Category Archives: UK

Wassail on Twice Cooked

I’ve written a guest post on Wassail for my friend Adam Zolkover’s great blog Twice Cooked: Cooking, Eating, Politics.  Follow the link below and enjoy: http://www.twice-cooked.com/2014/01/14/cider-time-wassail/ Advertisements

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The Levels

It’s November, and we’ve had our first snow here in Indiana.  After the immersive and intensive dive into NY Cider Week, it’s been nice let my mind drift back to England as I spend time transcribing more interviews.  Somehow, I … Continue reading

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If you don’t already read Bill Bradshaw’s great cider blog, take a look at this description of his trip to the perry producing region in Austria. http://iamcider.blogspot.com/2013/10/die-mostviertal-perry-in-lower-austria.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IamciderOnTheIncide+%28IAMCIDER%3A+On+The+Incide%29

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The 17th Century is the Best Century

Back at my desk in Indiana, I have been reading and taking notes on a really lovely chapter in a book called A Pleasing Sinne: Drink and Conviviality in Seventeenth-century England.  The chapter “Drinking Cider in Paradise: Science, Improvement, and … Continue reading

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Rare Variety Cider Tasting with John Teiser

Possibly one of the most interesting, lovely, and helpful people I have met during my cider travels has been the incomparable John Teiser, producer of Springherne Cider.  John introduced me to Broome Farm and has helped in many ways to … Continue reading

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Back at the Broome

I have returned to Broome Farm for a visit about six months after my departure, and it’s almost like I never left.  So lovely to slip right back into drinking some amazing cider outside the cellar with the regulars at … Continue reading

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