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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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How to Pair Cider with Halloween Candy

Halloween is my favorite holiday, because I love celebrating all things spooky, ghostly and costumed. The candy certainly doesn’t hurt, either! Whether the candy comes from the pre-Halloween parties or it’s discreetly snatched from a sugar-crazed child’s hoard, you can enhance the candy experience with a skillful beverage pairing or two. As a cider lover,…

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Women Making Waves in the Cider World 13: Austin Eastciders

Our Women Making Waves in the Cider World series continues with our 13th (!) installment, another deep-dive into one company’s female-positive hiring practices. Where in earlier features we focused on women working in cider based on geographical region, we wanted to shine a spotlight on medium-to-large cider companies that employ women in high numbers, and in…

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Eve’s Cidery is Now a Certified-Organic Orchard

Props are in order for Eve’s Cidery, which has received organic certification from Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York for its orchard in Van Etten, NY. We got the chance to ask Ezra Sherman, one of the core Eve’s Cidery team members and the cidery’s Founder Autumn Stoscheck’s partner, a few questions about this…

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Portland Cider Co. Announces 3rd-Annual PDX Apple Recycling Program

It’s back: Portland Cider Co. is kicking off its 3rd-Annual PDX Apple Recycling program, saving literally tons of apples from a rotten fate and turning them, instead, into delicious cider! Portland-area residents are encouraged to bring in their edible-quality backyard apples (minimum donation of one bushel — that’s 40 pounds — please!) any day between 9 a.m.…

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Made with Cider: Carr’s Cider Syrup

Craft cider isn’t just for drinking! There are more and more food artisans that are including cider in their edible creations, a trend we’ll examine in this column, “Made with Cider.” Know of something we should highlight? Reach out to us at cheers@ciderculture.com. Yeah, we love cooking with cider, but what about when you need…

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It Runs in the Family: Q&A with Son-and-Mom Team Behind Old Stone Cider

November will mark Old Stone Cider’s second anniversary, and the Gruber family certainly has plenty to celebrate. Both seasons, they’ve run out of their British-inspired ciders long before the next harvest of apples could be pressed into cider goodness. This reality forced the shutdown of their Lewisville, Pennsylvania taproom again this year until November. “We…

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3 Ciders You Should Be Drinking to Get Excited for Cider Week VA

Save the date: Cider Week VA is on the books this year from November 9–18, 2018, featuring many events, including dinners, tastings and competitions all across Old Dominion. The big kick-off for Cider Week VA is the 6th Annual Richmond Cider Celebration on Saturday, November 10, from 11 a.m.–4 p.m., at the 17th Street Farmers Market. But, no…

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Dog-Friendly Cideries: Southern U.S. Edition Part 1

Welcome to the second edition of Cider Culture’s dog-friendly cidery series. Our contributor and avid dog-lover, Samantha Story, will be sharing with you places where you and your furry best friend can unwind and grab a cider this summer. For more, check out Samantha’s first installment, covering dog-friendly cideries in the Northeast U.S. The heat is on, and the puppy…

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Herb’s Cider To Open a Tasting Room and Production Facility in Bellingham, Washington This Summer

A new cidery is opening this summer in Bellingham, Washington: Herb’s Cider! Founded and owned by Tim “Herb” Alexander (you alternative rock fans may recognize him as the drummer of the band Primus), Herb’s expansion will include a production facility and a 50-seat tasting room in separate locations in Bellingham. Production will be overseen by…

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