Big Fish Cider was recently featured in the Staunton News Leader with an article by Staff Writer, Laura Peters. “Tucked in the Allegheny Mountains in the small town of Monterey is a big-time, small-batch cider operation. Big meaning, they sure do get around and have some great recognition. Just two years in the making, Big […]
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The season of holiday spice has arrived and we have the perfect beverage to add to you menu. Big Fish CIder’s Wassail is a blend of fermented cider with mulled fresh cider and includes hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, allspice, and orange zest. Pair this cider with your holiday meal or dessert or enjoy it […]
If life gives you lemons and apples, then make a Shandy. All natural, no concentrate, now available in the cidery and online. Shady Lane Shandy is a perfect summertime cider. This cider made with Jonagold, Stayman and Winesap apples, is first dry hopped with Cascade Hops, then blended with fresh squeezed lemonade (seriously, we squeeze […]
Stop by this Saturday, April 1st (we promise we’re not joking), to try our new cider, Mellifera! We named this cyzer (a cider fermented with honey) after Apis mellifera, the European Honey Bee. We pronounce it “MelliFAIRa,” but no matter how you do, come by to try it from 2-7pm. Honey bees are also critical to […]
Elevate your cider experience with our newest cider! All of our ciders are carefully crafted in the western mountains of Virginia. In a county with the highest average elevation east of the Mississippi, life in Highland is closely tied to the mountains and our agricultural history. Our elevation influences all stages of cider production from […]
Big Fish is a recipient of this year’s “Made in Virginia” Awards! Featuring products created in the Commonwealth, the 2016 Made in Virginia Awards celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and craft in food, drink, sport and outdoors, and design. From hundreds of submissions, Virginia Living’s editors selected this year’s 16 winners, chosen for the quality and ingenuity […]
U.S. Senator Mark Warner stopped by Big Fish Cider Co. to chat about the cider making process. Warner recently met with community and business leaders in Highland County, VA to discuss efforts encouraging economic development, revitalizing downtown, and diversifying the county’s economy.
Dr. Ralph Northam was treated to a taste of cider Friday when he met Kirk Billingsley (right) and learned about the cider-making process. The lieutenant governor walked out with a couple of bottles of Big Fish Cider Co.’s best. Lt. Governor tours Highland: full article available at The Recorder Online.