Varietal ciders

The Curious Character of Varietal Ciders

Producers, Production

Cider makers often blend inedible bitter-sharp and bittersweet apple varieties with crossover apples to create their signature house styles. But some, like Doc’s Draft, Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider, and Angry Orchard are experimenting with single varietals, using just one type…

Apple-icious Adventure Awaits

Food and Drink, History, Production

HISTORICALLY SPEAKING, the noble apple has played an integral part in some of the most interesting stories, legends, and tall tales of the world. It tempted Adam and Eve, sent Snow White into a deep sleep, helped gain William Tell his…