Peachy Keen: 7 Peach Ciders to Try

It’s peach season! Queen of all stone fruits, these fuzzy, juicy beauts herald the height of summer in all its sticky, sweaty glory. Scoop them up at the farmers market, while you still can, and eat them with gusto! And, when the sun sets, crack open a peach craft cider — it’s their season, too!…

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7 Hard Cider Seltzers and Light Ciders to try This Summer

Love ’em or hate ’em, hard seltzers are dominating the beverage scene this summer. Low-calorie, low-carb and low-ABV, they speak to a certain day-drinking vibe, maybe by the pool, or after a hike, when you just want to chug something for refreshment and a subtle boozy buzz. The craft cider industry is vying for a…

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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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Electric Mayhem is CO Cellars’ Newest Cider/Wine Hybrid

CO Cellars, the collaborative space in Burlington, Vermont between ZAFA Wines and Shacksbury Cider, just launched a new cider/wine hybrid that is bound to be some of the most exciting juice of the summer: Electric Mayhem. The name, it seems, is an homage to the psychedelic band, Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem, that frequently…

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Serving Cider: A Guide to Glassware

I’ve been fascinated by cider glassware for years. And based on the responses when I asked my fellow cider-nerds on Twitter how they serve cider, I’m not the only one. Lots of people have their own favorite type of glass in which to pour cider; other folks like to switch out the glass type depending…

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7 Ciders to Put You in a Springtime State-of-Mind

Spring is in the air! And wow, are we ready for it. While, at first, we were grateful for winter’s chill and the many excuses it gave us to stay inside and make comfort food snacks (hello, pretzels with cider cheese sauce) and sip warm winter ciders, now we crave sunshine! Short sleeves! Berries by…

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Cider Loves Food: Cider and Brunch Pairings

In our column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level.  No matter what the weather looks like outside, spring is here (we’re just going to keep saying that until it comes true). One of…

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Cider Loves Food: Tacos and Mexican-Food Pairings

In our monthly column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. The winter is finally mellowing out, and for a lot of us, warmer temperatures are getting us ready for…

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Cider Loves Food: CSA Veggies Pairings

In our monthly column, “Cider Loves Food,” contributor Meredith Collins (blogger extraordinaire at Along Came a Cider) is looking at different cuisines and finding the perfect ciders to help take your meals to the next level. It’s summer: the season of grilling, picnics and lakeside barbeques! Where I live, it’s also the season when a…

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Cider School #5: Heirloom Apple Trees 101 with Troy Lehman of Big Hill Ciderworks (Thurs., April 30, 6 p.m. ET)

**Find a video recording of Troy’s class here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/vOlUArvi6GxLfKfv62Hff-0GF4vHX6a8gCRIq_ENyE-R_qSiGIEa_xKbsfrLqIG_ We’re back with another session of Cider School to keep your brain engaged and your taste buds happy. Yes, this is one kind of school where you are encouraged to drink while class is in session! This Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time, we…

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