Mixed Drinks for Hard Cider
Buskey Cider in Richmond has “an extensive cocktail-inspired menu,” says co-owner Elle Correll. Buskey’s Mojito Light is made with cider, mint leaves, and lime zest, while its Bourbon Aged Old Fashioned Cider is crafted with cherries and orange zest, and aged in bourbon barrels. Buskey has also made Piña Colada Cider and is experimenting with gin-like botanicals for its Blackberry Juniper Cider. Adds Correll, Buskey has “bourbon, rum, brandy, tequila, and sherry barrels already aging in our warehouse for future projects.”via Virginia Living
Buskey Cider to Release Summer Seasonal Watermelon Rosemary Cider with Doorstep Delivery
Buskey Cider is releasing their popular summer seasonal cider, Watermelon Rosemary Cider, starting this Friday, May 15th at 12pm. The cider will be available in 16 oz. cans and 32 oz. crowlers through delivery and pick up via their website to most parts of Virginia, and in 16oz cans only through distribution in select grocery stores and bottle shops.
Buskey Cider Founder and CEO Gives Up Salary to Keep Team Employed During COVID-19 Pandemic
Will Correll, the Founder and CEO of Buskey Cider in Richmond, Virginia, is going without pay for the foreseeable future in order to cover the costs to pay for employees during the crisis. Additionally, his wife, Elle, who was also employed by Buskey as the sales and marketing director, has given up her salary to support the team.
Buskey Cider Launches Delivery Service to Deliver Cider to Keep Team Employed During Pandemic
Buskey Cider, located in Scott’s Addition in Richmond, Virginia, has announced that they’re launching a delivery service to continue bringing their cider to the people in and surrounding Richmond. Launched on Shopify, this concept is a way for their fans to support them during this time of crisis by continuing the flow of the cider via the off premise game.
Buskey Cider Releases First Rum Barrel Aged Cider, Tropical RUMble Cider, for Scott’s Addition Collab Crawl
Buskey Cider is releasing their first rum barrel aged cider, crafted with dragonfruit, kiwi, and, of course, tropical vibes. This cider was made in collaboration with Courthouse Creek Cider for the 2020 Scott’s Addition Beverage District Collaboration Crawl in the craft beverage neighborhood of Scott’s Addition in Richmond, Virginia, which includes 12 alcohol producers. Each producer has been paired up to collaborate and release them during the crawl.
Buskey Cider to Release Zest In Class Cider for International Women’s Day
Richmond’s, Buskey Cider and the awesome women from their hometown distributor, Premium Distributors of Virginia, collaborated on a unique cider to celebrate International Women’s Day the weekend of March 8th. Presenting: Buskey Zest In Class Cider. Crafted with 100% Virginia apples, passion fruit, lemon and orange zest, and fresh fuschia blooms. And as always, no added sugar.
Buskey Cider to Launch in Northern Virginia with Premium Distributors
Buskey Cider located in the Scott’s Addition neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia will be launching distribution in Northern Virginia the week of October 14 with Premium Distributors of Virginia, making the cidery statewide. “I was living in the DMV during the business planning stage, and as a leader of the Virginia Cider industry, we’re pumped to finally have the capacity to launch one of Virginia’s most exciting markets,” says Elle Correll, Co-Owner, Sales and Marketing Director. “And personally, I’m excited to party with my friends old and new at my old haunts with a Buskey in hand!”
Buskey Cider adds SW Virginia to distribution map
A Scott’s Addition cidery soon will be giving its apples a homecoming of sorts.Buskey Cider has signed a deal to expand its distribution to Southwestern Virginia beginning in April.Buskey will start its westward excursion through distributor Blue Ridge Beverage with accounts in Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, not far from where the cider maker it gets its apples at orchards in Nelson County.
Buskey goes big in Scott’s Addition
An upstart local booze maker is making an investment to double its capacity less than three months after opening in Richmond’s thirstiest neighborhood.Buskey Cider, which opened in April at 2901 W. Leigh St., last week installed three new 1,860-gallon fermenting tanks at its 7,500-square-foot Scott’s Addition cider making facility.“There has been a lot of demand for our cider here in Richmond,” said Buskey founder and CEO William Correll. “Richmond is a thirsty city…we’re just trying to keep up with demand.”
Buskey Hard Cider: Virginia grown apples on tap in Scott’s Addition
Standing outside Buskey Cider, owner Will Correll comments how the Scott’s Addition neighborhood where his 8,000-squa...
First Look: Buskey Cider
Their intent is to be neighborhood-focused. “We really want to find our footing with what the community wants, and adapt [to what] our consumers want,” says Steinmetz, whose background is in brewing. He moved from Wisconsin, the former head brewer of Water Street Brewery, to become the cidermaker at Buskey after meeting Correll through a LinkedIn conversation. “I am really new to cidermaking, but I know fermentation and that whole thing," he says. "But if consumers are calling for something a little drier or sweeter, we are going to play with that.”