Cider and Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes & Cider

I try to showcase how hard cider can pair with anything: seafood, pizza, vegetarian, spicy, and even dessert. However, sometimes you just want a nice hearty meal. Something that warms you not just from the food but from the memories or emotions. For me, that is food like macaroni and cheese and hamburgers but it … Continue reading Cider and Sloppy Joes

Making Bitter Orange Hard Cider

Making Bitter Orange

Bitter Orange Hard Cider Label I love citrus adjunct hard ciders. This is because I like the bitters and aroma you can get from the peel. My favorites are pink grapefruit, guava, and orange. I think these tend to have a sweetness in the aroma that provides more balance to the bitter and acidic nature … Continue reading Making Bitter Orange Hard Cider

Making Bitter Red Hard Cider

Bitter Red Hard Cider Recipe

Bitter Red Hard Cider By Prickly Apple Cider I have a friend whose family has an organic cranberry bog. Every year, he gives me several pounds of cranberries. My wife bakes with them as well as uses them for our Thanksgiving cranberry sauce. Naturally, I make hard cider with them. Cranberries are tart and astringent: … Continue reading Making Bitter Red Hard Cider