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Cider Week GR Blue Bridge Festival
2 months ago

Cider Week GR Blue Bridge Festival

The cumulation of Grand Rapids first ever Cider Week ended with a Festival held at a location just as iconic as the Michigan apples our (many, many) ciders are made …
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Starcut Ciders Celebrates Two Years

Elk Rapids, Mich. – Starcut Ciders, a craft cider brand produced by Short’s Brewing Company, is celebrating two years handcrafting hard ciders this month. Launched at the Short’s Brewing …
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Blake’s Hard Cider Release: Black Phillip

Armada, MI – Live life deliciously.. That’s what Blake’s Hard Cider is asking us all to do with their newest seasonal release, Black Phillip. The newest creation from Blake’s has …
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Taproot Cider House: A Central Root In Craft Community
1 year ago

Taproot Cider House: A Central Root In Craft Community

Tap·root (ˈtapˌro͞ot,-ˌro͝ot/) noun: a straight tapering root growing vertically downward and forming the center from which subsidiary rootlets spring.

In other words, the central root of the system. Taproot Cider …
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Farmhaus Cider Co. rejuvenates abandoned farm property
2 years ago

Farmhaus Cider Co. rejuvenates abandoned farm property

HUDSONVILLE – Farmhaus Cider Co. Co-Owner John Behrens had one thing in mind when he bought his late grandmother’s abandoned farmhouse and the surrounding property: preservation.

“There’s not a lot …
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Runners Enjoy Hard Cider After a Hard Run
2 years ago

Runners Enjoy Hard Cider After a Hard Run

ADA – The unseasonably cooler temperatures and persistent light rain didn’t keep people away from stepping onto the grounds of Sietsema Orchards and Cider Mill on Saturday. The Hard Cider …
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Spotlight on Michigan Cider: Blake’s Orchard’s Cider Dayze festival
2 years ago

Spotlight on Michigan Cider: Blake’s Orchard’s Cider Dayze festival

If the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is true, then the people who attended the Cider Dayze fest in Armada can look forward to many, many …
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Grafting traditional cider in the American rootstock: Schaefer Cider Co. takes root
2 years ago

Grafting traditional cider in the American rootstock: Schaefer Cider Co. takes root

The Schaefer family has been growing in the apple business since 1855. Last year, their commercial farm produced 300,000 bushels of apples. As is the case with most commercial farms, …
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