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One the Farm: Rumrunner Whips!

One the Farm: Rumrunner Whips!

Our nursery is just loving this summer weather! And, the little sprinkling of rain we’re having certainly doesn’t hurt. Our acting cidermaker and orchard manager, Stephen, is often found out here tending to his ‘babies’ and making sure they are growing up right. These little trees are actually called ‘whips’ – a newly grafted tree […]

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On the Farm: We’re Picking Apples!

On the Farm: We’re Picking Apples!

So long summer – it’s apple season! Picking apples at Sea Cider is an all-hands-on-deck kind of affair. This year, our little orchard is just loaded with apples. Almost everything you’ll see here are heirloom varietals of French and English bittersharps and bittersweets. They may not be the biggest and best looking apples, but to […]

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On the Farm: We’re Pressing Apples!

On the Farm: We're Pressing Apples!

We have apples! It seems that fall is on the way! Where did the summer go? It’s always an exciting occasion when we start pressing our first apples of the season. It means that we can start filling up the tanks with fresh juice to begin the fermentation process again. British Columbia has been blessed (if you’re not a firefighter […]

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Volunteering with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Volunteering with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

As part of our commitment to raising awareness around invasive species with our Canadian Invasion Series of ciders, we are proud to support The Nature Conservancy of Canada in their conservation efforts on ‪Vancouver Island‬ and beyond! On Wednesday, the Sea Cider House team was lucky to join them on volunteer excursion to their ‪James […]

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On the Farm: Spring has Sprung!

On the Farm: Spring has Sprung!

Don’t you just love spring‬? We do! Especially when we’ve got Tramlett’s Bitter coming into bloom and we know that the rest of the orchard is sure to follow. This popular 19th century English bittersweet is praised for its high astringency and sugar levels. It’s one of the more common English bittersweets and one that defines […]

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On the Farm: Growing Ruby Red Rhubarb for Ruby Rose

On the Farm: Growing Ruby Red Rhubarb for Ruby Rose

Getting excited for Ruby Rose? The Rhubarb is starting to grow! This morning we swung by Omnivore Acres in Central Saanich to check on this seasons crop of rhubarb. This particular varietal is called Ruby Red and has served as the namesake for one of our most popular seasonal ciders – Ruby Rose! We’ll infuse rhubarb […]

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