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 …

Localicious

Come join us in celebrating the first day of spring at Localicious – a unique tasting event featuring local and sustainably produced food and drinks. This year Localicious takes place Friday, March 20 7:00pm – 9:30pm at the UIC Forum. Localicious is one of the many a highlights of FamilyFarmed’s 11th annual Good Food Festival & Conference, the nation’s oldest and biggest …

Unique Cider: Seattle Cider’s Gin Botanical

Unique cider reviews are dedicated to non-traditional cider styles and combinations.   Seattle Cider’s Gin Botanical Cidery: Seattle Cider Company; Seattle, WA Cider: Gin Botanical Serving:  22 oz bottles Alcohol Content: 6.5 % ABV Style: Unique Cider Availability: Seasonal – March through May Spring is almost here and we can’t wait for the polar vortex, feet of snow and dark cold nights (and days) …

Traditional Cider Review: Lehman’s Orchard Honeycrisp Hard Apple Cider

Traditional Cider reviews are dedicated to the ciders that are made with 100% apples. Lehman’s Orchard Honeycrisp Hard Apple Cider Cidery: Lehman’s Orchard; Niles, MI Cider: Honeycrisp Serving: 12 oz or 22 oz bottles. Alcohol Content: 6.8 % ABV Style: Traditional cider Availability: Year-Round This refreshing off-dry small batch cider showcases Lehman’s Orchard’s homegrown sweet and slightly tart honeycrisp apple. Appearance and Aroma The pale …

Unique Cider Reviews: Cider Brother’s Pacific Coast Cider

Unique cider reviews are dedicated to non-traditional cider styles and combinations.   Cider Brother’s Pacific Coast Cider Hard Apple Cider with Pinot Grigio is a unique blend of pinot grigio and hard cider Cidery: Cider Brothers; Lodi, CA Cider: Pacific Coast Serving: 22 Ounce Bomber Bottle Alcohol Content: 6.5 % ABV Style: Unique cider Availability: Year-Round This cold fermented cider is made from a blend …

Fruity Cider Review: Tieton Cider Works Apricot

Fruity Cider reviews are dedicated to the fruit cider combinations that go beyond apple and pear. Tieton Cider Works Apricot blends apples with apricot to produce a well-balanced semi-dry cider Cidery: Tieton Cider Works; Yakima, WA   Cider: Apricot   Serving: 500 mL bottle   Alcohol Content: 6.9 % ABV   Style: Fruity Cider   Availability: Year-Round Appearance This cider has a deep burnt sienna color …