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Have A Drink is an audio and video podcast in which listeners can learn along with the hosts about beer, spirits, and other drinks. Each episode covers a specific topic around beer or spirits whether it's terminology, styles, history, etc. 

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HAD 61: Cider

It’s time for beer, wait, I don’t smell hops. Is this not a beer episode? Hmmmm. Looks like it’s cider time. So let’s pluck a bottle off the tree and peel off the top and have a drink.


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  • Beverage: The Old Fashioned

  • Brewery: Angry Orchard: Orchard’s Edge

  • Style: Hard Cider

  • ABV: 6.5%

  • IBUs: 0

  • Untappd Score: 3.61/5.0

  • Brewery’s description: The Old Fashioned is made with a blend of American apples and is aged on oak with dried tart cherries, California grown navel orange peel, and charred bourbon barrel staves, offering citrus and cherry aromas with a bright apple flavor and slight vanilla notes. It has lasting tannins and a full, round mouthfeel.


  • Beer: Semi Dry Cidergeist

  • Brewery: Rhinegeist Brewery

  • Style: Cider

  • ABV: 6.2  %

  • IBUs:

  • Beer Advocate Score:

  • Brewery’s description: Cider fermented to amplify the fragrance and essence of the apples whilst achieving a delightful, lip-smacking dryness.


  • Beverage: Dry Hopped Cidergeist

  • Brewery: Reingeist

  • Style: Dry Hopped Hard Cider

  • ABV: 6.2%

  • IBUs: 0

  • Untappd Score: 3.45

  • Brewery’s description: Dry hopped with hops from the Pacific Northwest for citrus aromatics, this fine dry cider builds layers of delight upon the essence of the apple.


  • Beer: Vanilla Maple Smoked Brown Ale

  • Brewery: Homebrew

  • Style: Brown Ale w/ Additions

  • ABV: 6.2 %

  • IBUs: 42

  • Beer Advocate Score:100/100

  • Brewery’s description: This smooth and beautifully balanced brown ale with whole vanilla beans and maple syrup is malt forward with a lingering gentle bitterness. Has a moderate sweetness that makes this beer a good winter beer.