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The drink that built a nation

Posted by | November 13, 2015

cidersignThe current cider boom began only nine years ago, says British beer writer Pete Brown. “It’s as if a cidery shock wave went around the world,” he writes, “a psychic pulse hitting the minds of discerning drinkers everywhere, and making them think, ‘Hmm. I want some cider.’”

Cider is arguably the drink that built this nation. Not beer, not wine.

From new cideries and orchards around the state to cider science at Washington State University, the fermented beverage has come back in a big way.

Read the full story in the Winter 2015 issue Washington State Magazine.