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Thanksgiving Cider Parings

Cider is a great alternative to wine for your Thanksgiving table. Considering the cider traditions of the US and the resurgence of the beverage Pick(ing) Cider will be sure to impress your guests. To help navigate the world of ciders, we’ve compiled a list to help you choose the perfect Thanksgiving cider pairings for your holiday feast. Appetizers Sparkling Ciders/Perry Tieton Sparkling Perry Prima …

3rd Annual Virtue Cider Stone Fence Competition & Mitten Drive

On January 29 Virtue Cider will be hosting their 3rd Annual Stone Fence Competition & Mitten Drive. The Stone Fence Cocktail Competition brings together a dozen of Chicago’s top bartenders to compete with their take on a traditional American cider-based cocktail, the Stone Fence – which is a blend of rum and hard cider. The event will be held: Sunday, January 29, …

Cider Summit SF – The Region’s Largest Cider Tasting Festival

The 3rd annual Cider Summit San Fransisco will be held April 23, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Civil War Parade Ground in the Presidio, adjacent to the Main Post.  Cider Summit SF, put on by SBS Imports and the Seattle Beer Collective, celebrates local, regional and international artisanal ciders and cidermakers. Cider Summit SF is presented by Whole Foods Market, along with supporting …

Traditional Cider Review: Bordatto Basandere

Traditional Cider reviews are dedicated to the ciders that are made with 100% apples. Cidery: Domaine Bordatto Etxaldea; Bordatto Etxaldea Cider: Basandere Serving:  750 mL bottles Alcohol Content:  8 % ABV Style: Traditional Cider Availability: Year-round We had a wonderful dinner last night at Graham Elliot Bistro in Chicago. In addition to the great food and great music we also …

Traditional Cider Review: Hogan’s Dry Cider

Traditional Cider reviews are dedicated to the ciders that are made with 100% apples. Hogan’s Dry Cider Cidery: Hogan’s Cider Ltd; Haselor, Warwickshire, UK Cider: Dry Cider Serving:  22 oz bottles Alcohol Content: 5.8 % ABV Style: Traditional Cider Availability: Year-round We spotted a few of Hogan’s Dry Cider tucked away in a corner of the cider aisle of our local liquor store. We …