A roundup of some of the cider news for Oregon that has come my way of late. The fourth annual Cider Rite of Spring returns this month, taking place on Saturday, March 25 from 12 to 6pm at The Evergreen in Portland. 30 different cider makers will be pouring nearly … Continue reading
The 2017 edition of 2 Towns Ciderhouse‘s seasonal Cherried Away cider arrived this weekend: About the cider, from the press release: Washington-grown Montmorency sour cherries and hibiscus blossoms mingle beautifully with fresh-pressed 100 percent Northwest apples to sweep you off your feet with lofty tart and floral aromas. For the … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Thursday, February 16, 2017. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
For the first time ever on the Beer Advent Calendar I am selecting a cider! Corvallis, Oregon-based 2 Towns Ciderhouse has been crafting their Nice & Naughty Spiced Imperial Hard Apple Cider for the holidays for several years now. This is a 10.5% alcohol by volume cider that is made with fresh-pressed … Continue reading
Oregon Beer News for Tuesday, November 15, 2016. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
Oregon Beer News for Thursday, November 3, 2016. News in beer and brewing from all around Oregon, including events, tastings, festivals, and more. If you have news to share, let me know!
Cider has been top of mind this past summer, in part because of PR efforts from companies like 2 Towns Ciderhouse, McMenamins, and Angry Orchard, but also because I think there has just been more visibility with increasing numbers of cider makers and growth of the market. Here in Central … Continue reading
Two different press/media arrivals last week: The Book of Dangerous Cocktails, and the imperial winter/holiday cider Nice & Naughty from 2 Towns Ciderhouse. Not sure if there’s a theme. I will note neither of these things have much to do with beer directly; a quick check of the index of … Continue reading
The latest seasonal limited cider creation from 2 Towns Ciderhouse arrived this week: Their new Hollow Jack pumpkin cider, made with both pumpkins and sweet potatoes (as well as spices).
The latest summer seasonal from Corvallis’ 2 Towns Ciderhouse arrived this week: Cot in the Act is their apricot cider, and they say: “each gallon packs two pounds of Washington- grown, ripe and juicy Rival Apricots.” Should be tasty!