The recently opened Austin Eastciders is going old school with their ways of making this tasty libation, and Ed Gibson spoke with us about making cider. Austin Eastciders scours the country looking for sources of super-rare American cider apples like Hewes & Harrison and uniquely Southern cider varieties like Winesap & Arkansas Black. Austin Eastciders blend ‘Small Batch’ ciders. Their ‘Gold Top’ cider is made with more than 40 different bittersweet and bittersharp varieties sourced from old English cider orchards. ‘Gold Top’ is medium dry, full flavored and tangy. ‘Eastciders Original’ is a blend of American dessert apples and European bittersweets, It’s dry and light, fresh and fruity, the perfect summer cider. For more information, visit them online at austineastciders.com.