Spring Break Cider Road Trip: Part 3

During the third (and final) part of our spring break trip we drove up the Leelanu peninsula and visited several wineries and cideries including 45 North, Black Star Farms,  Tandem Ciders, Brengman Brothers, and Chateau de Leelanau. 45 North Winery is located on the 45th parallel north – often called the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole. The winery, which was established …

Unique Cider: Seattle Cider’s Basil Mint

Unique cider reviews are dedicated to non-traditional cider styles and combinations. Cidery: Seattle Cider Cider: Basil Mint Serving: 1 pint cans Style: Unique Cider Availability: Seasonal; March – May Seattle Cider is one of our favorite cideries (you can see our reviews here and here). They are good at developing some unique cider combinations and Basil Mint is no different.  The …

Perry Review: Tieton Sparkling Perry

 Perry reviews are dedicated to the ciders that are made with 100% pears. Cidery: Tieton Cider Works; Yakima, WA  Cider: Sparkling Perry Estate Serving: 500mL Bottle Style: Perry Availability: Year-round The Tieton Sparkling Perry is a crisp and dry perry (even though it was marked semi-sweet on the bottle and tricked our brains at first). The perry is made using traditional …