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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Hendersonville, North Carolina

By Shawndra Russell / August 15, 2017 /

Henderson County, home of Hendersonville, is nicknamed Apple Country because it yields 85% of North Carolina’s apples. This statistic becomes more impressive when you find out that the Tar Heel State ranks 7th in apple production among our 50 states. So, it’s no surprise that the cider movement is alive and well in this mountainous…

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Cider Travels: Wicked Fresh Cider in Boston

By Ronald Sansone / May 18, 2017 /

Travel opens up great opportunities to get out in the world, drink some new and interesting ciders and visit a few cidermakers in their home environments. A popular travel destination, Boston is home to great cidermakers in the city as well as a handful more that are a short ride away. While you won’t find…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Denver, Colorado

By Ronald Sansone / November 18, 2016 /

To many beer enthusiasts, Denver is the beer capital of the world, the ultimate beer destination. I searched the internet for a complete list of breweries in the Denver area and came up with several hundred. Serving as the host city to the Great American Beer Festival, the largest American beer festival and an event known…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in and Around Burlington, Vermont

By Ronald Sansone / August 15, 2016 /

Vermont is well respected for its beer scene, with some of the best breweries in the world located in the Green Mountain state (a few that quickly come to mind are Hill Farmstead, Lawson’s Finest Liquids and The Alchemist). Vermont is also home to one of the oldest, largest and best known cider makers in the country, Woodchuck Cider, and…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Quebec

By Ronald Sansone / August 4, 2016 /

Quebec City may not seem like an obvious cider destination. When most people think of our northern neighbor, it’s most often for its freezing cold winters. If you have enjoyed ice cider, you may already know that this region is internationally known for producing award-winning ice ciders as well as being among North America’s most…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Grand Rapids, Michigan

By Ronald Sansone / May 9, 2016 /

Experiencing quality cider on a vacation is a great way to taste local agriculture and meet interesting people. When setting off for any locale, I usually begin my cider-trip planning with Eric West’s Cider Guide blog, which features current maps of cider locations around the world. Recently, I was headed to Michigan, the third-largest grower of…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in New York City

By Ronald Sansone / March 29, 2016 /

New York City is a great destination for travelers seeking cider on the road amidst some of the most popular tourist sites in the world. Curious about where to sip cider in the city that doesn’t sleep? We’re rounding up 13 Manhattan places to visit to get a taste of The Big Apple. We’ve barely skimmed the surface with…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Portland, Oregon

By Ronald Sansone / March 9, 2016 /

While in the City of Roses for CiderCON we experienced a seemingly never-ending supply of delicious ciders in unique settings. It seemed like every stop on our way, be it cider bars, cider-maker taprooms, bars, restaurants, convenience stores or bottle shops, all had great selections of ciders made locally and around the world. Here are…

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Cider Loves Food: Sandwiches & Cider

By Meredith Collins / August 15, 2023 /

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 officially summer: the season of fireworks, watermelon, vacation and long evenings filled with fireflies. There are so many…

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Artifact Cider

Artifact Cider Project: Innovation and Nostalgia in the Northeast

By Emily Kovach / August 10, 2021 /

One of our favorite things about this moment in craft cider is how strongly identified so many brands are to their homes. What separates craft cider from beer — if you’ll indulge us for a moment — is that cider tends to more clearly position itself as an agricultural product. Cider is apples, and so…

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Benny Boy Brewing

Cidermaker Q & A: Benny Boy Brewing

By Malaika Tyson / August 6, 2021 /

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. Created along with her husband Sean, the “Soms” blog seeks to uncover and explain the complexities of ciders in a fun way. We first met Benny Boy Brewing’s wife-and-husband team,…

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Press Then Press

Press Then Press is a Dreamy Virtual Cider Emporium

By Emily Kovach / July 21, 2021 /

Cider fans: Have you checked out Press Then Press? If so, you already know how rad of a resource this is for getting hard-to-find ciders shipped right to your door. And if you haven’t, you’re in for a real treat! This online cider shop is a veritable virtual emporium of wonderful craft ciders, many of…

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