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Summer is nearing its end, and autumn is fast approaching. The changing season brings with it cooler weather, festive spirits, and delicious apples, ripe on the tree. And we all know what the best thing to do with apples is. You turn them into delicious hard cider!

Here at Livnfresh, we love autumn, and we love a crisp hard cider even more. With that said, we’ve put together a well-rounded list of our staff favorites to share with you. Grab one or a couple of them, and cuddle up next to the fire to warm yourself inside and out.

Stella Artois Cidre

Stella is known for their ale, but they have a mouth-watering cider as well. Or in their words, “cidre.” This European style cider is crisp and bright and has a flavor profile that’s perfectly balanced between sweetness and dryness. This cider is a little more carbonated than the usual suspects, giving it a champaign-like quality. If you’re looking for a light and balanced cider, this one will absolutely not disappoint. And if you’re a big-time Stella fan, they also make their own cider glass to drink this from.

Angry Orchard Crisp Hard Cider

Angry Orchard’s cider is a mainstay in the hard cider world, and while it’s not pushing any boundaries, it does its thing and does it well. It’s one we go back to time and again. It’s a full-bodied, complex cider that’s more sweet than dry. The vibrant and crisp flavor will have you feeling like you just bit into a gala apple that’s fresh off the tree.

Seattle Cider Company Dry Hard Cider

Seattle Cider Company’s ciders aim to bring a note of sophistication to hard ciders by bridging the gap between beer and fine wines. Their ciders are all small-batch and are somewhat complex, and their dry hard cider is no exception. There isn’t much sweetness here; this is the driest of dry ciders, with tangy hints of Granny Smith apples. If you want a cider that’s reminiscent of nippy autumn days and tart apple pie, this is the one for you.

J.K.’s Scrumpy Orchard Gate Gold

This is the only cider in our list that comes with a certified organic stamp. It’s been in production for over 150 years, and it’s actually the same recipe that saved their family orchard from ruin during the great depression. It’s fermented and aged naturally in small artisanal batches and then bottled by hand, making every bottle just slightly different. It’s a well-rounded, top-notch cider that’s not too sweet or too dry.

Crispin Pacific Pear Cider

Who says ciders have to be an apple? To round out our list, and because it’s a longtime favorite of ours, we’re gonna finish strong with the Crispin Pacific Pear Cider. If you like pears, you’ll love this cider. It’s light, balanced, and has a crisp zing to it that’ll warm your insides and leave a smile on your face.