Cider Maker’s Notebook: Woodchuck Pink Hard Cider

Steve Coon is one of three Cider Makers here at Woodchuck Hard Cider.  He took the to the time to write down these thoughts about a cider he personally handcrafted, Woodchuck Private Reserve Pink.

Woodchuck Hard Cider, May, 2012. (photo: Ben Sarle)

Cider Maker Steve Coon

Developing a pink cider to increase awareness for Dragonheart Vermont’s Survivorship NOW mission of helping those diagnosed with cancer, is close to my heart.

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Getting fresh!

woodchuck-103Freshies on the line! Woodchuck Amber is the Cider that started it all for us in Proctorsville, VT way back in 1991. Twenty-two years later it is still leading the pack. Always a sight to behold on the bottling line.

 

The United States of Cider

CiderCon 2013Cider is growing.  Fast.  It grew 65% in 2012.  New cider brands are starting up all the time.  Last week in Chicago, a good portion of them came together to learn more about each other at CiderCon 2013.  While they were at it, they voted to form a national association.  And so it shall be… The United States Association of Cider Makers is now a real thing!

Here at Woodchuck, we couldn’t be more excited.  Just like apples in an orchard, there are many varieties of cider makers out there.  Bringing all these cider makers together will only serve to grow the category the right way and with the input of all. Continue reading

Introducing Woodchuck® Private Reserve Pink

Vermont is part of what makes up Woodchuck® Hard Cider’s soul.  Woodchuck® was started here in 1991 and has grown to national notoriety while remaining firmly rooted in Vermont’s Green Mountains.

It is with that in mind that we launch our latest Private Reserve Cider.  Woodchuck® Pink is cider with its sights set on improving our local community.
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Having fun with a Friday snowstorm at Woodchuck Hard Cider

In the midst of Snowpocalypse 2013 the Cidery is still cranking out the good stuff. We decided to break out our Woodchuck costume to have some fun in the snow!
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