Apple Cider

One crisp Autumn afternoon I had the privilege of joining MAKE founder Dale Dougherty as he used his wooden apple press to make cider from the apples that grow on his property. Dale has been making cider for over 20 years and since this was only my second time making... Read more »

Hard Cider

What’s more American than warm apple pie? Turns out to be a big jug of hard cider. Apple trees introduced by English colonists grew especially well in the Northeast, and were spread across the country by farmers and Johnny Appleseed. Before refrigeration, fermenting juice from apples was the easiest way... Read more »