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In test of dry ciders, NYT gives high ranking to Leonard Oakes

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 November 2013 at 12:00 am

Dry cider is coming back strong in the United States, a resurgence highlighted in the New York Times on Friday.

The newspaper also sampled many dry ciders and a panel of taste-testers listed Steampunk Cider as the No. 2 of them all. Steampunk is made by the Leonard Oakes Estate Winery in Medina.

“It was fresh and tangy with a honeyed character that reminded me of chenin blanc,” said NYT writer Eric Asimov. “It was also, at $11, our best value.”

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