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Odd Apples

A Q&A with ‘Odd Apples’ Photographer William Michael Mullan

By Emily Kovach / November 23, 2019 /

Without apples, there is no cider. That said, it’s too easy sometimes to crush a can of your favorite summer cider without really even thinking about the fruit that it took to produce it. If and when you do stop to consider the apple, what comes to mind? While your knowledge might go beyond that…

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ANXO Has Amazing Events Lined Up for International Women’s Month

By Emily Kovach / February 25, 2019 /

March of each year is Women’s History Month, a time that educational institutions, businesses and nonprofits take to shed an extra-bright spotlight on the social contributions of women throughout the ages. In 2018, ANXO in Washington, DC celebrated with a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood, and inspired by the huge outpouring of support and enthusiasm from…

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CCP Exam

CCP News: Bars & Restaurants are Getting Their Entire Staffs Certified (Plus, Exciting Level 2 Updates)

By Emily Kovach / August 8, 2018 /

In 2016, the United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) launched the Certified Cider Professional (CCP) exam, the cider industry’s answer to sommelier and Cicerone certifications. In the time since, the CCP certification has quickly become a badge in the cider world (USACM has certified nearly 500 people so far and expect to easily hit…

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A Few Bad Apples

A Few Bad Apples: From Forgotten Fruit to Sustainable Communities

By Mike Gillen / May 15, 2018 /

For the last 15 years, since well before the current cider renaissance, Mike Sturges has crafted countless varieties of cider in small, often experimental five-gallon batches. He picks the apples and forages other ingredients, like mulberry, knotweed and serviceberry, from places most people never think to look, like old farms and tangles of invasive bushes.…

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Meet the Power Couple Behind Juicing.Systems

By Alex Jones / April 13, 2018 /

When Remo Trovato arrived in Vancouver from his native Switzerland in 2002, he brought nothing but a bicycle, a snowboard and a backpack. The auto-electrician social worker turned web designer set out for the Okanagan Valley, an agricultural region of British Columbia that’s about five hours west of Vancouver and a few hours north of…

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Shacksbury and Threes Brewing'

Collabo to Know: Shacksbury + Threes Brewing Mixed Metaphor

By Emily Kovach / December 11, 2017 /

Is there anything as satisfying as two brands you love coming together on a collaboration like some kind of mega-awesome Transformer robot? Thankfully, the cider world is all about collabos (like the Graft and Whole Foods cider we recently wrote about), and this new one has got us stoked. Shacksbury, who has been killing it…

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Pure Gold: Liquid Alchemy Beverages

By Emily Kovach / October 27, 2017 /

It’s a little confusing as you follow the Google Maps app to Liquid Alchemy Beverages’ (LAB’s) tasting room. First you’re winding through the city of Wilmington, Delaware, assuming it must be in some up-and-coming hip neighborhood. But soon enough, you’re on the residential outskirts of town, and then the map directs you into a very…

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Bad Seed Cider Brooklyn

The Bad Seed Brooklyn Tap Room is Opening This Week in Crown Heights (Oct. 20)

By Emily Kovach / October 19, 2017 /

The booming neighborhood of Crown Heights in Brooklyn is soon to be home to a major craft cider destination: the Bad Seed Brooklyn Tap Room. The grand opening of the first cider tasting room in the borough is slated for this weekend (Oct. 20–22, just in time for Cider Week NYC!), and guests are encouraged…

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Big News: Philadelphia’s Cinder Announces Executive Chef, Menu & Opening Schedule

By Michele Kornegay / October 24, 2016 /

This just in: three bell-rated chef Jonathan Petruce will serve as executive chef at Cinder, an artisan beer/cider bar and pizza kitchen coming to Philadelphia. Petruce recently worked as the pop-up chef for the summer at Uptown Beer Garden. The first draft of Petruce’s menu will include elevated versions of casual favorites. As the kitchen team…

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Save the Date: Pour the Core Is Coming to Philadelphia! (Oct. 15)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / September 13, 2016 /

The 4th Annual Pour the Core: Hard Cider Festival is back in Philadelphia on October 15—grab your tickets ASAP for this annual cider-sipping event! All of the day’s cider-themed activities will take place from 12:30–4 p.m. at the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard. Cider aficionados will have the opportunity to enjoy samples from…

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Pick & Party at the Gettysburg National Military Park (Aug. 28)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / August 19, 2016 /

We’re calling out to the 18- to 38-year-old crowd to join in on the fun at an apple picking and after-party at the Gettysburg National Military Park on August 28. The Pick and Party fun unfolds from 3–8 p.m. at the George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site, where young Gettysburg Foundation members (and you!)…

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Don’t Miss This: Rowan Asher Winery Sangria Fest (July 23)

By Kristen Kwiatkowski / July 15, 2016 /

Adore sangria? Rowan Asher Winery is hosting an entire day dedicated to the fruit-filled wine on July 23 from 1–7 p.m. In addition to several varieties of sangria, hard cider and wine (including new releases!) will be available to sip throughout the day. Live music will fill the air from the likes of Skip Monday, Cailin…

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