Hard Cider

Fermented apple juice

Where to find vintage/heritage cider apples

Where to find vintage/heritage cider apples

If you want to make really good hard cider, you need to use vintage apples. But where do you find these superb cider-making apples? I live smack in the middle of prime apple-growing country here in Maryland; Virginia, our next door neighbor, is one of the top five apple-producing states […]

Hard Cider Apples

Hard Cider Apples

News flash for some folks: you can make apple juice from any apple, but you can’t make good hard cider – I mean the fermented stuff – from just anything.  If you buy all your apples at an American grocery store, you’ve probably forgotten what an apple can really taste […]