Tasting Cider: The Cidercraft(r) Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider (Paperback)

The Cidercraft(r) Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider

By Cidercraft Magazine, Erin James

Storey Publishing, 9781612128375, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 25, 2017

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Description

This complete guide to North America's oldest beverage celebrates hard cider's rich history and its modern makers, as well as its deliciously diverse possibilities. Flavor profiles and tasting guidelines highlight 100 selections of cider -- including single varietal, dessert, hopped, and barrel-aged -- plus perry, cider's pear-based cousin. A perfect addition to any meal, cider pairings are featured in 30 food recipes, from Brussels sprouts salad to salmon chowder, brined quail, and poached pear frangipane. An additional 30 cocktail recipes include creative combinations such as Maple Basil Ciderita and Pear-fect Rye Fizz.


About the Author

Erin James is the editor-in-chief of CiderCraft and Sip Northwest magazines. A tenured food, beverage, and travel writer, she has been published in Washington State Wine, Seattle Met Bride & Groom, WINO Magazine, and Seattle Weekly. She lives in Seattle and can be found online at cidercraftmag.com.
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