Cider Needs a Lexicon

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/ciders-core-curriculum/ Market dictates needs right? That’s what drives a lot of economic theory and probably is one of the forces behind recent efforts to develop a lexicon for cider in the U.S. Market needs – and in my mind, it is a need to diversify, classify, and mature the cider drinker – seem to be…

Mission Update and Declaration of Transparency (an official one)

When I started The Boozy Beggar, I bartended and worked a day job. Slowly, over time, I left that day job (an awful one, as a contract attorney), to bartend more, and then to work with Artisanal Imports doing tasting events, occasionally filling in at bars and restaurants for them, and then representing their Belgian…

The Craft Beer Boat, Pt. 1

The Craft Beer Boat is a series of collaborative events between Artisanal Imports (importer of european beers and cider, Underberg, and more), Allagash Brewing (Maine brewery making delicious belgian-style and american beers), ¬†and Surly Brewing (awesome American craft beer from Minnesota), along with this year’s guest local brewery, Off Color Brewing (a bunch of local…

Fountainhead’s The Power of the Press

There’s more than enough cider for everyone when Fountainhead and their upcoming cider-sister The Northman present The Power of the Press, a celebration of all things that start in an apple press (and then some). 35+ bottles, 10+ ciders on draft, and some apple-based spirits/cocktails.   On Draft: Wandering Aengus Wickson Single Varietal Farnum Hill…