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
No, we didn’t run a marathon or place at the Rio Olympics. Big Fish brought home some bling from the 2016 Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition (GLINTCAP) this year. Which Big Fish cider award winner is your favorite? We’d love to know!
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.
“A boyhood obsession with apples has grown into a newfound business, all housed in the most recognizable building in town.” The entire article is available on Whurk.org.
Big Fish Cider is making headlines in our local newspaper, The Recorder. “MONTEREY — Big Fish Cider Co. in Monterey made quite an impression on cider judges last weekend in Michigan. A Great Lakes contest gave Big Fish a “Best-in-Class” award — the first time in the competition’s 11-year history that a Virginia cidery has
Check out a recent article in the News Leader, highlighting Big Fish’s recent wins a the GLINTCAP (Great Lakes International Cider and Perry) Competition. “The contest awarded Big Fish Cider Co. a Best-in-Class award, which marks the first time in the competition’s 11-year history that a Virginia cidery has earned that distinction, a release said. The cidery received four medals