Vermont Hard Cider Co.

Vermont Hard Cider Co. is nestled in a valley near the historic Green Mountains in Middlebury, Vermont. This is where they operate the cidery (their own word, created from a derivative of brewery). Vermont Hard Cider Co. has become the number one producer of premium alcoholic draft ciders in the U.S.  Throughout these pristine areas of the Green Mountains, people are committed to preserving nature’s beauty and still today carry on the long standing tradition of taking pride in their work and the products they create which are truly special.  Their ciders are a unique combination of nature’s best ingredients, their skills and commitment and pride in their work.

At the Woodchuck Cidery in Vermont, every batch of Woodchuck Hard Cider is handcrafted. Their Cider Makers utilize the highest quality ingredients and meticulously oversee each small batch from start to finish. Woodchuck reinvigorated American hard cider in 1991 and they continue to lead the category through their commitment to create innovative and refreshing hard ciders.

Magners is truly an Irish success story.  Known as Bulmers Original Cider in the UK, Magners has changed the world’s appreciation of cider.  It is now the number one packaged cider brand in Great Britain. It is available in 17 markets around the world and continues to grow at a rapid pace as more and more people are introduced to the crisp refreshing taste of Magners.  Naturalness, tradition, heritage and craft have always been at the core of Magners. The brand continues to emphasize that quality and craftsmanship take time.

Hornsby’s was first produced in 1993 by Ernest and Julio Gallo Winery in CA.   E&J Gallo grew Hornsby’s into one of the top selling cider brands in the U.S. As Gallo is primarily a wine business, they sold Hornsby’s to C&C in 2011.  In late 2012 C&C re-launched Hornsby’s giving it a new updated look and reformulated both the Crisp and Amber recipes to be more competitive in the growing segment.  Hornsby’s Cider doesn’t follow a straight path.  It’s a good thing, because life doesn’t either.  A great moment can change everything.  It can turn fortunes, inspire ideas and send the status quo packing.  When free thinkers and creative spirits collide, the world becomes a brighter place.  Charge after life’s great moments.

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