Mass Bay Brewing Searches For CMO, Rebrands Hard Cider Label

Next month, Mass Bay Brewing Company – best known for its Harpoon and UFO labels – will celebrate the five-year anniversary of establishing an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). A lot has changed in the beer industry since 2014 when the Boston-headquartered craft beer company transitioned nearly half of its business to employees. Growth of […]


Cider Summit Seattle – 10th Anniversary

What: 10th annual Cider Summit Seattle featuring nearly 200 ciders, cider cocktails and apple spirits. Where: Lake Union Park @ MOHAI – 860 Terry Avenue N. Seattle, WA 98109 When: Friday, September 6 from 3pm-8pm (VIP at 2pm) and Saturday, September 7 from 12n-5pm. Other: Oregon Fruit Products Fruit Cider Challenge. Several cideries will produce […]


Vermont Cider Company Introduces Magners Berry Flavor in United States

MIDDLEBURY, Vermont — There is another mate joining from across the pond. Magners® Irish Cider is bringing new innovation to the US for the first time in a while with Magners Berry. Magners Berry has been a fan favorite overseas, and the Magners US team has received many requests to bring it stateside. Currently, Magners […]

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Portland International Cider Cup Announces Best of the Northwest

Portland, Oregon – The competition was fierce, the decisions are in, and the winners are delicious! Eight lucky Pacific Northwest cideries took home fourteen gold medals at the Northwest Cider Association‘s 7th Annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC) awards tonight. 2 Towns Ciderhouse won the competition’s highest honor and the Cup—the Best of Show Award. […]


Today’s Cider News

Flagstaff will host Arizona’s Mead & Cider Festival(July 3) – If escaping the Valley heat and exploring the best of the region’s hard cider scene sounds like a great time, head to Flagstaff this summer for the ultimate celebration of cider, mead and more. Slated for 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at […]


Austin Eastciders Releases Rosé Cider

AUSTIN, Texas – Rosé season hits Texas early and craft cidermaker Austin Eastciders welcomes this year’s rising temps with the release of a dry Rosé Cider. Inspired by the classic summer drink, the new offering is a permanent addition to the East Austin-based cidery’s family of easy-drinking ciders. It’s available in six-packs, twelve-packs and on […]


9th annual Cider Summit Portland returns June 21 and 22

PORTLAND, Oregon – Cider Summit Portland, an artisanal hard cider tasting festival, returns to Portland June 21 and June 22 at The Fields Park, located at 1099 NW Overton St. in Portland’s Pearl District. The 9th annual event will present tastings of nearly 200 hard ciders from the industry’s leading cidermakers, many of whom will […]


Blake’s Hard Cider to Release Rainbow Seeker

ARMADA, Michigan – It is a sure sign of summer when Blake’s Hard Cider releases its ‘Kinder Cider’ summer edition, which will hit shelves on April 1. Rainbow Seeker, the tropical-inspired craft hard cider combines a blend of Michigan-grown apples infused with pineapple and a hint of sage. As part of the company’s ‘Kinder Cider’ […]


An Apple Fest Blooms at the Cider Rite of Spring – April 6th

Can words describe the first breath of spring? Treat your senses to a fresh awakening and find the enticing joy of fruit and flowers at the 2019 Cider Rite of Spring. Taste from over 100 unique ciders from the Northwest’s boldest and best cidermakers. From the floral and field flavors in freshly-tapped casks of heritage […]


2 Towns Ciderhouse Adds Two Thorns to Seasonal Lineup

CORVALLIS, Oregon — 2 Towns Ciderhouse is making moves and switching up its entire seasonal lineup this year. “We’re always trying to innovate and push the bounds of what cider can be,” said Aaron Sarnoff-Wood, 2 Towns Ciderhouse founder. “We continue to release new ciders to keep building on the foundation of our past loved […]


Portland Cider Co. introduces Pineapple Rosé Cider to its seasonal lineup, allowing cider lovers to #RoseAllDay

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. has announced the upcoming release of Pineapple Rosé, a brand-new summer seasonal cider. Bursting with fresh juicy pineapples, Pineapple Rosé boasts a pretty in pink hue from a splash of Northwest-grown blueberries. “We’ve been working on releasing our own rosé cider for a while now, but wanted to wait […]


Crispin Cider Releases Variety Pack Featuring New Pearsecco

CHICAGO— Crispin Cider Co., known for its portfolio of ciders made with fresh-pressed apples and pears, continues to innovate with the debut of a new variety pack of 12 oz. slim cans, available now nationwide. Among the featured flavors are portfolio staples Crispin Rosé and Crispin Brut, along with a delicious new flavor, Crispin Pearsecco. […]


Diskin Cider Launches Wassail Fest and New Hopped Cider

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Diskin Cider, Nashville’s first and only craft cidery, will be officially launching a brand new seasonal cider called WeHo at their upcoming Wassail Fest event taking place this Friday, February 22. The inaugural Wassail Fest event honors the traditional revelry of wassailing (Old English for “Be Healthy”), a rollicking medieval drinking custom […]


Saint Arnold Brewing Co. to Release First Cider

HOUSTON, Texas — Having already cleansed the water and saved the townspeople with his divine ales, Saint Arnold turned his focus to man’s original nemesis: the apple. And so he ventured into the orchard, cast away the serpents, harvested the trees’ finest fruits, and created the saintly cider you will soon hold. The townspeople were […]


Citizen Cider Releases bRosé 12 oz. Cans

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 […]


Portland Cider Co. Marks Sixth Anniversary with Public Celebration and Limited Bottle Release

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – One of Oregon’s original cidermakers, Portland Cider Co. will celebrate six years in the industryon Saturday, March 9, and the cider house is celebrating with an anniversary party featuring cider sampling, live music, tours, a photo booth, a charity raffle, and a special anniversary bottle release. The event will take place on […]


Pear Rosemary: Austin Craft Cidery Releases Second Offering in Limited Maker’s Stash Series

AUSTIN, Texas – Craft cidery Austin Eastciders brightens up the dog days of winter with warm, seasonal flavors in its new Pear Rosemary Cider release. The new cider is part of the Maker’s Stash series, an experimental line of limited release ciders launched last year with its inaugural Lemon Ginger Cider. Pear Rosemary is available […]


Vermont Cider Co. to Release Woodchuck Belgian White

MIDDLEBURY, Vermont — Woodchuck Hard Cider is excited to announce that fan favorite Belgian White will be released for a limited time under the Tank Series line of ciders. For those who do not remember, Belgian White was previously a part of the Private Reserve line, and ever since we took it out of rotation, […]


Ekos Enhances TTB Reporting on Cider Production Software

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — After months of development, Charlotte-based start-up, Ekos, adds significant enhancements for TTB reporting to their cider production software. Ekos Cidermaker’s tax reporting functionality gives users the ability to not only populate their numbers but also drill down into their data for the Report of Wine Premises Operations populating in Ekos, saving […]


Boyden Valley Cidery Releases Four Ciders in Cans

Boyden Valley Cidery is excited to release four ciders in cans for the first time ever! The can craze that has been sweeping the market for a few years now has inspired Boyden Valley Cidery to take their high-quality ciders, previously only available in 750ml glass bottles, and can them for the convenience of their […]