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A New Player in the Cider Market

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pellegjr
beers 395 º places 16 º 09:52 Mon 10/1/2012

The name might ring a bell:

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224298

 
javit
09:53 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by pellegjr
The name might ring a bell:

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224298



The picture looks like piss.

 
joet
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beers 2409 º places 100 º 09:55 Mon 10/1/2012

Please make honest English cider.

 
JMerritt
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beers 1894 º places 72 º 09:57 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by javit
The picture looks like piss.


You need to drink more water

 
pellegjr
beers 395 º places 16 º 10:12 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by joet
Please make honest English cider.


Letís hope that this is indicative of their intentions/efforts:

Hall: "Itís very important for us to get it right. Last fall we did 180 test batches using different apples and yeast strains to find a combination that tasted to me like an English cider. I donít know if weíll be able to match that next year--like wine, vintages of cider can vary based on the yearís apple crop. My goal is to make a delicious cider every year, not necessarily to make it exactly the same."

 
NobleSquirrel
beers 3438 º places 209 º 10:28 Mon 10/1/2012

FYI, this cider has been around since almost the beginning of the year. He is making some pretty great cider thus far.

 
CanIHave4Beers
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beers 3584 º places 74 º 10:31 Mon 10/1/2012
 
Tooch4321
beers 11 º 10:33 Mon 10/1/2012

This cider is delicious and has been around for the past 6 or so months on draft in Chicago.

 
joet
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beers 2409 º places 100 º 10:34 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by NobleSquirrel
FYI, this cider has been around since almost the beginning of the year. He is making some pretty great cider thus far.


Yep, this looks very promising...

http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/virtue-redstreak/170919/

 
GT2
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beers 9410 º places 661 º 12:54 Mon 10/1/2012

Is there a reason for strictly "English" cider? Iíve never done a cider tour of England, but after a cider tour of Normandy, I donít know why that wouldnít be your starting off point for wickedly good cider.

 
joet
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beers 2409 º places 100 º 13:27 Mon 10/1/2012

Originally posted by GT2
Is there a reason for strictly "English" cider? Iíve never done a cider tour of England, but after a cider tour of Normandy, I donít know why that wouldnít be your starting off point for wickedly good cider.


Iím open to everything and have liked Etienne Dupont as a French cider, but after SilkTork took me on a tour of cider in the Southwest of England, Iím strongly partial to English cider.

This is where Mike should chime in about his cidre tours.