A unique and exciting product has just been approved for distribution here in Minnesota. Now introducing String Theory Ciders, from Cumberland, Wisconsin. Unique in that they are produced by hand via the champagne method, exciting because the depth and complexity of flavors will bend your mind! These are not your ordinary porch pounders: these beverages mean business.
Throughout the course of any given week I am approached by at least a half dozen new breweries and cideries, all trying to find a coveted spot on our shelves here at Surdyk’s. String Theory caught my attention rapidly while mentioning their production methods. I racked my brain and couldn’t think of any other cider producer that bottled in the champagne method, a time-consuming process that’s typically reserved for, well, Champagne. During production, carbonation is produced naturally in the bottle during secondary fermentation, the yeast is then expelled, and the bottle is corked and caged. The result is a delightful, high-quality beverage possessing a tight and amazing bubble structure that lasts for hours. They currently offer three varieties: