fellow #cidergeeks! What an eventful week it has been! The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with parties, prepping for the Olympics and that little event called…

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Chicago Cider Week is Almost Here (Feb. 12–17)

The second annual Chicago Cider Week is going down from Monday, February 12, through Saturday, February 17. Events will include tastings at bars, restaurants and retail locations across the city, community gatherings and educational opportunities. The week-long festival is a unique opportunity to spend time with, and learn from, makers, growers and cider drinkers. Surrounded by…

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CiderCon 2018: A Recap in Photos

It’s hard to believe one week has gone by since craft cider industry folks from across the world were assembling at the Marriott in Baltimore for CiderCon 2018. Each day was jam-packed with educational opportunities, networking/socializing, eating and drinking delicious things and, overall, just tons of fun. It was heartening to see such unity, cooperation…

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DIY Cider Making #5: Storing Your Apples

Welcome to Cider Culture’s column about DIY cider making. Our intrepid cider reporter, Samantha (who’s also an at-home cider-making experimenter), will share her tips, thoughts, frustrations, victories and insights into the DIY magic it takes to turn apples into a mind-bending beverage. Check out her first, second, third and fourth installments to catch up on the topics discussed so far. Here’s…

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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Jan. 27–Feb. 2)

Friday is finally here, #ciderlovers! Let’s hear it for another great week! The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with Baltimore’s Cider Con, great love stories and puppy-friendly…

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Stock Up on These 6 Session Ciders for Game Day

As the big game approaches, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll be able to enjoy all four quarters without having to worry too much about your food intake, drinking pace and hydration levels. It’s the perfect opportunity for session ciders: uncomplicated ciders with a low ABV and extreme sip-ability that allows you to…

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The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Jan. 20–26)

Happy Friday, #cidergeeks! Let’s all say it together: “T-G-I-F!” The arrival of Friday means it’s time for a new version of The Double Tap List, our roundup of the most notable and like-worthy cider content on Instagram. The #ciderworld was full of activity this week, with cider tests, a mac-and-cheese weekend and tap takeovers! Check out some…

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Contract Cider Making: The Good, the Bad, and the Fruitful

Do you dream of making cider commercially, with visions of a cool taproom you design from scratch dancing in your head? That may not be feasible right away considering the high startup costs that come with opening a brick-and-mortar location. So, what’s a budding cider maker to do? Many cider startups begin with contracting the…

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Grow Your Business and Do What You Love with Ekos Cidermaker

What’s the best part about being a professional cider maker? Maybe it’s connecting with local orchards to source the perfect blend of apples, nerding out over yeast strains, tasting a product that you and your team made from start to finish, or sharing the perfect sip of a new variety with your customers. But, as…

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