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Cider tasting tours are launching in Bristol for the ultimate boozy day out

If you ask anyone which drink they associate with Bristol and the West Country, you'll likely get the same answer each time: cider.<p>The beauty of the …

Cider

Cider is Not Beer

<b>Is cider considered a beer? We are having a debate over this and would like an answer from an expert. Thank you. —AC</b><p>Great question. Way too many …

Alcohol

Bend's ATLAS Cider to change name due to dispute

The primary is May 15. Last day to mail your ballot is May 10.<p>KOIN 6 is changing transmission frequencies on June 1, 2018<p>Each week, KOIN 6 News …

Cider

Look Inside D.C’s Newest Cider Distillery and Taproom

Ambitious local producer Supreme Core Cider’s new 5,000-square-foot production facility and taproom is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 12, bringing D.C. another gathering place for hardcore cider fans.<p>Fellow cider maker Anxo has two locations in D.C, while other distilleries — including 2018 …

Washington D.C.

Ship's Wheel Cider is planning a tasting room in Park Circle

North Charleston already has Holy City Brewing, Commonhouse Aleworks, and COAST. Now Hard cider lovers may have a place to drink too. more…

Charleston

The Johnny Appleseed of South Minneapolis: Jeff Zeitler is planting a neighborhood urban orchard

Jeff Zeitler, co-founder of Urban Forage Winery and Cider House is on a mission to plant apple trees in backyards of South Minneapolis // Photos via …

Urban Agriculture

Brooklyn Cider House Is the Basque Cidery America Needs

(Even if it’s not yet what it wants.)<p>Though cider often gets lumped in with beer, thanks to the beverage’s similar alcohol levels and penchant for …

Cider

The Right Stuff: A Triumph Thruxton R from deBolex

Calum Pryce-Tidd is one of the most methodical and thoughtful bike builders operating in Europe today. And his philosophy is spot on: “It’s important not to tear up a great production bike to make something harder or less practical to ride,” he believes.<p>“So we retain the core of the bike, and then …

Motorcycles

Cider goes chic at this floral bar popping up in London

So maybe the thought of cider conjures up (hazy) memories from your student days. But one London pop-up is totally challenging those perceptions of …

England

In Basque Country, cider really is a way of life | The Star

Astigarraga, Spain—No one really tells you what to do when you first arrive at a <i>sagardotegi</i>, or traditional Basque cider house, especially if you …

Cider

Why Hard Cider Is the Ultimate American Drink

One of the country's most overlooked alcoholic drinks is actually an integral part of its history.<p>Wine from Napa Valley convinced the world that the U.S. was a wine country. Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors, and 5,200-plus domestic craft breweries in operation today suggest we’re a beer nation. Both …

Try this barrel-fermented cider, at The Northman for a limited time

Time to bust out an unpopular opinion: I can't wait for summer to be over. Look, I get it, Chicago summers are magical and all that, but honestly I'm tired. I'm tired of sun, of outdoor activities, of air conditioning on full blast, of sticky humid days. I'm ready for fall, which is truly the best …

The 19 Best Places to Go Apple Picking in the United States

Grab your best basket and head to the countryside, fall lovers.<p>Autumn has finally arrived — in parts of the country, leaves are turning and sweaters …

Is hard cider actually good for you?

You were probably very pleased when you discovered rosé is a little healthier than white wine, but there’s a new seasonal alcoholic beverage in town, …

The Txotx Is the Most Fun You Can Have Pouring a Drink

The only bar that has one inside is in Durham, North Carolina.<p>Unlike cocktails, which can be made with a bit of flair (or with a <i>lot</i> of flair), if you …

EP-143 Louisa Spencer and Steve Wood of Farnum Hill Cider

This week, I chat with a couple that makes phenomenal cider in New Hampshire at Farnum Hill. It’s all orchard-based from their own land at Poverty …

Basic Apple Cider

This is the most basic, everyday cider that you can make. No frills, no special tricks, just a solidly good cider. Use any apple juice you like, …

Cider

7 Epic Hard Cider Tasting Rooms Around the Country

You've heard of a brewery, you've heard of a winery, but have you heard of a cidery? You have now—and here are all the ones you'll want to hit pronto.<p>…

Take a Look at Hale & True’s Upcoming Cidery and Tasting Room

We told you about Hale & True, the cidery and taproom that’s coming to Queen Village in 2018, over the summer. Since then, owners Risa […]The post …

Philadelphia

The Year of Rosé Cider Is Upon Us

Shacksbury, Angry Orchard, and Crispin have just introduced pink-hued ciders.<p>America’s rosé obsession has infiltrated yet another industry. All sorts …

Rosé

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Potatoes and onion and eggs — there’s a trio that promises good eating and many possibilities. The classic tortilla Espanola is a prime example, and some of my favorite skillet recipes go heavy on the potato and onion, which makes the cooked wedges meaty and …

Eggs

A Walt Siegl Ducati with a discreet muscle car vibe

For Walt Siegl, performance and beauty go hand-in-hand. The bikes in his Ducati Leggero series are drop dead gorgeous, but they’re also light, quick and handle well. And that puts them in high demand.<p>This newest build was commissioned by Jamie Waters, one of the leading lights behind the REV’IT! …

Motorcycles

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

New Cidery to Open on Marietta Boulevard in Westside

More cider is headed to the city. Atlanta Hard Cider Co. hopes to break ground along Marietta Boulevard in Westside this summer, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle [paywall] and the cidery’s website. Launched last Fall, Mark and Liz Deno say they’re bringing “true and authentic all-natural …

Cacio e Pepe Dutch Baby

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet in oven. (Do not remove skillet while oven preheats.)<p>Step 2<p>Whisk …

Pomme to Pint Fellowship | Food Systems | Washington State University

<b>USDA NIFA AFRI REEU Pomme to Pint Fellowship</b><p><b>Background</b><p>Hard cider production and consumption has increased dramatically in recent years, though cider …

Into the Wild: Five Funky Ciders That Will Win Your Heart

2 minute Read<p>Cider is a broad category. By definition, sour cider is “cider fermented with non-traditional yeast and bacteria, typically lactic and …

Cider

Wine Guy: Cider continues to blossom

Local craft cider continues to find its way into my tasting glass, and there are a couple of good reasons.First, the selection of quality cider …

Street Cred: Suicide Machine’s stripped-down Street 750

There are some builders who seem to have the Midas touch: everything they create turns to gold. Aaron and Shaun Guardado are in that exclusive group, crafting beautiful racers and customs when they’re not tearing up dirt tracks—or running the Suicide Machine Company business out of Long Beach, …

Track Down

5th Annual Hopped Cider Fest

Get ready for the Fifth Annual Hopped Cider Fest! I am currently gathering the finest hopped ciders from across the country for the greatest showcase …