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15 Questions with Pennsylvania’s Rowan Asher Winery & Cidery

By Ed Williams / December 17, 2015 /

The Pocono Mountains have always been a well-loved destination in Pennsylvania. The state also has the distinction of being the 4th largest producer of apples nationwide. Combine these elements with an enthusiastic entrepreneurial couple who have been making wine for more than 17 years and you have the beginning of an incredible cidery story. About…

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United States Association of Cider Makers—Helping to Change the Face of the Nation’s Cider Industry

By Matt Cassidy / December 11, 2015 /

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM), an organization of U.S. cider and perry producers that gathers and shares information about cider production, regulations and more, will lend its support to innovative research projects that have the potential to impact the cider industry. Following CiderCON, where attendees were surveyed about their interest in having more research conducted in the…

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Where to Travel Now for Craft Cider—the Great Lakes Region

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / December 10, 2015 /

Craft cideries are popping up everywhere these days, which makes basing your next vacation around cidery tours an easily achievable goal. Next stop on your tour list should be the Great Lakes region! Many seasoned and new craft cider makers call the Midwest home, particularly in the Great Lakes region. Known as the location with…

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ACE Premium Craft Cider Debuts New SPACE Release as a Nod to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

By Matt Cassidy / December 2, 2015 /

Coinciding with this holiday season’s release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, ACE Cider is introducing its newest flavor, Space. The largest and oldest craft cider maker on the West Coast paired real blood orange juice with fresh-pressed apple cider to create an entirely new flavor. “In the 70s my wife, Angela, appeared as an extra in…

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How to Make Your Thanksgiving Cider-Centric

By Matt Cassidy / November 25, 2015 /

Are you looking to serve up a cider-centric Thanksgiving feast this week? The Cider Journal has compiled six must-read tips for including cider in your holiday meal. From glassware to food pairings, there is plenty to keep in mind, and this list reminds you of all of it. You can celebrate Thanksgiving’s origins in New England by incorporating…

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Save the Date: PA Cider Festival, Pennsylvania’s Premier Cider-Tasting Event (June 25)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / November 18, 2015 /

Want to spend the day sipping all of your hard cider favorites and helping the Pennsylvania Cider Guild raise money for its worthy cider-centric causes? Save the date for the PA Cider Festival, set to unfold on June 25, 2016! is a proud media sponsor of the event, which will take place in Destination Gettysburg at Jack’s Hard Cidery…

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13 Cider Makers Named Finalists in 2016 Good Food Awards

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / November 9, 2015 /

The 2016 Good Food Awards finalist list has been announced, and 13 cider makers have scored a spot in this prestigious lineup. Popular cider makers such as Argus Cidery, Shacksbury, Eden Specialty Ciders and more have been gaining so much acclaim for their delicious cider products that they were recognized on the list, which acknowledges those who are “leading the way towards a…

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Everything You Need to Know About Craft Cider in the United States

By Matt Cassidy / November 6, 2015 /

For fast facts on everything cider-related, check out this great infographic from The Buzz Bin! Need a quick cider cocktail recipe? Looking for bars where cider is always on the menu? Curious about how to pair cider with your favorite foods? This and more are all in one place in this handy guide. Cheers! Graphic: PadillaCRTFeatured photo:…

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Make Denver, Colorado, Your New Hard Cider HQ

By Matt Cassidy / November 3, 2015 /

Cider is experiencing a boom nationwide, including in The Centennial State. The Denver Post recently featured an in-depth look at cider in America, and Colorado in particular, which currently boasts 11 cider manufacturers. Starting with cider’s origins on the Mayflower, the article touches on how the beverage has evolved through events like Prohibition and why we are currently seeing such…

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Celebrate Basque Country & Its Traditional Ciders at Philly’s Tinto (Nov. 18)

By Matt Cassidy / October 30, 2015 /

“¡Txotx!” (pronounced “Choach”) is traditionally called out at Sadartodegis, or cider houses, in the Basque country upon the tapping of a fresh barrel of cider. On November 18, Philadelphia’s Tinto will be celebrating fall and bringing the txotx spirit to Philadelphia with an evening featuring traditional ciders, wines and food from Basque country. Starting at 5:30 p.m.,…

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5 How-To Tips for Properly Tasting Hard Cider

By Ed Williams / October 29, 2015 /

Eve had the right idea. Apples aren’t going anywhere. Hard cider is here to stay. Local producers like Jack’s Hard Cider, Big Hill Ciderworks and Good Intent Cider are cropping up into the local scene, while brands including Woodchuck Hard Cider, Angry Orchard, Original Sin and Doc’s Draft Hard Cider have been enjoying fruition in cocktail…

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4 National Cider Events & Weeklong Celebrations You Can’t Miss in 2015

By Matt Cassidy / October 28, 2015 /

With harvest season in full swing, we’ve rounded up some of the finest upcoming cider events from New York to North Carolina. From November 6–15, Cider Week New York City will offer an array of events around the city for cider fans. Join the email list and get all the details surrounding the weeklong event.…

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