Local Cider with Kysela!

When: August 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Crystal City Wine Shop, 220 20th St S, Arlington, VA 22240, USA

“Millstone cider is rustic cider.” It is cider that recalls age-old processes and the craft of farmers/cider makers who made cider, not for sale, but to survive. Millstone strives to not reproduce these ciders, but Read more about Local Cider with Kysela![…]

Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider

At some point during the 20th century, the word cider was reclaimed by apple juice companies to mean fresh-pressed juice, but cider, by its original definition, implies that it’s fermented, and therefore alcoholic. ~ Why you should stop calling cider ‘hard’ Okay, history has made this topic confusing for Americans. In colonial America, cider was the alcoholic Read more about Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider[…]

Castle Hill Cider

When: July 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Crystal City Shops , 220 20th St S, Arlington, VA 22202, USA

Castle Hill Cider has been called some of the best in the world and they take an apple-centric approach to their ciders. They aim to bring out the best of each year’s harvest and to Read more about Castle Hill Cider[…]

Current Cider Selection (Clemson Wins! Edition)

With last night’s National Championship game being won by a former walk-on with 1-second left on the game clock, it was more than a little special! Clemson definitely earned that win … so, what better way to celebrate than with a bottle of locally made cider! Don’t forget our tasting with Blue Bee tonight from Read more about Current Cider Selection (Clemson Wins! Edition)[…]

Current Cider Selection (Cider for Christmas Edition)

What better to celebrate Christmas than a truly American beverage! Come check out our selection of great Virginia ciders, plus a small carefully curated selection of imported greats. Here’s the Cider: Potter’s Grapefruit-Hibiscus Potter’s Ryesap Potter’s Mosaic Hop Potter’s Oak Barrel Reserve Foggy Ridge Handmade Foggy Ridge First Fruit Foggy Ridge Pippin Gold Albemarle Ciderworks Read more about Current Cider Selection (Cider for Christmas Edition)[…]

New/Returning Beers & Ciders (16 days to Christmas)

There are 16 days to Christmas and we are bringing in all of your holiday supplies here at the Shop! We have hung the stocking with care and trimmed our tree with plenty of beer-themed ornaments. Now, we just await the delivery men to bring us more goodies! Here’s the Beer: Parkway A Moment on the Read more about New/Returning Beers & Ciders (16 days to Christmas)[…]