2018 Participating Cider Makers

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Armstrong Valley Winery

Bad Boy Cider — Sweet sparkling apple cider

Bad Girl Cider — Sweet sparkling apple cider with cranberry


Arsenal Cider House

Fighting Elleck Hard Apple Cider Off-dry

Picket Bone Dry Hard Apple Cider Dry

Archibald’s Ado Hard Apple Cider Semi-Sweet

Grierson’s Ginger Apple Cider Semi-Sweet

Arsenal Event Blend Semi-Sweet


Banter’s Hard Cider


Big Hill Ciderworks

Summer Scrumpy – Off dry, tart and loaded with GoldRush apples

Little Round Hop – Medium sweet cider that’s been dry-hopped with Cascade, Centennial & Columbus then finished with lemongrass.

Michaux Mule – Medium sweet cider with ginger and lime

Barrel Aged Reserve – Dry blend of 15 varieties of bittersweets/bittersharps and crabapples; barrel aged for 8 months

Golden Russet – Dry single varietal; barrel aged for 12 months

2016 Kingston Black – dry single varietal; bottles only
2017 Kingston Black one off pin will be tapped just for CiderFest!

Marmalade – Funky/sour with wild fermented apples, peaches, honey and orange zest

Thimbleberry – Funky/sour with wild fermented apples, raspberries & blackberries

Joint AdVenture – collaboration cider with Distillery Lane Ciderworks and Albemarle Ciderworks


Broad Mountain Vineyard

Pine(apple)2 — Pineapple hard cider

The Traditionalist — Traditional hard cider

Bent Birch — White birch inspired hard cider


Civil War Cider

Union Soldier – session cider

The Colonel – fortified appleweizen barrel fermented & aged


Dressler Estate

Modern Still An uncarbonated cider that reminds you of an expressive white wine. Acidity gives way to delicate apple leading you to enjoy the next sip!

Modern Sparkling A bottle conditioned, naturally effervescent cider. Notes of tropical fruit and a velvety mouthfeel that finishes with a clean dryness.


Frecon’s Cidery


Good Intent Cider

Adam’s Apple Flagship, semi-dry cider made from a varietal blend

North Meets South Aged in bourbon barrels


Grand Illusion Hard Cider

Street Magic — Off-Dry — This mouth-puckering, subtropical grapefruit cider is pure sunshine. The balance achieved between tart and sweet complement the citrus and floral notes provided by Citra and Centennial hops.

“Blue Illusion” — Off-Dry — This well-balanced blueberry-lavender cider offers a pleasant sweetness and a light berry fruitiness; it finishes with a touch of English lavender.

Mystic Citra Pineapple — Off-Dry — Has a pineapple ever played tricks on you? This cider will. Floral and fruity with passion fruit, grapefruit, pineapple and lemongrass overtones. Dry hopped with a combination of Centennial and Citra hops.


Hale & True

Hail to the Hop — Dry-hopped with citra hops for bright and tart grapefruit notes, dry.

Lil’ Sunshine — Orange peel and a touch of local wildflower honey are added post-fermentation, off-dry.


Hardball Cider

Splitter  — semi-sweet hard cider that has been back-sweetened with fresh-pressed apple cider

Curveball — sweet hard cider

Sunday Hop  — a dry-hopped hard cider

Riseball  — sweet, raspberry hard cider


Jack’s Hard Cider


Killarney Cidery

Aisling (ASH-ling / vision, dream) — Light sparkle. Incredible flavors come from a simple blend of Akane and Gala. Gala for its mild, sweet flavor and aromatics. One of the best early season selections, the sweet/sharp Akane.

Heritage – Dathúil (DA-hoo-il / beautiful) — Still. An early-harvested Paula Red for its strawberry reminiscence and Macoun’s flowery vinous flavor topped off with McIntosh for depth and character. Aged in medium toast, 36-month air-dried American white oak.

Draiocht (DREE-oct / magic) — Medium sparkle. The depth, flavor, and character of McIntosh and Cortland blended with the mid-late season, sweet/sharp Honeycrisp. Paula Red – early harvested – reminiscent of strawberries.

Mil (mel / honey) — Light sparkle. McIntosh and Cortland for depth of flavor and character blended with the mid-late season, sweet/sharp Honeycrisp.


Knockin Noggin Cidery and Winery

Inertia – semi-dry, Granny Smith style tart cider with a green apple flavor

Cranberry – sweet Red Delicious style cider with fresh pressed crannberries

Lemon – hard cider with fresh squeezed lemons similar to a summer lemonade

Sweet Tea Hard Cider – sweet apple base with a full southern style sweet tea flavor


Kurant Cider


Lancaster County Cider

Peach Vanilla Cider — blends thirst-quenching apple with sweet peach and vanilla, creating an unexpected fresh fruity flavor. This delicious and unique hard cider is a perfect summer refresher!

Blueberry Cider — The clean, crisp flavor of apples intertwines with refreshing blueberries to create a smooth and balanced hard cider with a lasting fruity finish. A subtle sweetness and tangy notes make it perfect for any cider drinker.

Raspberry Cider — This light and refreshing cider had a delicate and refreshing aroma with a fresh sweet raspberry finish.

Dry Cider — The clean and crisp dryness is balanced with a gentle, natural sweetness that creates a smooth mouthfeel and rich, elegant flavor. Your taste buds will be delighted with a long, aromatic finish that will give you a slight pucker. Food-friendly, this cider contains just enough character to complement, not compete, with your meals.


Levengoods of Lancaster

Hopped CiderCider dry-hopped with mosaic and citra hops

Cherry CiderCider with sour cherry


Moon Dancer Cider House

Apple — Fruit forward cider w hints of fresh apples

Cranberry — Hard Cider w crisp notes of crushed cranberries

Raspberry — Hard Cider with a hint of plump raspberries

Hard n Hoppy — Dry Hopped Hard Cider with notes of citrus


Old Stone Cider

Roxbury Russett – semi-sweet crisp clean varietal cider.

Spring Bounty – Tart and sour flavors from this blend primarily consisting of Harrison and Wickson Crabapple

Old Stone Reserve – Semi-dry with plenty of apple flavor, made of Virginia Crabapple and Bulmers apples


Original 13 Ciderworks

Sir Charles Original Semi Dry — Semi-Dry Hard Apple Cider

Sir Charles Deep Blueberry Sea — Semi-Dry Hard Apple Cider flavored with Blueberry

Sir Charles On Wings of Cherry — Semi-Dry Hard Apple Cider flavored with Cherry

Sir Charles Strawberry Valkyrie — Semi-Dry Hard Apple Cider flavored with Strawberry


Ploughman Farm Cider

Lupulin Lummox – off dry with ‘Citra’ hops

Cerise D’Or – dry blend of single variety Goldrush and wild-fermented tart cherries

Distelfunk – funky, sour; a wild fermentation of 100% Adams County peaches

Bluebird Day – dry, juicy blend of apples and peaches

Kenspeckle – dry and earthy with Chokeberries

Stark – dry, heritage cider with a bright citrus aroma fermented with wild yeast


Reid’s Winery & Cider House

Black Bear


Spring Gate Vineyard

Hopped Cider
Rosé Cider
Blackberry Cider


Stone and Key Cellars

Cherry Pie Hard Cider — A delightfully fresh and sparkling cider with highlights of tart Montmorency cherries. Excellent balance of tart and sweet.

Spy vs. Spy — Gold in color with a hint of green, this hard cider pops bubble gum and slight vanilla in the aroma. Tart lemon notes and dry earthy apple flavors coat the mid-palate, finishing with lingering fruit notes. Made with a blend of Northern Spy & Red Spy apples.

Anejo Lime — (off-dry) tart and refreshing, Tequila Lime is perfect summer sipper. Made with apples sourced from Bucks County PA, a hint of lime, and aged 6 months in Tequila Barrels.

Sour Grape — (semi-sweet) sweet and sour. The grape flavor you remember from childhood.


The Vineyard at Hershey

Presidential Peanut Butter – Peanut butter, caramel and apple? All of the above. Don’t question it. It has been DeCided.

Cherry Cider – A blend of PA sour cherries and Adams county apples. Drinks exceedingly clean and refreshing with a sweetness up front and a mild tartness on the finish


Threadbare Cider

Dry Cider – A crisp and tart traditional dry cider inspired by our own region’s cider making heritage. Wild yeast varieties contribute a unique white wine characteristic, this is the cider that Johnny would have enjoyed.

Farmhouse Cider – A pleasantly off dry and tart cider with a brite finish. Sparkling in the glass with notes of tropical fruit, baking spice, and ripe apple.

Dry Hopped – A modern approach to off dry cider with a citrus-y fragrance and pronounced tart apple note. We blend Mosaic, Amarillo, Centennial hops into this cider for a west coast ipa flavor without the bitterness.

Bouquet de Rosé – Off-dry cider with rose hips and hibiscus added. It has a light pink hue with notes of strawberry, watermelon, and fresh ripe berries.


Wyndridge Farm

Crafty Cranberry Cider — Traditional champagne style with real cranberry juice with a fresh clean hard cider taste with a hint of cranberry.

Mojito Cider — Fermented with mint, lime zest, juice and toasted oak chips. Bright acidity of the lime citrus and mint aroma are the first things to greet you.

Harrison Single Varietal Cider — Tannin forward Virginia apple fermented dry and aged in medium oak barrels. Harrison is one of the oldest American cider apple varieties known for producing cider of great body.

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