Articles Tagged with ''hard cider''

C&C Group completes acquisition of Wallaces Express

Purchase of Scotland's largest wine and spirits wholesaler will enhance service, increase value, company says
March 19, 2014

C&C Group plc, the Dublin-based manufacturer, marketer and distributor of beer and hard cider brands including Woodchuck and Hornsby’s, has acquired the remaining 50 percent stake in Wallaces Express, Scotland's largest wine and spirits wholesaler.


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Angry Orchard Green Apple

March 17, 2014

The Boston Beer Co. added Angry Orchard Green Apple to its lineup of year-round hard ciders.


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Woodchuck grows Amber hard cider to 16-ounce cans

March 14, 2014

Woodchuck Hard Cider is adding another package size for its flagship Amber cider. The brand recently added a 16-ounce can for Woodchuck Amber, following the success of its 12-ounce cans, which were released in 2012.


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Hard cider draws in consumers from outside the beer category

Gluten-free aspects appeal to health-conscious consumers
March 10, 2014

When it comes to the overall alcohol market, manufacturers not only are analyzing their own brand sales but also the respective categories in which they compete. For the beer category, hard ciders are offering consumers an entry point into this multibillion dollar industry, experts note.


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Woodchuck introduces hopped apple cider on draft

New hard cider capitalizes on popularity of IPAs and seasonal beers
March 7, 2014

Vermont Hard Cider Co. LLC, Middlebury, Vt., released its new Woodchuck Hopped Apple hard cider exclusively on draft in bars, pubs and restaurants across the United States.


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Woodchuck Hard Cider Cellar Series Chocolate

January 20, 2014

Vermont Hard Cider Co. LLC introduced the third cider in its Cider Cellar Series: Chocolate.


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Ale, cider gain ground in on-premise during Q3 2013

Nationwide on-premise lager sales down in quarter
October 25, 2013

On-premise ale and cider sales were on the rise in the third quarter of 2013, reports Restaurant Sciences LLC, Newton, Mass. Ale sales grew 2 percent and cider sales grew 39 percent compared with the prior-year period, it reports. Comparatively, nationwide on-premise lager sales were down 7 percent compared with the third quarter of 2012, it adds.


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Angry Orchard Cinnful Apple

October 1, 2013

The Boston Beer Co. introduced Angry Orchard Cinnful Apple hard cider for the fall and winter seasons.


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Cider-makers laud congressmen for introducing industry legislation

Manufacturers urge Congress to pass legislation to grow industry, jobs
August 7, 2013

Congressmen Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Chris Collins, R-N.Y., introduced the bipartisan Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act. The act would amend the section of the tax code that deals with wine and related beverages to allow hard cider-makers increased flexibility in their final products without potentially facing increased tax liability.


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Strongbow cider ‘Golden Hour’ program encourages summer celebrations

June 10, 2013

Strongbow, a brand of Heineken USA, White Plains, N.Y., launched its “Golden Hour” on-premise, retail and event activation for the summer. The cider brand will act as a catalyst for spur-of-the-moment experiences to excite consumers of legal drinking age and encourage them to create their own “Golden Hour” celebrations with Strongbow, it says.


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Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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