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Cider in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Cider, Part 3

Cider in the United States has a long history. The old soggy cap that was put away for winter storage (prohibition) never really recovered the industry. Decades later, we finally have the beginning of a situation where the demand for cider is increasing, so people have been producing more and more. However, heritage apple varieties that produce good quality cider are in short supply.

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Portlands Best Summer Events & Festivals
Portland

Portland’s Best Summer Events & Festivals

As you have probably figured out by now, we at Lost Plate really like eating – and we really like eating at special events in the summer! But summer isn’t just about food festivals and ice cream every day – here is a list of the best Portland summer events & festivals that you will want to check out.

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Portland

The American History of Cider – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Cider, Part 1

America has a strong history with cider. The tradition and trees were brought over by European immigrants. At that time, cider was a safe, accessible, and common drink when water sanitation wasn’t where it is today. Cider was at one time as American as apple pie and made from apple varieties that are nothing like what we buy today in the grocery store (and are still not readily accessible.)

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