Today’s Cider News

Celebrate the Beauty and Bounty of the Earth at FinnRiver Farm and Cidery(February 27) – Several weeks ago a slender, glass bottle of golden liquor was gifted to me. It was not the elixir of life but a Brandywine. I have to say, it was the best wine I have ever tasted. I would go […]


Yonder Cider and Bale Breaker Brewing to Open Joint Taproom in Seattle

SEATTLE  – Yonder Cider and Bale Breaking Brewing Co are excited to announce the opening of a joint taproom in the heart of Seattle’s Ballard Brewery District. Scheduled to open this summer, the expansive new location will bring more than 20 taps of Washington-made beer and cider together under one roof, showcasing the best of […]


Blake’s Hard Cider to Release Hard Cider Lemonades in March

ARMADA, Michigan – Blake’s Hard Cider, the Midwest’s largest craft cidery, announces the release of Blake’s Hard Cider Lemonades. Offered in two refreshing flavors, Blueberry Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade, the new craft beverages will be available on store shelves across Blake’s Hard Cider’s 16-state footprint and via the website in early March. Blake’s Hard Cider […]


Bold Rock Launches Hard Lemonade Seltzer Line

NELLYSFORD, Virginia – Bold Rock’s passion for innovation and its reputation for flavorful refreshment are fueling the launch of their most recent and exciting product release coming this Spring – Bold Rock Hard Lemonade Seltzer. Bold Rock will jump into the fast growing substyle of the explosive hard seltzer category. At the start of this […]


Buskey Cider Releases Spring Seasonal, Peach Tea Cider

RICHMOND, Virginia — Buskey Cider, located in the Scott’s Addition neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia released its spring seasonal cider, Peach Tea Cider. The cider was crafted with loose leaf peach tea blend crafted by Richmond’s CaryTown Teas which includes white tea and peach blossoms. The cider is available on draft and in 16 oz. cans […]


Angry Orchard Releases Peach Mango and Strawberry Ciders

WALDEN, New York — Angry Orchard, the nation’s leading hard cider maker1, today announced the launch of Angry Orchard Peach Mango and Angry Orchard Strawberry, two new refreshingly delicious hard fruit ciders made with real fruit and bursting with flavor. Available nationwide in newly designed, colorful cans, Angry Orchard’s fruit ciders are perfectly blended by […]


Meriwether Cider Release Special Cider Honoring Black History “Jupiter’s Cider”

BOISE, Idaho – Jupiter’s Cider is a partnership between the Boise based Meriwether Cider and the Idaho Black History Museum (IBHM) to pay homage to the enslaved people who contributed greatly to the beginnings of cider making in America. The cider’s name is based on Jupiter Evans, an enslaved man belonging to Thomas Jefferson. Evans […]


Seattle Cider Company Releases Odyssey Imperial Cider

SEATTLE, Washington – Introducing Odyssey Imperial Cider, Seattle Cider Company’s newest year-round cider! At 8.4% ABV and 2.6 Brix, Odyssey boldly ventures into higher ABV territory while expertly interweaving the incomparable taste of Washington apples and packing just the right amount of sweetness. Available in 375mL can six packs starting Friday, January 29 at The Woods […]


Portland Cider Co. Launches Sessionable Ciderade Series with the Release of Lemon-Lime

CLACKAMAS, Oregon — In a nod to current wellness trends, Portland Cider Co. has launched a new Ciderade Series that will feature three sessionable ciders throughout the year, each made with 100% Northwest apples brightened with locally-sourced fruit and a dose of electrolytes from Jacobsen Salt Co. sea salt. Portland Cider Co. released today Lemon […]


Stem Ciders Releases Cocktail-Inspired Seasonal Paloma Cider

Lafayette, Colorado — Greetings from Paloma! While most of us have had to cancel our tropical getaways this year, Stem Ciders invites you to embrace your stay-cation experience this winter with a tropical cider riff on the classic cocktail. Paloma, the newest seasonal release from Stem is a cocktail-inspired cider made with fresh-pressed apple juice, […]


Portland Cider Co. rings in the New Year with Bubbly Brut

CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Just in time to ring in the new year, Portland Cider Co. has released Bubbly Brut, a brand-new modern champagne-style sparkling cider that’s perfect for celebrating a special occasion or a “cider-bration” any night of the week. Bubby Brut is a small-batch cider made from 100% Northwest apples, fermented separately with two […]


Cider Summit Pivots with CiderCon Tasting Kits To Go

PORTLAND, Oregon — Cider Summit is accepting nationwide pre-orders for its latest “Festival To Go Tasting Kits.” This new version is being released in conjunction with CiderCon, the premier conference for cidermakers put on by the American Cider Association. Cider Summit’s CiderCon Tasting Kits can be ordered now at, with pick up, delivery, and […]


Blake Farms and Hard Cider Entrepreneur Andrew Blake Launches New Podcast, ‘Everything Borrowed’

ARMADA, Michigan – A new weekly podcast, ‘Everything Borrowed’, is the latest endeavor by Andrew Blake, president of Blake’s Family of Companies and founder of Blake’s Hard Cider. The weekly series will feature leaders and innovators from a variety of industries to share ideas, imagination, and inspiration that, as the podcast’s title suggests, listeners can […]


2 Towns Ciderhouse Kicks Off 2021 With Cosmic Crisp

Crafted from a resplendent blend of fresh-pressed juice from its namesake, Cosmic Crisp, and other Northwest apples, this cider shines like starlight. Bright, fruit-forward aromatics collide with a high-ABV and high-acid profile for a truly heavenly experience. If some of the adjectives used to describe this product seem a bit out of this world, it’s […]

ciderpro250—The Online Job Hub for Cider Professionals Goes Live and Fosters Connections

“Cider Professionals Crafted Here” is the tagline of, a newly launched cider industry specific job hub and marketplace. This summer, the American Cider Association (ACA), the Cider Institute of North America (CINA), and Fermentability Consulting launched the website as a collaborative platform to attract and retain talent in the cider industry. The goal […]


Blake’s Hard Cider Releases Limited-Edition Saint Cheri Kinder Cider for the Second Year

Armada, Michigan – Blake’s Hard Cider, the Midwest’s largest craft cidery, pledges to spread cheer and warmth this winter and announces the return of its limited-edition Kinder Cider, Saint Cheri, made in support of the Detroit-based, national nonprofit Empowerment Plan. The bourbon barrel-aged semi-sweet hard cider is part of Blake’s Hard Cider’s Kinder Series, ciders […]


Nine Pin Cider Now Available in Stewart’s Shops in New York

ALBANY and SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery, and Stewart’s Shops have announced that Nine Pin’s cider products are now available at 134 locations across New York State. This marks the first time Nine Pin Cider products can be found at Stewart’s Shops – a pairing of two iconic […]


Fenceline Cider Launches Quarterly, Seasonal Cider Club

MANCOS, Colorado — Fenceline Cider announces a new cider club subscription and is now accepting membership sign ups at: Available for shipping nationwide or local pick up, Fenceline Cider Club members will each receive a curated three bottle box of Fenceline’s finest ciders every four months. Based around the four seasons, the club’s first […]


Cider Summit NW celebrates fall harvest season with three levels of Festival To Go Tasting Kits

(PORTLAND, Oregon) –– Cider Summit NW is celebrating the fall harvest season with an encore of its popular Festival To Go Tasting Kits, offering three different levels: Modern Cider, Bottled Classics and Artisanal Imports. The Festival To Go Tasting Kits were developed earlier this year as a response to COVID-19 as Cider Summit NW pivoted […]


Portland Cider Co. releases PDX Community Cider in cans for the first time, pledges 10% of sales to charity

(CLACKAMAS, Oregon)––Earlier this summer, Portland Cider Co. asked Portland-area neighbors to recycle their fallen and unwanted backyard fruit for its 5th annual PDX Community Cider program, which takes donated edible fruit and turns it into a community cider to raise funds for hungry children. Thanks to the kindness of the collective community, Portland Cider Co. […]