Monday, April 5th, 2021

Monday Cider Flight And A Movie: 2021 Oscar Shorts

Ron Swarner

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Monday Cider Flight And A Movie: 2021 Oscar Shorts

The Best Documentary Short Film Oscar nominees are often among the standouts of the Academy Awards selections. Taken as a collection, this year’s nominees explore the intersection of identity and memory, with its subjects wrestling with the now through the lens of the then in search of a better tomorrow. The stories they platform are important, and several shorts are sure to be conversation-starters within the communities they impact. The Grand Cinema streams the 2021 Oscar Shorts – Documentary nominee package in their Virtual Screening Room. Stop by Peaks and Pints and grab Monday Cider Flight And A Movie: 2021 Oscar Shorts, then enjoy these five films from your couch:

A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.);

Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 36 min.);

Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.);

Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.);

A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.).

Swift Raspberry Collins

5.4% ABV

Inspired by the classic Raspberry Collins cocktail, this cocktail-inspired hard cider requires a gentle stir upside-down before serving to mix up the raspberry puree. Swift Cider adds a squeeze of lemon juice, and gentle infusion of juniper berries and mint leaves for a tart, gin-botanical character. Expect a fresh muddled raspberry flavor, tart apple, lemon, hint of juniper and some cooling mint on the finish.  

One Tree Strawberry Kiwi

6.8% ABV

We think One Tree Hard Cider describes their Strawberry Kiwi the best. … “Hey, home skillet! We brought back the 90’s cult classic combo strawberry kiwi. This adult “juice box” is da bomb! Pop open a bottle and before you know it you’ll be sitting at the cool table. It’s a playful mix of sweet strawberry and adventurous kiwi. Don’t stress though, we won’t make you share. I mean, ugh…AS IF!”

Yonder Sunnyslope

6.9% ABV

Founded by CEO Caitlin Braam, Head Cidermaker Tim Larsen and Creative Director Maddy Porter, Yonder Cider’s taproom is a stone’s throw from Seattle’s Green Lake and a drive from the orchards and pressing facility in Wenatchee. Inspired by popular pre-prohibition era cocktail, the Greyhound, their Sunnyslope pink grapefruit and lemon verbena cider is beautifully tart and bursting with notes of citrus, vibrant floral aromas conjure memories of warmer weather with a hue reminiscent of freshly squeezed grapefruit.

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