Posts Tagged ‘Cidery’

New Cider Maker on the Scene: Flatbed Cider

Flatbed Cider, which launched earlier this year in Washington and Oregon states, is making a splash with two delicious products: Crisp Apple Cider and Pear Cider. Northwest region fruits contribute to both Flatbed varieties. Flatbed’s Crisp Apple Cider boasts a drier taste profile than some other cider counterparts and features Jonagold, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Newtown Pippin and Gravenstein apples. Crisp…

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Far From The Tree: Deep Roots, New Growth

Just down the road from an ancient English castle, Al Snape started experimenting with cider from an “abandoned apple orchard on a thousand-year-old priory.” Not many Americans can claim this scene as their backyard, let alone say that it is where they started making cider. Launching their business in Salem, Massachusetts, Far From The Tree…

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Hard Cider Producers Only Tour with Penn State Extension (March 18)

Looking to up your hard cider game? Wondering what innovations others in the industry are working on? Join Penn State Extension for a Hard Cider Producer’s Only Tour on Friday, March 18. Registration for the event closes on Friday, February 26. The one-day tour will leave from Allentown and take a behind-the-scenes look with Ryan Burk…

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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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Oregon Cidery to Discover: Rev. Nat’s Hard Cider

Nat West began juicing apples back in 2004 with a makeshift juice press he constructed with a 20-ton house jack and some old timbers. He produced 5 gallons of hard cider that year and continued with 15 gallons the next year and another 40 the following year. This led to a basement full of 500 gallons and a popularity increase…

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Read This: Esteemed New Yorkers Discuss Why Cider Is the Fastest Growing Beverage in Nation

Here’s the must-read roundtable discussion of cider culture in the United States. Co-owner of New York’s Wassail cider bar Sabine Hrechdakian narrates a recent meeting of the minds that includes esteemed cider enthusiasts such as Steve Wood, legendary cidermaker from Farnum Hill in Lebanon, New Hampshire; Eleanor Ledger from Eden Specialty Ciders in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom; Andy Brennan of Aaron Burr Cidery in the Hudson Valley; and some of…

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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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New in West Virginia: Hawk Knob Cidery & Meadery

West Virginia—birthplace of the Golden Delicious apple—now has its own cidery. Hawk Knob Cidery and Meadery in Lewisburg will be the Mountain State’s first cider producer. Owners Josh and Will intend to produce high-quality beverages using time-honored traditions and are proud of their status as the first cidery in their home state. Visit their website for…

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