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Buskey Soft-Serve Hard Cider Is Autumn’s Answer to Frosé(September 16) – Will Correll, founder and CEO of Buskey Cider, was first inspired to create his super-popular, autumnal alternative to frosé, a soft-serve hard cider, when he read an article on the Below Zero machine, a $5,500 device that uses a binding agent to turn booze […]

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Buskey Cider Releases Sherry Barrel Aged Cider, Over a Year in the Making

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider today is releasing Buskey Sherry Barrel Aged Cider. It will be available on draft and in 500ML bottles in the Richmond and Cape Charles tasting rooms and for delivery in Richmond and surrounding suburbs, NoVA, and Hampton Roads. This cider is made with a premium blend of Virginia apples (Ashmead’s […]

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American Cider Association Announces Diane Flynt as Keynote Speaker for CiderCon 2022

RICHMOND, Virginia – The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that award winning cidermaker Diane Flynt will be the keynote speaker at CiderCon® 2022 set to take place in Richmond, Virginia from February 2-4, 2022. Her keynote presentation will highlight the history and legacy of southern apples and cider. There are many lessons that […]

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Buskey Cider Releases Thai Flavor-Inspired Thai Tom Yum Cider

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider released Thai Tom Yum cider, inspired by a once-in-a-lifetime travel adventure to Thailand experienced by co-founders Elle and William Correll. The recipe for Thai Tom Yum Cider was directly influenced by a cooking class the husband and wife team took during their trip, and brings to cider the flavors of […]

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Virtue Cider’s Founder, Gregory Hall To Launch First-Ever Beer: Vestland

Fennville, Michigan – Renowned tastemaker, Cidermaker, former Brewmaster and Founder of Virtue Cider, Gregory Hall, has traveled the globe discovering inspiration for world-class imbibe and creating new categories with beers like Bourbon County Stout and Honkers Ale. This May, Greg is making his highly-anticipated foray back into brewing, launching Virtue Farm’s first-ever beer – Vestland. […]

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2 Towns Ciderhouse Release Cherry Sublime

Corvallis, Oregon – Take yourself on a polyphonic trip with every sip of 2 Towns Ciderhouse’s newest limited release; Cherry Sublime!  “Sour lovers rejoice!”, says Dave Takush, head cider maker, “The fresh key lime juice and sour cherry juice really make this cider ‘zing’!” Crafted from fresh-pressed Washington Sour Montmorency Cherries, Mexican Key Limes and a […]

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Bold Rock Hard Cider Opening 4th Cidery and Taproom in the Heart of Downtown Asheville

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina — Bold Rock Hard Cider, which began selling its cider in Nellysford, Virginia in 2012, and has grown to be the country’s #2 cider brand, is expanding its taproom footprint to Asheville, North Carolina. The new 8,000 sq ft. cidery and taproom will be in the located at 39 N. Lexington Avenue […]

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2021 New York International Cider Competition Medal Winners

The New York International Cider Competition is open to commercial cider producers from around the world and uses a Trade Only blind judging panel with retail store buyers, restaurant beverage directors and hoteliers as judges. Congratulation to all the medal winners! Fruit Cider Gold B. Nektar Cider Zombie Killer Fishback & Stephenson Cherry Poppins McKenzie’s […]

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Northeast Drinks Group Completes Purchase of Vermont Cider Company

Middlebury, Vermont — Northeast Drinks Group LLC announced that it has closed on the transaction to purchase the Vermont Hard Cider Company, LLC, from C&C Group plc. The purchase of VCC from C&C Group plc includes NDG acquiring Woodchuck, the iconic hard cider, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, along with the rest of […]

Angry Orchard and Concacaf Announce Partnership for the 2021 Gold Cup

Angry Orchard And Concacaf Announce Partnership For The 2021 Gold Cup

NEW YORK — Angry Orchard, the nation’s leading hard cider maker, and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today a year-long partnership, naming Angry Orchard the official hard cider of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. The Gold Cup is the region’s flagship men’s national team competition in which the […]

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Tieton Cider Works Releases Blueberry Cider in 19.2 Oz. Cans

Yakima, Washington — Tieton Cider Works brings you a Blueberry cider sown from Washington’s rich volcanic soils, a blast of juicy blueberries blended in this cider will surely awaken all your senses! A sweet blend of berries with tangy apples makes for a thirst-quenching combination! Production of the 19.2oz can was intended to satisfy many […]

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Refreshing RazzBerry Cider Returns for Spring at Portland Cider Co.

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. has announced the return of the popular spring seasonal RazzBerry Cider, which made its debut in 2020. RazzBerry features loads of bright raspberries combined with Northwest-grown apples, a hint of lemon and lime juice. This refreshingly tart cider is medium sweet for easy drinking. The cider is 5.8% ABV […]

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Swilled Dog Hard Cider Releases Sangria

UPPER TRACT, West Virginia — Swilled Dog, the fastest growing craft beverage company in West Virginia, today released its Spring/Summer seasonal cider – Sangria. A delicious blend of fresh cherries, tart apples, lemons and limes, Swilled Dog Sangria is a semi- sweet, gluten-free, and unfiltered cider that transports cider lovers to their favorite beach with […]

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Bryant’s Cider Partnering with Virginia Capital Trail Foundation for Special Release Cider

Bryant’s Cider, known for their all natural dry hard ciders, is partnering with The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation this April for their newest cider “Trailblazer”. The special limited release cider is flavored with fresh pineapple, cherries and orange peel. “Bryant’s Cider serves the community with their award-winning ciders and we are thrilled for the opportunity […]

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ACE Cider Achieves Distribution All 50 States

With the launch of New Hampshire in January, ACE Cider (The California Cider Co) becomes the first independent cider brand with national distribution, doing business in all 50 states. ACE joins an elite list of less than 5 independent suppliers in the beer industry with national distribution. ACE was founded by Jeffrey House in 1993 […]

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Portland Cider Co. Releases Two New Products in Commemoration of Its 8th Anniversary and Women’s History Month

CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Portland Cider Co. is commemorating its 8th anniversary this month with the release of two new ciders: 8th Anniversary Cider and Bloody Hell, a release created by Portland Cider’s five female team members in honor of Women’s History Month. 8th Anniversary Cider is fermented from a blend of culinary Northwest apples and […]

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Portland Cider Company Donates $12,500 to Hunger-Free Oregon

CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Portland Cider  has made a donation of $12,500 to Hunger-Free Schools, an initiative of Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon that is committed to actively working to end hunger by connecting people to food and nutrition programs, raising awareness about hunger, and advocating for systemic changes. The money was raised through sales of […]

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Yonder Cider and Bale Breaker Brewing to Open Joint Taproom in Seattle

SEATTLE  – Yonder Cider and Bale Breaking Brewing Co are excited to announce the opening of a joint taproom in the heart of Seattle’s Ballard Brewery District. Scheduled to open this summer, the expansive new location will bring more than 20 taps of Washington-made beer and cider together under one roof, showcasing the best of […]

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Blake’s Hard Cider to Release Hard Cider Lemonades in March

ARMADA, Michigan – Blake’s Hard Cider, the Midwest’s largest craft cidery, announces the release of Blake’s Hard Cider Lemonades. Offered in two refreshing flavors, Blueberry Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade, the new craft beverages will be available on store shelves across Blake’s Hard Cider’s 16-state footprint and via the website in early March. Blake’s Hard Cider […]

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Bold Rock Launches Hard Lemonade Seltzer Line

NELLYSFORD, Virginia – Bold Rock’s passion for innovation and its reputation for flavorful refreshment are fueling the launch of their most recent and exciting product release coming this Spring – Bold Rock Hard Lemonade Seltzer. Bold Rock will jump into the fast growing substyle of the explosive hard seltzer category. At the start of this […]