CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Portland Cider Co. released its Key Lime Habanero Cider for the first time in cans. First conceived for the annual Cider Summit festival five years ago, it has been a seasonal offering on tap in the pubs ever since. As part of the cidery’s Small Batch series, Key Lime Habanero will be […]

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Visit Ethic Cider’s new tasting barn to learn about modern farming in Sebastopol, California(February 21) Ethic Cider is a cidery located in Sebastopol – a pleasant burg in Sonoma County famed for its Gravenstein apples – that practices regenerative agriculture or techniques that improve soil health and climate resilience. The ground is barely tilled and […]

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Blake’s Beverage Company, which debuted in 2023 as the collaborative voice of three leading cider brands, Blake’s Hard Cider, Austin Eastciders, and AVID Cider Co., enters 2024 as the nation’s second-largest cider company with a strong national distribution footprint and a mission to rekindle America’s passion for cider and fruit-forward beverages. With each brand celebrating […]

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The American Cider Association (ACA) announced the recipients of their annual Cider Excellence Awards at CiderCon® 2024 in Portland, honoring individuals, businesses, and organizations from around the country for their achievements in, and contributions to, the U.S. hard cider industry. Award winners this year included: Award for Significant Impact on the Industry | Emily Ritchie, […]

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 CHICAGO– The eighth annual Chicago Cider Week will take place from January 28 to February 3, 2024. The weeklong festival will feature tastings, paired dinners, charity benefits, parties, and workshops in various venues throughout Chicago, providing a unique chance to connect with cider makers, growers, and enthusiasts in many different neighborhoods. Chicago Cider Week will […]

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Seattle Cider Company, known for its award-winning line of dry and off-dry offerings, is excited to announce the arrival of VIVID Light Cider, the company’s new brand family. VIVID Light Cider will feature the company’s signature Light Cider recipe as “Tart Apple,” alongside three new crisp and refreshing light cider offerings. VIVID will launch in […]

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CLACKAMAS, Oregon  — Portland Cider Co. is celebrating the new year with the launch of its seasonal Mango Mimosa Cider and its limited-run pub favorite, English Pub Cider. The releases coincide with Oregon Cider Week, January 13 to January 21. Mango Mimosa is a sunny, fruit-forward cider made with ripe mango and a splash of […]

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ARMADA, Michigan – Through a momentous partnership announced today, Michigan-based Blake’s Hard Cider and Texas-based Austin Eastciders are coming together, alongside the Pacific Northwest’s Avid Cider Company (acquired by Blake’s Hard Cider last year), to rekindle a piece of American history and supercharge the resurgence of the cider category. The uniting of these three brands […]

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 ARMADA, Michigan— Blake’s Hard Cider (BHC), the Midwest’s largest craft cidery marking its 10th anniversary this year, is doubling down on fall releases with a new core hard cider and the return of past favorites. The newly released American Berry Imperial-style hard cider is made with 100% pressed apples and real blueberries. This autumn also […]

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