As you know, we love cider here at WRRV. If you grew up in the Hudson Valley, visits to apple orchards were a major part of your childhood. Turn that into a delicious, crisp, carbonated beverage and you've got yourself a nice autumn afternoon.

Or September morning, as it turns out. Josh from Nine Pin Cider came through to talk about his company's cider--one that's taken the state by storm. It's hard to go anywhere in the capital region without seeing it on tap, and you can find the iconic green cans and bottles all over southern parts of the Hudson Valley too. This weekend, you'll be able to get your hands on some at the Hudson River Craft Beer Festival in Beacon.

Between the Original, Belgian, and Ginger ciders the company makes out of New York apples, there's plenty of variety and unique character that will make you rethink what you thought you knew about cider. Check it out as Brandi and I taste test them: