Today’s Cider News

Virtue Cider Pear Is Here!(June 24) – Just in time for summer, Michigan-based Virtue Cider has launched Virtue Cider Pear, a semi-sweet cider made with apples and pears — the perfect drink to pair with your fave summer activities like a midday picnic, outdoor movie or backyard bonfire. Complete Story Jack’s Hard Cider to open […]


ANXO Cidery Releases New Natural Cider Made Entirely From Crabapples

WASHINGTON, D.C. — ANXO, the apples-only, dry cider brand out of Washington, DC, has announced the release of Ornamental, a new natural cider for Summer. Made with three different types of crabapples and fermented using only wild organisms, Ornamental is a bright and beautiful take on natural wines, created to celebrate the beautiful display of […]


Citizen Cider Launches Citizen Seltzer

BURLINGTON, Vermont — Citizen Cider, founded in 2010 on a hunch and some good old-fashioned hard work, has quickly become a leading player in the craft cider arena. Citizen Cider strives to look at the bigger picture and focuses on being involved in every aspect of their supply chain, sourcing all fruit directly from local […]


Dry County Brewing Company Launches High Branch Hard Cider

KENNESAW, Georgia – Dry County Brewing Company is once again branching out. This June, the award-winning Kennesaw-based brewery and distillery urge you to reach for a High Branch. It’s a naturally gluten-free, craft hard cider made from a blend of hand-picked, freshly pressed Washington state apples with no extra sugars or flavors. Somewhat ironically, Dry […]


Merchant du Vin Announces Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider – in Cans!

Tacoma, Washington – After the wide distribution gains and huge sales growth of Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider in bottles over the past few years we are pleased to announce that 4-packs of 14.9 oz. (440 mL) Organic Cider Cans have arrived in the US! Crisp, clean, and with wonderful flavor that’s true to the apple […]


Number 12 Cider and Clear River Beverage Partner in the Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS — Number 12 Cider was founded in 2014 by Steve Hance and Colin Post. Their love for apples and cider making goes back decades to their time growing up as neighbors in New Brighton, Minnesota. They have won numerous awards for their cider including gold medals at the Great Lakes International Cider & Perry […]


Cider Summit Portland celebrates 10th annual event with Festival To-Go Tasting Kit, collaborates with Northwest Cider Association on a virtual event

(PORTLAND, Oregon) –– Cider Summit Portland, a popular artisanal hard cider tasting festival, was scheduled to celebrate its 10th annual event this June at The Fields Park in the Pearl District. With the need to maintain social distancing in the face of COVID-19, Cider Summit is instead bringing cider to the people with a Festival […]


Buskey Cider to Release Summer Seasonal Watermelon Rosemary Cider with Doorstep Delivery

RICHMOND, Virginia — Buskey Cider is releasing their popular summer seasonal cider, Watermelon Rosemary Cider, starting this Friday, May 15th at 12pm. The cider will be available in 16 oz. cans and 32 oz. crowlers through delivery and pick up via their website to most parts of Virginia, and in 16oz cans only through distribution […]


Stormalong Cider Releases Heirloom Apple Variety 4-Pack

SHERBORN, Mass. — Stormalong Cider, a Massachusetts-based cidery, has announced the release of a new Heirloom Variety 4-Pack as part of the company’s Rare Apple Series. The variety pack includes a mix of four distinct, dry ciders made with New England Heirloom apples all packaged in 16 ounce cans. The mission of our Rare Apple […]


Nine Pin Cider’s Sonya del Peral Named to New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board

ALBANY, New York — Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery based in Albany, has announced that Sonya del Peral, co-founder and manager, has been named to Governor Cuomo’s New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board. “Nine Pin Cider is so honored to represent New York’s craft beverage sector on Governor Cuomo’s advisory board for […]


Portland Cider Co. launches membership club that delivers a monthly curated cider box straight to the front door

CLACKAMAS, Oregon. –– Portland Cider Co. has launched a membership club with a rolling subscription that delivers a monthly cider box straight to the front door. The Portland Cider Club features a monthly curated Portland Cider six-pack selection of 19.2-ounce “Proper Pint” cans––with a different selection of ciders every month––hand selected and delivered to members’ […]


Portland Cider Co.’s Kinda Dry Cider Available in 12 oz. 6-pack Cans

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. flagship Kinda Dry cider is now available in 12-ounce cans sold in six-pack boxes. Kinda Dry joins the company’s existing lineup of six-pack cans including Pineapple Rosé, Peach Berry and a rotating seasonal (currently RazzBerry). The company’s best-selling product and winner of multiple gold medals, Kinda Dry is an […]


SeekOut Real Hard Seltzer Nationally Releases “Clementine + Grapefruit” Made with Fresh-Pressed Clementine

Corvallis, Oregon — SeekOut Real Hard Seltzer invites all adventurers looking for an authentic seltzer made with fresh-pressed fruits and zero added sugar to experience premium craft hard seltzer at its finest. Made by Oregon’s largest craft cider producer 2 Towns Ciderhouse, SeekOut Seltzer is the result of the same philosophy that 2 Towns has […]


Blake’s Hard Cider Begins Producing Hand Sanitizer for Healthcare Facilities and General Public

ARMADA, Michigan – To help with the current demand and need, Armada-based Blake’s Hard Cider will supply liquid hand sanitizer anywhere in the State of Michigan. The distillery will manufacture and distribute gallon-size hand sanitizer for hospitals and large businesses and in 8-oz spray bottle size available for purchase for the public and free for […]


Portland Cider Co. introduces Ciderade, the newest product in its small batch series

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. has announced the release of Ciderade as the newest product in its small batch series. Ciderade is a refreshing cider made with 100% Northwest apples brightened with freshly squeezed lemons and limes. It also replenishes with electrolytes sourced from sea salt harvested in Netarts Bay along the Oregon Coast […]


Blake’s Hard Cider Rainbow Seeker Returns for the Third Year

ARMADA, Michigan – Blake’s Hard Cider, the Midwest’s largest craft cidery, keeps its promise to “be kinder” in everything they do. For the third year this April, BHC is releasing its fun and refreshing semi-sweet cider, Rainbow Seeker. Extremely popular with consumers, Rainbow Seeker has taken the market by storm with its light and tropical […]


Buskey Cider Founder and CEO Gives Up Salary to Keep Team Employed During COVID-19 Pandemic

RICHMOND, Virginia — Will Correll, the founder and CEO of Buskey Cider in Richmond, Virginia, is going without pay for the foreseeable future in order to cover the costs to pay for employees during the crisis. Additionally, his wife, Elle, who was also employed by Buskey as the sales and marketing director, has given up […]


Nine Pin Cider to Direct Ship Hard Cider Across New York State

Albany, New York — Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery, will now offer shipping hard cider directly to customers’ doors in NewYork State. The New York State Liquor Authority has madethis channel of trade available to cideries in New York State during theclosure period for tasting rooms due to the COVID-19 situation. Nine […]


California Caboose Cider Launches New Addition Paying Homage to Kincade Firestrike Teams

Healdsburg, California – California Caboose Cider announced today a new addition to its portfolio, Hold the Line, a hard cider dedicated to the firefighters and first responders who fought tirelessly to save Sonoma County during the Kincade Fires in Fall of 2019. California Caboose Cider, a small-production hard cider company based in Healdsburg, plans to […]


ACE Premium Craft Ciders Releases a Brazilian Pink Guava Cider

Ace Premium Craft Ciders are pleased to announce the launch of ACE Guava, a 5 percent ABV Brazilian pink guava cider that is tropical and fruity tasting with a dry finish. It is orange in color and zesty. It will be put in 6-pack 12-ounce cans in February and be sold throughout our 49 state […]