Cider Releases

Ethic Ciders Commemorates Launch in Sonoma County with Memorial Day Weekend Event

Sonoma County, California’s Ethic Ciders is announcing two inaugural cider releases. The first release, Golden Rule (Ethic’s signature orchard blend), is perfectly tart and crisp with hints of melon, nutmeg and citrus and a dry, sparkling finish. The second release, Gravitude, is a nod to the local heirloom apple, the Gravenstein. It’s blended to expose beautiful floral notes with…

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Jersey Cider Works Releases Ironbound Summer Cider

Jersey Cider Works’ Ironbound Hard Cider has announced the release of its seasonal Ironbound Summer Cider. At 4.2% ABV and featuring a hint of black tea and freshly squeezed lemon juice, Summer Cider is an ideal offering to bring along when you head down the shore in New Jersey and beyond. Even better, Ironbound Summer Cider has no added sugar or preservatives. The seasonal…

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Citizen Cider Launches Nonalcoholic All Times Sparkling Ciders

Many individuals enjoy the refreshing taste of cider, yet not all want an alcoholic beverage. Citizen Cider is keeping those folks in mind with the introduction of its nonalcoholic cider brand, All Times Sparkling Ciders. All Times Sparkling Ciders are 100% juice with no sugar added, making them delicious and nutritious. All Times works with apple growers nearby…

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Ploughman Cider Announces 2 New Releases & Upcoming Events

Pennsylvania’s Ploughman Cider has announced two new ciders and a full roster of late spring and summer events. Rosedale, scheduled for a mid-May release and weighing in at 8.5% ABV, is a dry cider crafted with Rosedale crabapples. According to Ploughman, “Thanks to some amateur level panking from cidermaker Dr. Edwin Winzeler [and Ploughman’s Ben Wenk],…

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Gettysburg Foundation Recruits Release Second Centennial Cider

Gettysburg Foundation’s Recruits recently reaped the benefits from their special reserve batch of Centennial Cider, raising $640 for preservation of the orchards on the Gettysburg battlefield. This is the second philanthropic donation from this burgeoning group, who donated over $800 toward orchard preservation in December. Thanks to a strong partnership with Good Intent Cider and…

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C Squared Ciders Announces Release of Zuma with All-Colorado Pairing Menu (April 21)

C Squared Ciders will be celebrating a new release on April 21 with cider sipping and an all-Colorado menu to pair with it. The festivities will unfold starting at 1 p.m. at the C Squared Ciders tasting room, the Rackhouse Pub, and will run until closing at midnight. The new beverage, Zuma, is a Colorado heirloom apple traditional farmhouse-style cider made…

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Colorado Cider Company Releases Pato Feo, Brett Cider on Cherries

Denver-based Colorado Cider Company is releasing its first brettanomyces fermented cider, Pato Feo. Colorado Cider’s cidermakers have been experimenting with spontaneous fermentation, lactobacillus and barrel-aging since the cidery opened in 2011. These batches have been exclusive to the Denver tasting room and festivals in the past and haven’t been released to the general market until now. Pato Feo, a cider fermented with…

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Austin Eastciders Releases New Blood Orange Cider

Austin Eastciders is excited to announce the release of its new Austin Eastciders Blood Orange Cider, available April 3. The easy-drinking 5% ABV Blood Orange Cider is available in individual, 6-pack and 12-pack 12-oz. cans in bars, restaurants and other retailers (including Costco, HEB and Whole Foods) throughout Texas, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Virginia. Blood…

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Starcut Releases Immortal Jelly Seasonal Cider

Elk Rapids, Michigan-based Starcut Ciders has announced the seasonal release of Immortal Jelly. Immortal Jelly (5.2% ABV) is a semi-dry hard cider inspired by parent Short’s Brewing Company’s Soft Parade, an eminently drinkable Fruit Rye Ale brewed with rye flakes and loaded with pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. The rose-colored ale has aromas of ripe strawberries and grain. Immortal Jelly…

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Strongbow Debuts New Orange Blossom Cider & Limited-Edition Mini Cans

Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders is giving its product line a boost with a new release, Orange Blossom Cider, and the introduction of limited-edition mini-cans. The 4.5% ABV Orange Blossom Cider boasts a fresh, orange blossom aroma, slight sweetness and a refreshing apple finish. It’s the ideal hard cider for those who crave something a little bit different that’s not too overpowering. Orange Blossom…

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Virtue’s Award-Winning Cider, The Mitten, Now Available in 12-Oz. Bottles

Fennville, Michigan-based Virtue Cider has begun releasing The Mitten, the company’s award-winning bourbon barrel-aged cider, in 12-oz. bottles. The cider joins Virtue’s lineup of 12-oz. bottles that include Michigan Brut and Michigan Harvest. “The Mitten’s been our most popular cider at the Virtue Farm Bottle Shop, and we know it’ll be equally popular now that people…

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