Kopparberg Launches Sparkling Rose Cider

Swedish cidermaker, Kopparberg, has launched their newest cider product – Sparkling Rosé Cider. Kopparberg Sparkling Rose Cider is 7% alcohol by volume and will be available in both raspberry and strawberry flavors. Kopparberg Sparkling Rosé Cider will be bottled in 750ml bottles but, alas, are currently only available only in Sweden and the UK for […]

Four More Ciders Coming Down The Road

Good news in ciderland as Westons has added a quartet of new craft ciders to their cider portfolio. The four new ciders are Caple Rd No. 5 [double-filtered from fresh English apple juice], Rosie’s Pig Handbrake Cloudy Cider with Damson [a slowly matured, medium-sweet cider with cherry and hedgerow fruit notes], Rosie’s Pig Flat Tyre […]

Stella Artois Cidre Wants To Send You To The Maldives

The makers of Stella Artois Cidre want to send you far away. Far, far away. Specifically, the Maldives Islands in the Indian Ocean, a cave in Iceland or a treehouse in the Fiji Islands. Stella Artois Cidre is launching a competition for consumers who find one of the Stella Artois Cidre ‘lucky stars’ under the […]

Motorhead’s Snaggletooth Cider Now Available

Yet another potential Father’s day gift has emerged with the recent availability of a new cider on the market from rock group Motorhead called Snaggletooth. Motorhead has already delved into the alcohol industry with gusto with two beers, two wines, a single malt whisky and a vodka to their credit. Now comes Snaggletooth, a 5.5% […]

Henry Westons Vintage Cider Has Character

UK-based cidermaker Henry Westons has released a new television advertisement promoting their Henry Westons Vintage cider. The animated television ad features a combination Monty Python/steampunk style depicting a giant automated apple picker with a long mechanical arm and one giant, white-gloved hand that drops the apples onto a small conveyor belt. The ad then cuts […]

What Is Better Than Caple Rd Cider?

Why, Caple Rd Dry, of course! After launching Caple Rd Cider last year, Westons has launched a dry version this year – Caple Rd Dry, Blend No. 5. Caple Rd Dry has five percent alcohol content and is double filtered from English apples. The cider is named after the road which approaches Westons cider-producing site […]

Glenfiddich Becomes Barrel Buddies With Somerset Cider Brandy

Glenfiddich has teamed with the Somerset Cider Brandy company in a deal which will allow Glenfiddich to use Somerset’s barrels to mature their whisky over the course of the next year. Specifically, Somerset will supply 18 cider brandy barrels to Glenfiddich – enough to produce 1800 gallons of whisky [good for 18,000 bottles of whisky] […]

Stella Artois Has Cans

Stella Artois has put their cider [spelled “Cidre” on their products] into cans. The new cans will only be available for Elderflower, Peach and Raspberry flavored ciders while their signature Apple will remain in bottles for the time being. Stella Artois Cidre Elderflower, Peach and Raspberry will be available in 330-ml size cans.