Shacksbury's Traditional Ciders Are the Perfect Drink for Fall

Shacksbury's Traditional Ciders Are the Perfect Drink for Fall

Faith Durand
Aug 28, 2015

When it comes to fall sipping, for me, hard cider wins out big-time. Classic, Old World-style cider is dry, not too sweet, and marvelous with all sorts of food. Emma, one of our editors, has been pointing the way to a young company in Shoreham, Vermont, that is making this old-fashioned beverage in fresh ways.

(Image credit: Shacksbury Cider)

Colin Davis and David Dolginow, the founders of Shacksbury, are just one of a burgeoning crop of new cider-makers in the United States — the category is growing quickly, thanks in part to the fact that cider (unlike beer) is gluten-free, and also given its refreshing taste.

Here's what Emma says about Shacksbury's range of ciders:

If you want to know what an apple can truly do, try these ciders from Shacksbury. This Vermont cidery is making traditional ciders that are perfect for sipping on a hot afternoon. If your summer travels take you to New England, don't leave without picking up a few bottles.

Shacksbury's line of ciders includes Classic, Farmhouse, and a Basque Collaboration Series created in partnership with an apple-grower in Spain. This last cider has intriguing tasting notes: "Very dry, acidic, and complex, with flavors of grapefruit rind and cloves." Sounds delicious!

Do you drink hard cider? Have you tried Shacksbury's, or do you have another favorite?

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