Breast Cancer Awareness Month: RECAP

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We’ve reached the end of October, and this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Woodchuck®, we tried not to just think pink, but we spent the month pouring Pink in hopes to bring attention to the cause and the organizations that support it. Across the 50 states, we teamed up with bars and restaurants to bring our Private Reserve Pink back on draft, a special style that was developed to support the local organization Dragonheart Vermont that helps cancer survivors after treatment. The style sits close to our hearts, as one of Woodchuck’s former cider makers created the style to support his wife; a founding member of Dragonheart Vermont, and a 10 year breast cancer survivor.

We’re excited to give you a peek at what went on this month in the restaurants and bars we partnered with on this cause. Check it out!

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DIY Halloween Apple Decorations

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Yesterday was #WorldAppleDay, a day we quite appreciate here at the cidery. Where would we be without apples? Well we would have a whole lot of empty tanks! With the fall season upon us, there seems to be an abundance of the fresh picked fruit.  Have you gone apple-picking this season? Have you gone more than once? Well then you might have A WHOLE LOT of apples on your hands. They are delicious, but those ripe beauties do have an expiration date. Luckily… Halloween is just around the corner! The holiday of never-ending decorations, there’s no reason not to add some apple flavor to your spooky day. From décor, to treats, to fun party activities, don’t let those apples go to waste!

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Pink on Tap for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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It’s now October, which means its Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to bring attention to and support the 1 in 8 who have been diagnosed with the disease. Overall, it’s a time to Think Pink. Here at Woodchuck®, we’re not only thinking pink, but we’re pouring Pink! For the month, we’re showing our support and bringing back Private Reserve Pink on draft.

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Introducing Out on a Limb™!

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Here at the cidery, we Give A ‘Chuck™ about innovation. This passion has trickled through our Core styles and down to the crazy creativity of our Cellar Series line. I mean, who would have thought Chocolate cider was possible?!?! Only our mad scientists of cider. With the release of these various styles, we’ve found there’s been only one issue. Our fans can’t get enough of it! Whether it’s difficult to find, or it’s selling out too quickly, we keep getting requests to bring our more innovative styles (specifically our Cellar Series) into our patrons’ areas. Well that’s something it’s about time we remedy.

Introducing Out on a Limb™! We are switching up our Cellar Series line to make it easier for our fans to enjoy all the innovative styles released throughout the year. This six-pack will feature an ever-changing rotation of our ground-breaking ciders that we know the Woodchuck community is ready for. What’s it all about? Check it out.

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Cool nights, warm days, and a return to the orchard.

PFYN6Over the last few nights here in Vermont, we have had to resist the urge to click the heat on! The nights are cooling down and the time-honored tradition of breaking out the trusty hoodie and warm socks is now upon us.

They are cool nights that give way to warm days. We head to work in jackets, break for lunch in t-shirts, and put the jacket back on to head home. It’s a weather pattern that different people like or dislike to varying degrees. Apples though? They love it. This time of year pushes that not-quite-ripe fruit to its full potential. Apples pick up their final highlights of color and crisp taste in these transition days from Summer to Fall.PFYN1This weather pattern is why Vermont apples are some of the best in the world. It is also prime time for Vermonter’s and tourists alike to visit the orchards and pick apples. While at the orchard they purchase cider, pies, donuts, and other farm stand goodies. Traffic through the orchards at this time can make or break a year of business.

Now, when one says “apple” some people think about delicious fruit. Others however will begin to daydream about mobile phones, tablets, and technology. The state’s tourism agency, along with the help of Woodchuck® and Small Dog Electronics, is hoping to get some crossover between those two groups. They are hiding Apple iPods and iPads in the apple orchards of Vermont. All you have to do is find it and it’s yours. That simple.

Click here to check out the full details of the program and a list of participating orchards.

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