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Super Cider Me!

By Adam Chatburn
  • March 31, 2020
Whenever anyone asks me about getting into brewing, I suggest they try cider first. It’s a different process but quick, easy, cheap, shows the basic steps of sanitising and fermenting, and is much easier than making beer.
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Cider vs. Cider II: A BC Craft Cider Showdown

By What's Brewing
  • March 24, 2020
Every three months, What’s Brewing gets together with JAK’S Liquor Stores to create a new installment of our Tasting Panel series. Just over a month ago, for the second time ever, we reviewed a batch of BC Craft Ciders! JAK’S took us on a wild ride of cider styles, including the ones seen here. Some of these ciders are available for home delivery. Check out who took our blue ribbon in our Spring Tasting Panel: https://www.whatsbrewing.ca/panel/2020-01
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The State of BC Craft Cider: Q&A

By What's Brewing
  • September 24, 2017

Summerland Heritage Cider Company. Photo: Dave Smith Five of BC's orchard cideries talk about their businesses As part of this special Harvest issue, the mighty WB is happy to spotlight BC’s…

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Brewtiful BC: Cider Saved Our Farm

By Chelsea​ McDowell
  • September 22, 2017
Like many people of my generation, my first introduction to cider was the kind that came in two-litre bottles of syrupy, fizzy, boozy stuff. Flash forward 10 years and you’d have to be living under a rock not to have noticed the apple infiltration at craft beverage events.
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Homebrew Happenin’s: Making Hard Cider From Juice

By Warren Boyer
  • September 21, 2017
Last summer I noticed many new BC craft ciders appearing on the market. My wife isn't particularly fond of beer but enjoys a nice cider, so I ended up purchasing many bottles over the summer and it got me thinking about making some cider of my own. I
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Out and About

By Scottie McLellan
  • June 4, 2017

Spring Events Roundup We continue to hit the trail, going to local, regional, and provincial beer events. What’s Brewing cares about the movement more than ever. We get a rush…

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Merridale Cidery & Distillery

  • May 14, 2017

Tucked away in the Cowichan Valley, one of British Columbia's most beautiful regions–and anyone familiar with British Columbia knows that's saying something–is Merridale Cidery & Distillery, BC's original craft cidery.…

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