If trends do indeed come and go in cycles, then we’re currently heading back to colonial times when cider was the drink of choice. Demand for cider in the US has skyrocketed, along with the number of different ciders made and sold in this country. In fact, production of American cider tripled from 2011 to 2013.
Here, 12 of our favorite ciders, in four styles.
Probably the fattest growing category, dry ciders hark back to the age of Johnny Appleseed (who wasn’t planting apples for eating), when cider was bone-dry.