Apple Cider

Apple Cider

Mt. Defiance Cidery & Distillery Celebrates Fall With Crisp, Dry Hard Apple Cider

Virginia is having a major brewery moment, but in the midst of all that something lighter and tarter (and gluten-free) has popped up in Middleburg, VA. Specializing in small-batch, craft hard ciders and spirits, Mt. Defiance Cidery & Distillery is in full-swing now that it’s apple season. Hard apple ciders can be hit or miss — too…

October 22, 2015

A Cocktail for Apple Season: The Szarlotka (Polish Apple Pie Cocktail)

‘Tis apple season! Before I moved to Virginia I had no idea what Fall was. Having lived in California for most of my life, I never experienced actual seasons. The first time I went leaf-peeping and apple picking I was blown away. How had I not known about this?! And oh, THE HONEYCRISPS!!  Fall also ushers in a slew of holidays and…

October 1, 2014