Crispin Cider has re-launched after spending two years in limbo, after a licensing agreement between parent company Molson Coors and the newly created Minneapolis Cider Company was finalized. Crispin was originally founded in 2004, then acquired by Molson Coors [then Miller Coors] in 2012, but shuttered in 2021. Meanwhile, nearby Minneapolis Cider Company opened in […]
Sweden-based cider-maker Kopparberg has released a new strawberry flavor to their lineup of hard seltzers – which includes passion fruit and mixed berries. Kopparberg Strawberry Hard Seltzer is bottled at 5% alcohol by volume [10 proof] and is touted as gluten-free, low-sugar, vegan-friendly and containing 93 calories per can. Kopparberg Strawberry Hard Seltzer is being […]
The 2020 version of Imbibe Live – the annual drinks industry trade show held in London – has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Originally scheduled to be held on June 29-30, 2020, at Olympia London – the show will now take place at the same venue on July 5-6, 2021. Launched in […]
Louisville-based Copper & Kings has released Northern Soul – an apple brandy finished in hard cider barrels from Michigan-based Vander Mill. Copper & Kings Northern Soul was matured for 43 months in ex-Kentucky Bourbon barrels before moving on to spend another 14 months in Vander Mill’s hard apple cider barrels, then was bottled at 55.5% […]
Thatchers Cider has a race car! No, not really – but they use a race car in their recent advertisement to make a point about their tasting methods…
The cigar with the long name – La Aroma de Cuba mi Amor [“the smell of Cuba, my love”] is the result of a ménage a trois between the Nicaraguan binder and filler with a wrapper originating from Cuban seed and grown in Ecuador. The culmination is a delight that may remind you of spice […]
Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse’s Bittersweet cider was the official winner of the sixth annual Portland International Cider Cup [PICC]. Sea Cider’s Bittersweet fended off nearly 170 ciders from the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, Canada to claim Best in Show from the 60 cider judges. It was the first time in the six-year history […]
Swedish cider-maker Kopparberg has released Sweet Apple cider in a new, larger “KopparKeg” just in time for summer. Sweet Apple will only be available in a five-liter share-able “KopparKeg” from June to August 2018 and joins Strawberry & Lime and Mixed Fruit as other Kopparberg flavors. Sweet Apple was launched in November 2017.