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This Thanksgiving, Try Cider-Can Turkey

One of the biggest things agonized over during the approach for Thanksgiving is how to cook the turkey. Marinate? Brine? Roast? Grill? Fry? There are so many options, each offering a different level of difficulty and ultimate flavor outcome. One wrong move, one poor tactical culinary decision, and you’ve got yourself a tasteless and dry Thanksgiving turkey.…

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Cider Swig at the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival in Washington State

The Cider Swig returns on Saturday, September 29, from 12 to 5 p.m., in Gig Harbor, Washington, with dozens of regional ciders to sip, live music and entertainment on two stages, the 3rd annual “Battle of the Apple Pie” Contest, apple launching, award-winning delectable “curbside cuisine” by area chefs, restaurants and food trucks, the Apple…

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Cider Swig 3rd-Annual Cider Makers Dinner in Washington State

Meet the makers! The Cider Makers Dinner returns for 2018 on Thursday, September 27, at 6 p.m., with an amazing local culinary team, delicious ciders, and serene views of the vineyard at Olalla Winery. This year’s dinner will feature epicurean works by Laura Smythe of Le Garmache and regional cidermakers in a special blend of…

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Delicious Regeneration: A Cider Pairing Experience in Healdsburg, California

“Delicious Regeneration: A Cider Pairing Experience” will take place on Sunday, September 16, at 3 p.m. at Healdsburg SHED in Healdsburg, California. Taste the benefits and flavors of regenerative agriculture with Ethic Ciders. Its ciders are made with organic dry-farmed apples from responsible local orchards, including Ethic’s own farm, which also serves as a test…

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‘Great Ciders of the World’ Class at Wine School in Philadelphia

This class is an essential guide to understanding today’s cider resurgence. From its rich history to it newest incarnations, students will gain insight into one of North America’s oldest fermented drinks. This tasting class captures the wide world of cider and the under-appreciated-but-almighty apple. The class takes place at the Wine School in Philadelphia on Thursday,…

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Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival in Eastsound, Washington

Join cider-lovers on Orcas Island for the 8th Annual Cider & Mead Festival on Saturday, July 28. The event is a benefit for Orcas Island Children’s House. Cider and mead producers from the Pacific Northwest and Canada will flock to beautiful Orcas Island, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Eastsound Village Green will be…

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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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Snakebite Showdown at Widmer Brothers Beer Garden in Portland, Oregon

The 2nd annual Snakebite Showdown takes place on Saturday, June 16, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Widmer Brothers Beer Garden in Portland, Oregon. This event is the region’s only festival to focus solely on Snakebites, a popular English refreshment that blends equal parts beer and cider. The showdown is an official Portland Beer Week highlight event. The Snakebite…

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Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival in Eastsound, Washington

The 7th Annual Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival will be held on July 22 at the Village Green in Eastsound, Washington, to benefit Orcas Island Children’s House. Festival attendees will enjoy a day of cider and mead sampling from more than 20 cideries from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, tasty food options on a pay-as-you-go basis, live entertainment…

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CIDRBOX Delivers Fine Ciders Every Month

Recently launched cider shipping service CIDRBOX is working with cider makers across America to offer a monthly fine cider shipping service. The first cider shipment will be from EDEN Specialty Ciders in Newport, Vermont, with a selection of fine ciders curated by the cider makers. Because CIDRBOX is just starting up, the company ships to just…

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UK’s National Association of Cider Makers Reboots Cider Site

As part of the initiative to engage more cider makers and fans, the United Kingdom’s National Association of Cidermakers, which was founded in 1920, has redesigned and relaunched its website. The association has been busy changing the way it operates, and is now a bigger and better operation as a result. The association states, “The good news is that you…

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