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MichiganCider.com a simple concise list of Michigan Cider Makers
The Michigan Hard Cider Forums - The place for Michigan Hard Cider Discussions.
Here is an excellent story written by Sandra Silfven – The Detroit News:
A story generated by Michigan State University and reported by USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service: “Beverage popular in colonial times could benefit apple industry, entice consumers"
One of the first media supporters of the Michigan hard cider initiative was the Michigan Beer Guide. Here's an early report:
Michigan Beer Guide publishers/owners Rex and Mary Halfpenny are the best! They continue to advocate for hard cider in Michigan . Here's a direct link to the Guide's website:
Technically “hard cider” is a fermented fruit product, like wines. Many Michigan wineries are now, or will soon, carry apple based products.
All about apples:
The Michigan State Horticultural Society (MSHS) is an educational organization with a mission "to encourage among the people a greater love for choice fruit products, to awaken a larger interest in Michigan 's horticultural possibilities”, and more:
It starts with the fresh cider, and Michigan 's Cider Makers' Guild is made up of the best in the nation:
The Michigan Apple Committee is the promotional arm of the Michigan apple industry:
Friend of the hard cider effort, Marie Oliver reports from the West Coast:
Abstracts and notes from the December 2004 “Hard Cider Session” – Held at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo:
The European's have enjoyed cider for centuries. Here's a good site to read more:
Another European site, the UK 's National Association of Cider Makers:
The Temperance Movement remains as a major culprit responsible for the decline of cider consumption in the U.S. , according to “Dr. Dave”:
A taste of hard cider in U.S. presidential election history:
The Michigan Home Brewers Guild