Episode 138 – The Cider Jawns – Jasmine Mason and Ashley Johnson

This episode features ⁠⁠⁠Jasmine Mason⁠ and ⁠Ashley Johnson⁠ of ⁠⁠The Cider Jawns⁠. Jasmine and Ashley met while attending St. Joseph’s University. They started a social media page after attending Pour the Core at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. This cider event left an impression on them. Jasmine and Ashley determined that the cider space was not serving or appealing to people of color.… Keep Reading

Episode 137 – Stockyard Cider – Brandon Green

This episode features Brandon Green of ⁠⁠⁠⁠Stockyard Cider ⁠⁠. Brandon began his journey making beer and apple wine right in his closet, under the steps, in West Philly. Brandon loves bubbles. He ventured into bottle conditioning and making his own cider. Like most it was a hobby. Career changes brought about a pivot for Brandon and his family.… Keep Reading

Episode 136 – Cudia Cocktail Consulting – Michelle Cudia

This episode features ⁠⁠Michelle Cudia⁠ of ⁠Cudia Cocktail Consulting⁠⁠. Michelle started working at Tria Taproom as a bar manager. They were looking to extend their draft cocktail program. At the time she didn’t have any experience with craft cocktails. She set out to write the whole plan for the bar. She was able to spread her “cocktail nerdiness”… Keep Reading

Episode 135 -Winterset Cidery – Megan Farley

This episode features ⁠⁠⁠⁠Megan Farley⁠ of ⁠⁠⁠⁠Winterset Cidery⁠ ⁠. Nick and Niña Williams came as customers. They fell in love with the orchard and thought that it was serendipitous that a Williams Pride apple tree resided there. They set out on their journey and purchased the Cidery in 2019 with no cider making experience. Meghan joined the cidery in… Keep Reading

Episode 134 – Eden Ciders – Eleanor Leger

This episode features ⁠⁠⁠Eleanor Leger⁠ of ⁠⁠⁠Eden Ciders⁠ ⁠. It was December 2006 when Eleanor and Albert went to Montreal. They tasted ice cider for the first time. Their reaction was that it was amazing. They thought that they could procduce this ice cider in Vermont. The made their first batch in their basement. Six years after making it… Keep Reading

Episode 133 – Catoctin Creek Distilling Company – Becky Harris

This episode features ⁠⁠Becky Harris⁠⁠ of ⁠⁠Catoctin Creek Distilling Company⁠ ⁠. Becky and Scott founded Catoctin Creek in 2009. At the time there were about 200 distilleries in the United Sates and 6 in Virginia. They began with a vision of making rye whiskey which was “the whiskey” up until prohibition in the Mid-Atlantic States. At Cotoctin they use… Keep Reading

Episode 132 – Kyrö Distillery Company – Miika Lipiäinen

This episode features ⁠Miika Lipiäinen⁠ of ⁠Kyrö Distillery Company⁠. 5 Friends in a sauna were passing around a bottle of U.S. Rye Whiskey.  They started to ask themselves… “Why isn’t anybody making whiskey out of Rye in Finland?”  The idea stuck and they began reaching out to those in the distilling industry to help and to determine if… Keep Reading

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