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Savor Gettysburg Launches New Wine, Cider, Dine Tour in Central Pennsylvania

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / August 31, 2015 /

Culinary tours are popular on their own, but add in the aspect of wine and cider, and you better believe that this is a food tour that will be taken to new heights! Savor Gettysburg Food Tours is now offering a new tour—the Wine, Cider and Dine Tour. On this fabulous feasting journey, you’ll tour four different…

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Save the Date: Pour the Core: A Hard Cider Festival in Philly (Oct. 17)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / August 23, 2015 /

Hard cider has a definite following, and what better way to sample a wide array of hard cider than by attending Pour the Core in Philadelphia on October 17? In its third year, Pour the Core will be taking place at the expansive Philadelphia Navy Yard from 1–5 p.m. Sample cider from among more than…

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Don’t Miss This: 6th Annual Fruit Beer and Cider Festival at The Institute (April 25)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / March 13, 2015 /

Love the sweet taste of fruit beer and cider? Then it’s a good idea for you to save the date of April 25, when the 6th Annual Fruit Beer and Cider Festival hits The Institute. With over 70 fruit beer and cider offerings to choose from, this festival provides you with the opportunity to sample the beverages…

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PHS Horticulture Cider at the Philadelphia Flower Show

By Shannon Smith / March 3, 2015 /

PHS Horticulture Cider is making its first-ever appearance this week at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. This collaborative effort with York County’s Wyndridge Farm is the first time PHS (the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) has offered its own branded, exclusive cider. Made from a blend of sweet and tart apples grown at Brown’s Orchards, located just down the…

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Reid’s Orchard & Winery Debuts New Cider House & Tasting in Downtown Gettysburg

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / July 25, 2014 /

Reid’s Orchard & Winery, part of the Gettysburg area for quite a few years now, is expanding with the opening of Reid’s Tasting Room and Cider House. At this new location, patrons can enjoy wine and cider tastings and purchase bottles to go. However, Reid’s Tasting Room and Cider House is not just a stop, buy and go type of place. When you enter…

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Top 11 Things You Didn’t Know About Hard Cider

By Shannon Smith / April 9, 2014 /

In a drink market saturated with one craft beer after another, we wanted to see what makes hard cider so different. If you think all apples are created equal, maybe you should drink up our facts below. Here are 11 things you probably didn’t know about hard cider: 1. It takes about 36 pieces of…

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Good Intentions Make Great Cider: A Q&A with a Pennsylvania Cidery

By Erin Phelps / January 31, 2014 /

We recently spoke to Adam Redding, owner of Good Intent Cider, a family-owned and -operated cidery located in the heart of Pennsylvania apple country (Gettysburg!), to find out how one becomes a hard-cider maker, what makes a cider a cider, and the grassroots efforts at getting their product to their customers. Don’t worry—we also found…

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Understood in Motion 03

Collabo to Know: Angry Orchard + Tom Oliver Understood in Motion 03

By Emily Kovach / March 29, 2018 /

This recently-announced collaboration seems to sit right at the crossroads of the craft cider industry: new world vs. old world; innovation vs. tradition; mainstream vs. niche. Ryan Burk, head cider maker at Angry Orchard and Tom Oliver of Oliver’s Cider and Perry, have teamed up to create Understood in Motion 03, a dry, tannic cider with…

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The ACA Welcomes 20 New Certified Pommeliers™

By Emily Kovach / March 16, 2023 /

We’d like to send big congrats to the 20 folks who are newly minted Certified Pommeliers™! This comes on the heels of the most recent exams held at CiderCon® 2023 in Chicago, Illinois earlier this year. Fun fact: This is the largest passing cohort of any Certified Pommelier™ exam to date. The new Certified Pommeliers™…

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Wassailing 101

By Emily Kovach / January 24, 2023 /

There are a lot of special and unique parts of the cider culture, but perhaps none is as mysterious and exciting as Wassailing. This super-old tradition, which dates back to at least 1585, has its roots in Southern England, and is equal parts pagan rite and rowdy party. Though there are a bunch of variations…

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Certified Pommelier

Congrats to the 9 New Certified Pommeliers™!

By Emily Kovach / July 28, 2022 /

We want to extend a hearty congratulations to the nine awesome folks who have recently passed the Certified Pommelier™ exam! The American Cider Association (ACA) held the second exam of 2022 on June 20 in Seattle, Washington at Seattle Cider Co. and the newly certified cohort includes: Sara Cravens of 2 Towns Ciderhouse Nick Hill…

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Armageddon Brewing

Q&A with Christian Annese of Armageddon Brewing

By Emily Kovach / March 2, 2020 /

There are so many challenges to starting a new cidery. Of course, one must perfect the process and the product, assemble a team, find a space, raise the capital for equipment and the endless other startup costs …. it only proves, even more, the passion and dedication behind all of the cideries that we know…

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