Why cider should be the official drink of Thanksgiving(November 19) – Cider fulfills my main Thanksgiving drink requirement, big time: versatility. Easygoing, crisp, fruity, with little tannin or oak, it complements everything from the complex savory flavors and rich textures of stuffing to the tart-sweet bite of cranberry sauce, earthy yams, salty gravy, and, of […]

Read More

2019 U.S. Open Cider Championship Medal Winners & Grand National ChampionIn the sixth annual U.S. Open Cider Championship, cideries, wineries and breweries from Hawaii to Iceland entered over 300 ciders representing 24 different styles. The final round of judging was held in Buffalo, New York, and the judges were from Niagara College Teaching Winery, Niagara […]

Read More

WALLINGFORD, Connecticut — Stormalong Cider, a Massachusetts-based cidery, along with Blue Hills Orchard of Wallingford, CT, has announced a collaboration in launching an unfiltered hard cider as part of Stormalong’s new Farmstand Series. Featuring the quintessential McIntosh variety blended with other New England favorites, this unfiltered hard cider is reminiscent of Blue Hills Orchard’s farmstand […]

Read More