By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – Hard cider isn’t new; but as an industry, it is growing. Rapidly. In 2011, 7.6 million gallons of hard cider was sold commercially in the United States. In 2014, that number was 53 million gallons.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – It’s not surprising that craft cider is taking root in a region of wine and craft beer enthusiasts. Washington is the second largest wine producer and has the second highest number of craft breweries in the country.