10 Reasons why you should love Hard Cider!
1. Hard Cider is Tasty!
Numerous master chefs have stated that Hard Cider pairs better with food than wine, beer, and spirits. Pork N cider, Steak N cider…. The combinations are endless. Truly though the crisp flavors of ciders compliment just about every dish you can imagine.
2. Natural product
Ciders are made primarily from Apples or pears.
Often flavored with organic fruit and spices
3. Locally grown
Often times you can track what cider you are drinking right to the orchard it came from, heck sometimes right to the tree itself.
4. Supports our local Farmers
The apples and fruits that go into that sweet ass cider you have there supports the local farmers. They in turn grow more apples trees that fight pollution, global warming…Basically you're saving the world not just America by sipping that cider down the hatch. Good Job Superman, SuperWoman, SuperPerson…..
5. Cider brings you closer to your ancestral roots
Did you know that before prohibition Hard Cider was the most consumed beverage for persons of all ages. Safer than water!
6. Cider is bringing the sexes together.
The 2016 Nielsen cider report states that Hard Cider closes the gap for the social drinking of the sexes. More men and women can enjoy a tasty glass of cider together. Basically Hard Cider is crushing the walls between the sexes and promoting happiness.
7. Hard Cider is Healthy????
Well, in moderation right. Hard cider contains plenty of natural vitamin C and a number of antioxidants.
8. John Chapman
Better known as Johnny Appleseed. You should think of him as a Bad Ass with a kind and gentle heart.He pretty much saved America. He was a friend of all, teacher, nurseryman, evangelist, adventurer….. Amazing! So remember in his day water wasn't safe. He traveled the county side teaching families and helping plant apple orchards all across Appalachia. He did this often at his own expense. He was living off the land as he went around preaching, teaching, and planting trees all for others to survive.
9. Apple of my eye, Apple a day will keep the doctor away…
Yeah the apple is just pretty cool. Shaped like a heart, tastes great, you can eat it right off the tree.
10. Life is so much finer while you're sippin Cider.
This is a fact I can attest to. I make it, I serve it, I drink it and every time there's a smile on my face and on the face of the luck son of a gun who's getting that gift from above in that wonderful glass!
Well that's about all I have to say about that. Thanks folks from J. Vaughan Cidermaker, adventurer, father, husband and now cider specialist!