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Delicious, misunderstood, and under-appreciated…if our founder was allowed to pick a favorite child this would be it. It’s time to turn create a world of cider-enthusiasts and you’re going to be real glad you came along for the ride!

Inspiration Abounds at Franklin County Cider Days

Inspiration Abounds at Franklin County Cider Days

Our tires crunch on dried leaves as we pull up in front of a beautiful, rustic red barn. Out my window I see a field with a wide, low medieval looking stone wall and gnarly old apple trees spreading behind as far as the eye can see. As I step out of the car and into...

8 Perfect Ciders To Order Now for Thanksgiving

8 Perfect Ciders To Order Now for Thanksgiving

I don’t know about you, but I'm a bit of a nut job when it comes to Thanksgiving. I’m talking planning and cooking the perfect menu for days, joyfully! In the past Thanksgiving has been all about beer (both for my amaze-balls turkey brine* and the football) and...

5 Ways To Get Your Spanish Sidra Fix in the US

5 Ways To Get Your Spanish Sidra Fix in the US

We've been teasing and tantilizing you with all of this content about Asturian Sidra, haven't we? #sorrynotsorry In all honesty though, that's often the hardest part of our job...discovering all of these great craft drinks and then not being able to get them into your...

Meet The Maker With Us at the Palace Hotel

Meet The Maker With Us at the Palace Hotel

This week we're kicking off our brand spankin' new event series in partnership with the Palace Hotel here in San Francisco. For the rest of this year The Crafty Cask will be hosting a monthly Meet The Maker event in the fabulous and historical Pied Piper within the...

How to Drink (and Throw!) Asturian Cider Like a Pro

How to Drink (and Throw!) Asturian Cider Like a Pro

So you’ve taken our advice and are headed to Asturias! You’re welcome. If you’re headed to this amazing region you’re going to be drinking a lot of sidra, or cider! And I mean a lot. While this may seem like a straight forward enough endeavor, the culture around...

Pack Your Bags…We’re Headed to Asturias!

Pack Your Bags…We’re Headed to Asturias!

What can I say about Asturias, Spain to convince you to visit? Let’s not pull any punches...that is the goal of this article. Why? It’s pretty simple. Asturias is incredible and a real hidden gem from most people who don't live in Spain. While I don’t entirely want to...

My Very Own Cider Rollercoaster Romance

My Very Own Cider Rollercoaster Romance

As I'm sure you've all noticed we tend to be a little obsessed with cider here! Why? Well, honestly my very first cider experience is partially responsible for me founding The Crafty Cask almost 20 years later, so I have a slight soft spot. But beyond that, we're at a...

VIDEO: The British Are Coming…With Some Damn Good Cider

VIDEO: The British Are Coming…With Some Damn Good Cider

The Crafty Cask Channel: Featuring Bristol’s Cider House (Video) It’s the early 90s in Central California and the Tablas Creek winemaker at the time, Neil, was craving the cider he knew, loved and grew up with in Bristol, England. You see, Bristol England is Cider...

VIDEO: The Craft Cider Revolution

VIDEO: The Craft Cider Revolution

We're previewing our next exclusive, behind-the-scenes video at Bristols Cider House next week by talking about the Craft Cider Revolution happening right here in the United States. It's an exciting time for this oft-ignored beverage and we introduce you to one of our...

Pumpkin Apple Toddy is Fall Perfection

Pumpkin Apple Toddy is Fall Perfection

We're welcoming a new twist on the classic hot toddy 'Tis the season for the perfect Pumpkin Apple Toddy. While seasonal treats are on the rise none of them can warm you up quite like a fall inspired hot toddy. Some people may choose to take advantage of the season by...

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