Apple cider for years was made from less-than-pristine apples. The scraps. The bruised ones.Orchard owners brewed batches, in part, to reduce waste. But Christine Plunkett and her husband, John Watson, saw potential.So a 38-year-old Plunkett in 1994 left her Boston gig in finance and moved with her family back to her home state of Vermont, where she and Watson resurrected a 300-acre overgrown and untended orchard of old apple varieties specifically for the purpose of brewing craft cider.

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