March 3, 2024

Rhuby from Starcut Ciders

Bottoms Up
By Anna Faller | Dec. 2, 2023

Forget the boughs of holly—this year, we’re decking our halls with effervescent cider, and Starcut Ciders’ just-released Rhuby is an irrefutable holiday gem. Dreamed up by the flavor masters at Short’s Brewing Co., this juicy dram starts with a bone-dry base of their award-winning Pulsar hard apple cider, which is crafted from only Michigan fruit, kicked up with notes of tangy rhubarb and a touch of sweetness from fresh pear juice. The result is a fruit-forward cider with a tart palette and a crisp finish. (Psst—it’s also all-natural and gluten-free!) Enjoy this eclectic sip on its own, or get extra festive with a Rhuby spritz: just add Aperol and an orange slice. Grab a six-pack at both Short’s locations—the Bellaire Pub (121 N. Bridge Street) and the Pull Barn in Elk Rapids (211 Industrial Park Drive)—or find your nearest retailer using the Cider Locator on


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