Strawberry season is a mood of its own, but always too short of a season overall. With June promising juicy berries, we thought to shine some light on our favourite strawberry-forward ciders! Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple Strawberry We aren’t sure how Heritage Estate got a strawberry shortcake in a can, but this cider is […]

Ah Spring… warming weather, cute animals and of course, the flowers are blooming all around! One of the more unique type of ingredients we’ve seen being added to ciders – especially lately – are flowers! We picked our top 5 floral infused ciders to celebrate the rebirth that Spring can bring. Duntoon Cyder House – […]

Spring always promises many new cider releases at the LCBO. Here are some of the most promising releases heading to shelves across Ontario soon (but you can buy most of these already from thier respective online + retail stores) If there are two trends we see, peach and rosé ciders will once again rule the […]

While hops are mainly associated with beer, dry-hopped ciders are increasingly growing in popularity. When infused into cider, they typically add fruity-like notes, such as lemon, citrus, lychee and more – but can also be bitter, floral and more. Dry hopping works well for both sweet and dry ciders, and everything in between. As Easter […]

Fortunately there were still some bests’ in 2020!  Here are our favs. ~Bethany and Barry Top 5 Overall Cold Creek – Cuvée Madeline FieldBird – 2018 Perry Sur Lie Banjo – Rouge East Street – Harvest Botanical Farmgate – Mulled Top 5 – Apple Cold Creek – Cuvée Madeline Banjo – Dueling Banjos Twin Pines […]

As we come to the end of the decade (and half of it, us doing cider stuff), we have a chance to share some of our favourite moments of the past 365 days! ~Bethany and Barry Cider Crate Combined: Top 5 Bottles/Cans Cider 101 – Dr Peppercorn With Cherry Niagara Cider Company – No. 1 […]

So as we come to the end of 2018 and are third full year in operation, we are happy to look back on some of the best ciders we had the past year and our favourite locales to enjoy them!  Have a look and we hope you tried a few yourself!  We sampled over 200 […]

So as we come to the end of 2017, we are happy to look back on some of the best ciders we had the past year and our favourite locales to enjoy them!  Have a look and we hope you tried a few yourself!  We sampled over 200 ciders all year, posting reviews of close […]