Cider has become the new "it" drink, with a wide range of styles popping up on restaurant menus and at neighbourhood bars everywhere. Sweet, tart, sparkling, still--cider has many wonderful (and sometimes unexpected) qualities. But how to choose? For this gateway guide, author Jeff Alworth travelled to France, England, Spain, Canada, and the United States, asking questions and drinking every variety of cider he could find, resulting in a compact yet comprehensive overview. An ideal introduction to this complex and always refreshing beverage, Cider Made Simple will give imbibers the tools they need to choose the cider that's right for them.
Jeff Alworth writes the blog Beervana and is an avid beer and cider connoisseur. Lydia Nichols is an illustrator who has created work for Family Circle magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Hasbro.