This winter was a long one. A lot of ice, a lot of snow, and a lot of low (and we mean looooowwww) temperatures. Yes, the white landscapes were beautiful, but are we ready for what’s next? You got that right! As the season transitions, our hyper-active senses are picking up any hint of the warmer weather. The sights, the sounds, the CIDER. TheWoodchuck® Limited Release Summer Cider is a tart and flavorful style with a rich taste reminiscent of New England blueberries. And now…
The Cider Makers here at Woodchuck are at it again. Their innovative craft and masterful techniques have brought us the next style in our Cellar Series line. We’re excited to announce the Woodchuck Cellar Series Mint Cider!
Woodchuck Cellar Series Mint is handcrafted from fresh Vermont McIntosh and Irish bittersweet apples. The blend of varieties allows a full apple flavor to remain at the forefront of this unique cider. The twist turns up in the form of mint. Whole spearmint leaves are added to the tank a week before bottling. Spearmint oils slowly permeate the tank, leaving a subtle mint note to this unique marriage of apples from Vermont and Ireland.
As we add another exciting style to the Woodchuck family, we thought we would take a closer look at the mint leaf. The organic mint leaves we used in this craft cider were sourced through our friends at Black River Produce here in Vermont. Let’s take a dive into this awesome ingredient, with a list of 10 things you may not know about Mint.
The winter thaw is on the horizon, and sugaring season will shift into full gear. Not only will our Vermont landscapes transform into iconic scenes of buckets and tap lines, but it’s time for sugar on snow! Regardless of where you’re watching that sap boil, there’s nothing like the taste of fresh syrup drizzled on Winter’s remaining snow blanket. As we say Hello to spring in the cidery, we’re excited to embrace this tradition with our own twist….
It’s a day for wooing. Valentine’s Day allows us to celebrate the milestones in our new relationships, or rekindle that longtime fire that’s been burning with a spouse or significant other. It lets us truly appreciate the love we have in our lives, and the people that help us get through the day to day. So you have everything ready for a big gesture on Friday, right? At least an idea? Starting to sweat? Well we have your covered! One of our most innovative ciders yet, make this the most memorable Valentine’s Day with Woodchuck® Cellar Series Chocolate. (Learn more about this Cellar Series Cider here!)
We’re thrilled that this Chocolate delicacy was released just in time for the big holiday, and we can’t wait to see it fuel the love that Friday will bring. Here’s the Top 7 Ways to turn Woodchuck Cellar Series Chocolate Cider into a Valentine’s Day Surprise.
There’s nothing like football. Lazy-day clothes, house full of people, and food (a never-ending buffet of food). You start with savory appetizers such as potato skins and spinach artichoke dip, and then move on to those hardy meat dishes. However, there’s always that one dish simmering throughout the day, fueling that roaring cheer. Chili! Scooped up with chips, or covered with cheese, the dish will keep you toasty warm and satisfied throughout the game. Want to put a twist on your usual recipe? Well it may be time to try the Woodchuck® Amber Turkey Chili.