Hard cider is changing the way consumers think about beer, according to a recent Mainstreet.com story.
At the Chaddsford Winery, hard cider is also a refreshing choice alongside wine. Hard cider’s distinct citrus flavor makes it popular among so-called Millennials. Chaddsford’s offering (cold fermented and unfiltered) is a European-style cider similar to what would have been served in early colonial days. Fermented cider is also an excellent choice for party-goers with a wheat allergy.
Jason Notte reports in 2009, cider was a $35 million market in the U.S. that wasn’t spreading past core markets in the Northeast, Northwest and Great Lakes. Last year, it exploded into a $366 million industry.
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