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Today’s Cider News

Grand National Champion and Medal Winners Announced the 2020 U.S. Open Cider Championship(November 15) – In the eighth annual U.S. Open Cider Championship, Cideries, wineries, and breweries from Washington State to France entered over 290 ciders representing 25 different styles for the 2022 U.S. Open Cider Championship. Complete Story These 10 cideries were just voted […]


Stem Ciders RiNo Moves to Former Preservery Building Making Way for Howdy Bar

LAFAYETTE, Colorado – Giddyup! In just five months since Stem Ciders acquired Howdy Beer, the two brands have been busy working on growing wider national distribution. Today, Stem Ciders and Howdy are excited to share even more exciting news, which seeks to open the next great frontier for both brands. After nearly 10 years at […]


Bishop Cider Opens New Cidercade Location in Fort Worth, Texas

Bishop Cider, a Dallas-based hard cider manufacturer, opened the newest location of their Cidercade entertainment venue in Fort Worth, TX on August 23, 2022 at 5pm. Cidercade has dozens of taps of Bishop Cider, serves artisanal food, and offers an “entertainment buffet” where patrons pay a nominal admission fee, and all games and activities are […]


Yonder Cider celebrates two years of excitement and growth

SEATTLE – Yonder Cider, one of Washington’s top independent cider producers, is changing the game of craft cider as they celebrate two wild and crazy years in business. Created out of a true love for cider and all things apples, Yonder Cider launched in August 2020 during the heart of the pandemic, selling its first […]


Red Clay Ciderworks Releases Chai Jacked Cider

Red Clay Ciderworks Releases Chai Jacked Seasonal Can on Saturday, August 27th in Charlotte, NC.  Chai Jacked is their most anticipated seasonal cider of the year. It features Appalachai’s chai spice, a touch of brown sugar, & real pumpkin puree. Yes, it’s a pumpkin cider, but the overall flavor combination makes this sweater weather pleaser […]

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Stem Ciders Releases Flock Star Watermelon Cider in Partnership with Denver Zoo

LAFAYETTE, Colorado – Stem Ciders is getting a little wild by teaming up with their longtime partner, Denver Zoo, for the wider release of Flock Star, which has now evolved into a watermelon cider. Originally released in 2021 to commemorate the Zoo’s Flock Party, one of the organization’s largest fundraising events, Flock Star began as […]


Stem Ciders Hosts Pickle Party with The Real Dill Celebrating A Salted Cucumber’s Addition to Year-Round Cider Lineup

LAFAYETTE, Colorado – One of Stem Ciders’ most inventive culinary-inspired ciders is moving to the main stage as A Salted Cucumber, their iconic cucumber cider, now joins the Stem Ciders flagship lineup. Crafted with 100% fresh-pressed apples from the Pacific Northwest, A Salted Cucumber is dry-hopped with Cascade and Citra hops. It is then finished […]


Diskin Cider Set to Hold 4th Babe Fest Alongside the Release of Babe Magnet Cider

NASHVILLE, TN (August 8, 2022) – Diskin Cider (Nashville’s first craft cidery) is set to hold their annual ‘Babe Fest’ this upcoming weekend, Friday through Sunday, August 12-14, alongside the re-release of Babe Magnet– a fan-favorite seasonal Strawberry Lime Rosé Cider. Their fourth annual Babe Fest will feature a weekend of live music, vendor partners, […]


Seattle Cider Summit Welcomes Back Festival Goers this September

The annual Cider Summit Seattle, the region’s largest hard cider tasting festival, is back after a pause for the pandemic! Cider Summit Seattle will take place Friday, September 9 from 3 – 8 p.m. (VIP session at 2 p.m.) and Saturday, September 10 from noon – 5 p.m. at Lake Union Park @ MOHAI, 860 […]


10th Cider Summit Portland returns June 10 & 11

PORTLAND, Oregon – Cider Summit Portland, the area’s largest cider tasting festival, will be held in Portland on June 10 and Jun 11 at The Fields Park, 1099 NW Overton St. in Portland’s Pearl District. This year, Cider Summit returns to an in-person celebration in Portland after two years of virtual events. Attendees will enjoy […]


2 Towns Releases ‘Bigger, Badder, Bolder’ Sequel to The Bad Apple

CORVALLIS, Oregon – 2 Towns Ciderhouse is back and badder than ever with its newly released Super Bad Apple, a flagship line expansion of its ever-popular imperial-style cider, The Bad Apple. Available in stores now, Super Bad Apple is crafted with massive notes of fresh-pressed apple cider and just the right touch of sweetness that balances out […]


Schilling Cider Team Launches Vida Maté, a Healthier, Caffeinated Yerba Maté Crafted in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, Oregon & Seattle, Washington –The team behind Schilling Cider, the leading cider producer in the Pacific Northwest, today announced the launch of Vida Maté, a new line of low-calorie, non-alcoholic yerba maté beverages that seek to transform the caffeine experience. Crafted to elevate the traditional South American “super beverage” with the craft quality of […]


Portland Cider Co. Heads East with Launch of Colorado Distribution

CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Portland Cider Co. has expanded its distribution footprint to include the state of Colorado through a partnership with Eagle Rock Distributing. Colorado makes the fifth state where Portland Cider is available, joining Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northern California. Effective immediately, craft cider fans throughout Colorado will be able to enjoy Portland […]


Austin Eastciders Launches Limited Release Passion Fruit Cider

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas cidery and flavor-forward innovator Austin Eastciders is excited to announce their latest innovation: Passion Fruit Cider! Developed as a fan-favorite in the brand’s tasting rooms, the new flavor takes Austin Eastciders’ premier seasonal slot for the summer, replacing smash hit Watermelon. Dave Rule, SVP Marketing at Austin Eastciders said, “we have […]


Stem Ciders Releases Leaves and Carrot Ginger Turmeric as Two New Botanical Ciders

DENVER, Colorado – As an ingredient-first cidery, Stem Ciders continuously draws inspiration from the fresh, all-natural fruits, plants, herbs, and spices available from our own gardens and kitchen pantries. Such is the case with Stem Ciders’ newest upcoming Botanical cider releases, Leaves and Carrot Ginger Turmeric. Both of these new cider entries ring in at […]


2022 Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest Returns on April 30th

(HOOD RIVER, Ore.) — Cider enthusiasts will be ‘hard-pressed’ to find a better cause for celebration than Hood River’s Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, which returns for its seventh year on Saturday, April 30. Following two years of pandemic-related postponements, Cider Fest’s return will bring seasoned and novice cider sippers together for a chance to sample cider […]


Broski Ciderworks Is the 2021 US Cider Open Grand National Champion

POMPANO BEACH, Florida – Broski Ciderworks, South Florida’s Premier Craft Cidery, is proud to announce the results of this year’s U.S. Open Cider Championship. In the eighth annual global Championship, cideries and wineries from Hawaii to Sweden entered over 270 ciders representing 25 different cider styles. The final round of judging was held in Buffalo, New […]


Stormalong Cider Releases ‘White Mountain Magic’ Winter Seasonal Unfiltered Cider

SHERBORN, Massachusetts – Stormalong Cider, a Massachusetts-based cidery, announced the release of a new winter seasonal unfiltered cider, White Mountain Magic, made with a blend of spices and a hint of New Hampshire Maple Syrup. For this release, Stormalong sourced local New Hampshire apples from Lull Farm in Hollis, NH and Alyson’s Orchard in Walpole, […]


Buskey Cider Releases New 2021 Heritage Blend Cider

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider release 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider last December. Complex, tannic, and bursting with flavor the 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider is an off-dry premium cider that celebrates the rich Virginian apple tradition with a blend of Harrison, Winesap, and Gold Rush apples. “Every year when we release our new heritage […]


Longtime Portland Cider Favorite, English Pub Cider Is Now Available in Cans

CLACKAMAS, Oregon– A fan and crew favorite at Portland Cider Co. has made the leap from tap to cans, and is now available for cider fans throughout the Western states to enjoy. The company’s English Pub Cider has been a taproom exclusive for the past five years, and is now available in 19.2 oz “Proper […]