UK-based cidermaker Henry Westons has released a new television advertisement promoting their Henry Westons Vintage cider. The animated television ad features a combination Monty Python/steampunk style depicting a giant automated apple picker with a long mechanical arm and one giant, white-gloved hand that drops the apples onto a small conveyor belt. The ad then cuts […]
Why, Caple Rd Dry, of course! After launching Caple Rd Cider last year, Westons has launched a dry version this year – Caple Rd Dry, Blend No. 5. Caple Rd Dry has five percent alcohol content and is double filtered from English apples. The cider is named after the road which approaches Westons cider-producing site […]
Glenfiddich has teamed with the Somerset Cider Brandy company in a deal which will allow Glenfiddich to use Somerset’s barrels to mature their whisky over the course of the next year. Specifically, Somerset will supply 18 cider brandy barrels to Glenfiddich – enough to produce 1800 gallons of whisky [good for 18,000 bottles of whisky] […]
Stella Artois has put their cider [spelled “Cidre” on their products] into cans. The new cans will only be available for Elderflower, Peach and Raspberry flavored ciders while their signature Apple will remain in bottles for the time being. Stella Artois Cidre Elderflower, Peach and Raspberry will be available in 330-ml size cans.
American/Canadian brewing company Molson-Coors has formerly bought the UK rights to Swedish cider maker Rekorderlig. The cider, however, will continue to be made at its family brewery in its Swedish base city of Vimmerby. Rekorderlig is currently available in the USA, but only in three states – Florida, New Jersey and New York.
Woodchuck Cider is called “Woodchuck Cider” why again? Because…
Cider is wildly popular, whiskey is wildly popular – so it was only a matter of time before the two were introduced to each other – and in this case, the meeting has come about in Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Irish whiskey. Slated to be made only between September and November each year – matching […]
What began as an April Fool’s Day joke has become reality for Swedish cidermaker, Kopparberg, as they have produced the world’s first cider slushie. After an April Fool’s Day joke depicted frozen cider pops, Kopparberg has used that inspiration and turned two of its 4% alcohol content fruit flavored ciders – strawberry-lime and elderflower-lime – […]