SIXTH SENSE FOR CIDER: 6th Avenue Cidery Complements Flourishing Local Food Scene(January 6) – A new cidery in downtown Menomonie aims to be the perfect spot to stop on a night out on the town. Owners Tanya Husby and Penny Burstad are the gal-pal duo behind the new 6th Avenue Cidery, which is slated to […]

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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, […]

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Oxford, Ohio (November 22) In the eighth annual U.S. Open Cider and Kombucha Championships, cideries,  wineries, and brewers from Hawaii to Sweden entered over 270 entries representing 25 different cider styles and 4 different kombucha styles. The final round of judging was held at the U.S. Open Event Center in Oxford, Ohio. Judging in the […]

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SONOMA COUNTY, California – Golden State Cider, the iconic Sonoma County cider brand making 100% fresh-pressed, apple-driven dry ciders (that are also vegan friendly and gluten free), is excited to announce the that they will soon be expanding shipping of their Core Ciders (Mighty Dry, Jamaica, Gingergrass, Mellow Green and Brut) to 36 additional states. […]

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Austin, Texas – Artisanal Imports is excited to announce that it has partnered with Westons Cider located in Herefordshire, United Kingdom to be the exclusive U.S. importer for its acclaimed Stowford Press Apple Cider. Distributor orders for on- and off-premise retailers are actively being managed and fulfilled by Artisanal Imports. Stowford Press Apple Cider is […]

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CLACKAMAS, Oregon – Since mid-August, Portland Cider Company has collected a record-breaking 41,000 lbs of donated backyard fruit from neighbors throughout the Portland Metro Area. The donations were sorted, washed and pressed, and now the fruits of their labor are available for all to drink in the form of PDX Community Cider. The cider, made […]

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RICHMOND, Virginia – The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that award winning cidermaker Diane Flynt will be the keynote speaker at CiderCon® 2022 set to take place in Richmond, Virginia from February 2-4, 2022. Her keynote presentation will highlight the history and legacy of southern apples and cider. There are many lessons that […]

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Fennville, Michigan – Renowned tastemaker, Cidermaker, former Brewmaster and Founder of Virtue Cider, Gregory Hall, has traveled the globe discovering inspiration for world-class imbibe and creating new categories with beers like Bourbon County Stout and Honkers Ale. This May, Greg is making his highly-anticipated foray back into brewing, launching Virtue Farm’s first-ever beer – Vestland. […]

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Corvallis, Oregon – Take yourself on a polyphonic trip with every sip of 2 Towns Ciderhouse’s newest limited release; Cherry Sublime!  “Sour lovers rejoice!”, says Dave Takush, head cider maker, “The fresh key lime juice and sour cherry juice really make this cider ‘zing’!” Crafted from fresh-pressed Washington Sour Montmorency Cherries, Mexican Key Limes and a […]

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The New York International Cider Competition is open to commercial cider producers from around the world and uses a Trade Only blind judging panel with retail store buyers, restaurant beverage directors and hoteliers as judges. Congratulation to all the medal winners! Fruit Cider Gold B. Nektar Cider Zombie Killer Fishback & Stephenson Cherry Poppins McKenzie’s […]

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NEW YORK — Angry Orchard, the nation’s leading hard cider maker, and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today a year-long partnership, naming Angry Orchard the official hard cider of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. The Gold Cup is the region’s flagship men’s national team competition in which the […]

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UPPER TRACT, West Virginia — Swilled Dog, the fastest growing craft beverage company in West Virginia, today released its Spring/Summer seasonal cider – Sangria. A delicious blend of fresh cherries, tart apples, lemons and limes, Swilled Dog Sangria is a semi- sweet, gluten-free, and unfiltered cider that transports cider lovers to their favorite beach with […]

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Bryant’s Cider, known for their all natural dry hard ciders, is partnering with The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation this April for their newest cider “Trailblazer”. The special limited release cider is flavored with fresh pineapple, cherries and orange peel. “Bryant’s Cider serves the community with their award-winning ciders and we are thrilled for the opportunity […]

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CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Portland Cider Co. is commemorating its 8th anniversary this month with the release of two new ciders: 8th Anniversary Cider and Bloody Hell, a release created by Portland Cider’s five female team members in honor of Women’s History Month. 8th Anniversary Cider is fermented from a blend of culinary Northwest apples and […]

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CLACKAMAS, Oregon — Portland Cider  has made a donation of $12,500 to Hunger-Free Schools, an initiative of Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon that is committed to actively working to end hunger by connecting people to food and nutrition programs, raising awareness about hunger, and advocating for systemic changes. The money was raised through sales of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 CiderSummit.com, with pick up, delivery, and […]

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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 […]

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“Cider Professionals Crafted Here” is the tagline of CiderPros.com, 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 CiderPros.com as a collaborative platform to attract and retain talent in the cider industry. The goal […]

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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 […]

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MANCOS, Colorado — Fenceline Cider announces a new cider club subscription and is now accepting membership sign ups at: https://www.fenceline.co/club. 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 […]

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(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 […]

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(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. […]

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SHERBORN, Massachusetts – September 25, 2020 — Stormalong Cider, a Massachusetts-based cidery, today announced the release of a new unfiltered cider, Happy Holidays. Featuring a blend of holiday spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, this unfiltered hard cider is bursting with flavors of freshly baked apple pie and mulled cider. It is a delicious […]

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ARMADA, Michigan — Blake’s Hard Cider (BHC), the Midwest’s largest craft cidery, introduces two new flavors to the hard cider fall lineup with Caramel Apple and Apple Lantern. These unique hard cider flavors are part of the Blake’s Limited Series and will be available for purchase in stores and online beginning mid-August, while supplies last. […]

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