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Upcoming Talk at the Bachmann Publick House

On April 7th, from 5 to 7 pm I’m offering my “Cider: Pennsylvania’s Once (and Future?) Favorite” followed by a cider tasting at the restored 1753 Bachmann Publick House in Easton, PA.


The program is $8 for Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society members and $12 for non-members. For more information check this out.

Hope to see you there!




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Cider History Roadshows Now Available

Poure the Core 2017

Presenting at the 2017 Pour the Core in Philadelphia.

I’m taking cider history on the road! I’m pleased to announce that I have several presentations available, covering a variety of cider history topics. They are suitable for cider, museum, and civic events.

I’m based in the mid-Atlantic region, but arrangements can be made to go further afield.

For more information or to schedule a presentation check out the new Cider History Roadshows page.

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Upcoming Talk At Philadelphia’s Pour the Core, October 21st

I’ll be presenting my greatly-expanded talk, “Cider: Pennsylvania’s Once (and Future?) Favorite” at Pour the Core in Philadelphia on October 21st at 2:30.

Hope you can make it out for some cider and cider history!


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Upcoming Cider Talk and Living History Demo at Pennsbury Manor

On Sunday, September 24th, from 1-4 pm I’ll be at Pennsybury Manor in Morrisville, PA for their Beer Brewing Sunday talking about cider.

At 1 pm I’m presenting my ever-evolving talk “Cider: Pennsylvania’s Once (and Future?) Favorite.” Afterwards and until 4 pm I’ll be there with my colonial cidermaking demo talking about the tools and techniques of early American cidering.

Hope you can make it!


We’ll be in the Bake & Brew House.




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Upcoming Talk on Cider & Prohibition


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On Saturday, October 7th at 1 pm I’m presenting an original talk, “Did Prohibition Prohibit Cider?” at the Sigal Museum in Easton, PA in connection with their new exhibition, The Cat’s Meow: Lehigh Valley in the Age of Art Deco & the Roaring Twenties.

Prohibition is often blamed for abruptly ending American cider, yet it didn’t change our taste for beer, wine, or spirits. Come find out how Prohibition did and did not change cidermaking in Pennsylvania.

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Upcoming Presentation at the 2nd Annual PA Cider Fest

On June 24th at 1 pm I’ll be presenting a new talk, “Never Far From the Tree, or Recent Cider Trends That Aren’t So Recent” at the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Cider Fest.
For more information and tickets check out http://www.paciderfest.com/

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Upcoming Presentation at Newlin Grist Mill

Newlin Grist MillOn June 10th, at 3 pm as part of the Newlin Series I will be presenting my talk “Cider: Pennsylvania’ Once (and Future?) Favorite” followed by a tasting of select Blackledge Winery ciders at Newlin Grist Mill in Glen Mills, PA.

Advance registration is requested. For questions, or to register, please call 610.459.2359 or email info@newlingristmill.org.

Cost: $5/members, $7/non-members

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