As I’m sure you already know, Dear Reader: I love Strongbow.
After trying so many other ciders, after writing so many cider reviews (wink!), you may wonder why I’m so loyal to Strongbow. It’s not particularly exotic or nuanced, so why does it inspire such devotion? Whelp, Dear Reader, it’s because Strongbow was my first. Read on, Macduff…
If you look closely, you can see the Finn nose prints and fur all over the glass. His contribution to this post, I guess?
To My Adoring Readership/Mom:
Apologies for the delay. I’ve actually had a few reviews written and waiting in the wings for a while now. I just didn’t post them in a timely fashion because, if I had, I would’ve missed out on the fabulous alliterative opportunity presented in the previous sentence. Also: I’m just a terrible, lazy person.
But I’m willing to overlook my own faults if you are (and, let’s be honest, I’m willing to overlook them even if you’re not).
I tried this one for the first time last weekend and decided to get back into the game with something fresh. Read on, Macduff…
I haven’t been blown away (or even particularly impressed with) any of the ciders I’ve picked up recently, and have lacked the desire to write about my mediocre experiences– hence the month-long delay in posting. That said, I like what I’m drinking today. A lot. Lemme tell you ’bout it. How much cider could a woodchuck brew? Apparently enough to justify shipping some internationally. Woodchuck Hard Cider (5%) is a product of Vermont. According to their website, the ciderers (cideriers? is there a word for this?) have been perfecting their recipes over the last 20 years and have two other ciders on offer (which are not, it seems, available north of the border yet). Unlike some of the ciders Read on, Macduff…
I’ve taken notes on a handful of ciders, but haven’t had a chance to actually write posts. I anticipate starting things back up within the next week or so.
On Deck: Savanna Dry Cider.
In The Hole: Finnriver Dry Hopped Cider and J.K.’s Northern Neighbour Farmhouse Cider Saskatoon Cuvee (What a mouthful! Wakka Wah!)