Posts Tagged ‘hard cider’

More Women Making Waves in the Hard Cider World

What do you know? There are all kinds of women out there making waves in the cider industry. Our article earlier this spring featuring four women in cider turned out to be the tip of the iceberg, and we’ve heard from plenty more with stories to tell that will further hook you on your favorite beverage. In…

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Meet the Cider Makers: Cortni and Adam Stahl of Star Cider

Would you be prepared to part with most of your belongings to pursue your passion? How about downsizing from a traditional home to an Airstream trailer to turn dreams of owning a hard cider company and apple orchard into reality? “We are truly a simple tree-to-tap cider operation. We pour every ounce of our ambition…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in New York City

New York City is a great destination for travelers seeking cider on the road amidst some of the most popular tourist sites in the world. Curious about where to sip cider in the city that doesn’t sleep? We’re rounding up 13 Manhattan places to visit to get a taste of The Big Apple. We’ve barely skimmed the surface with…

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Cider Cocktail to Make at Home: Wassail’s Sandpaper Cadillac

At Wassail, New York City’s quintessential cider destination, an outstanding cider list on draft and in bottles is joined by an impressive array of housemade cocktails that elevate cider and mixology. Jade Sotack, Wassail’s head bartender, has created the Sandpaper Cadillac—a delicious cider with citrus cocktail featuring Pisco, a grape eau de vie from Peru…

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Cider Travels: Drinking Cider in Portland, Oregon

While in the City of Roses for CiderCON we experienced a seemingly never-ending supply of delicious ciders in unique settings. It seemed like every stop on our way, be it cider bars, cider-maker taprooms, bars, restaurants, convenience stores or bottle shops, all had great selections of ciders made locally and around the world. Here are…

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Cider Maker Q&A: Curtis Sherrer of Millstone American Farmhouse Cidery

Standing tall at the forefront of the rustic cider movement is Millstone American Farmhouse Cidery. From its home in a historic gristmill in Monkton, Maryland, Millstone has developed an array of rustic ciders, cysers and meads using top-quality ingredients and exacting techniques. I recently had the chance to speak with Curtis Sherrer, co-founder and cider…

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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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