Welcome to Cider Sessions on Beer Sessions Radio!. Recorded on-site at Jimmy’s No 43 a few months ago, this episode features an in-depth discussion on cider and some on-air tastings. Tune in and learn all about cider and the process it takes to make it. Find out why all apples aren’t cider apples and why ugly banged up apples are sometimes the best for cider making. From the orchard to the glass – get the full scoop on all things cider. Hear from Eleanor Leger of Eden Ice Cider, John Holl, author of “Tasting Cider”, Kevin Heald, owner of Malt Shop and Dan Kochakian of Ale Street News. This program was brought to you by GreatBrewers.com



“If you’re a grower in the United States, the best value you can get for your fruit is to sell it to the grocery store. This is makes it tough for cider makers.” [04:00]


–Eleanor Leger on Beer Sessions Radio


“People who make cider are farmers. They’re not like brewers who are more like chefs. It’s the complete opposite. ” [06:00]


“The cider industry is just starting to hit its stride.” [37:00]


–John Holl on Beer Sessions Radio