Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Hard Cider Episode

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For this week’s episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round-table — Associate Editor of Lifestyle Chase McPeak, Food & Drink Editor Sam Slaughter, and host Greg Nibler — sit down with the good Reverend Nat West of Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider in Portland, Oregon, to find out the answer to the age-old question: “How bout dem apples?”

From humble basement beginnings to a new facility that will help them distribute to multiple states and countries, the crew learns all about what it takes to make hard cider and, more importantly, what makes the Reverend’s ciders so darn delicious. Also, did we mention there’s bacon cider involved?

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