Posts Tagged ‘Cider Culture’

Apfelwein Talk & Tasting at the Smithsonian in Washington DC

For centuries, Germans have known a fact that Americans are only just beginning to realize: A refreshing glass of alcoholic apple cider is the perfect summer drink. Originally born from environmental necessity (the German climate is more conducive to growing apples than grapes), Apfelwein has a long and storied history. The traditional drink was poured…

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15 Questions with Pennsylvania’s Rowan Asher Winery & Cidery

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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The Hunt for the $1 Billion Apple

Bigfoot. UFOs. The Loch Ness Monster. A living Elvis. There is something intriguing about these tall tale creatures that exist seemingly out of our reach. Though most will deny their existence, there are some who hold fast to the hope of meeting these cryptid beings. Some ciderists are on a similar tall tale adventure, holding…

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The 411 on Cider Apples & What You Should Know About Them

Unless you’ve been off the grid for awhile, you’ve probably noticed the substantial growth of fermented, alcoholic cider across the country. Much like wine and craft beer, you can enhance your tasting experience by understanding the complexity of the ingredients and the variables across different brewers and wineries. If you enjoy cider or want to get…

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