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Try 100+ NW Ciders at Cider Rite of Spring

Cider Rite of Spring
Tomorrow, at the Left Bank Annex in Portland, Oregon, the 5th Annual Cider Rite of Spring will feature three dozen Northwest cideries serving over 100 different ciders.

While tickets are still available here, be sure to read more about all the food and cider options in the press release below. This year’s participating cidermakers, who’ll bringing two to three ciders apiece, include:

12 Bridge Ciderworks
1859 Cider Co.
2 Towns Ciderhouse
Alter Ego Cider
Art + Science
Bad Granny
Bandon Rain
Bauman’s Cider
Cartlon Cyderworks
Dragon’s Head Cider
Finnriver Farm & Cidery
La Familia Cider
Locust Cider
Lucky Lab Applegate
McMenamins Edgefield
New West Cider
Oregon Mead & Cider Co.
Pear UP
Portland Cider Co.
Queen Orchard
Red Tank Cider Co.
Reveille Ciderworks
Runcible Cider Co.
Seattle Cider Co.
Spire Mountain Ciders/Fish Brewing
Square Mile Cider
Steelhead Cider
Stone Circle Cider
Swift Cider
Tieton Ciderworks
Tumalo CIder Co.
Whole Foods Market
Wildcraft Ciderworks
Woodbox Cider


General admission tickets cost $30, which includes a commemorative tasting glass and eight drink tickets. VIP tickets cost $50 and include a commemorative tasting glass, 12 drink tickets, one hour early admission (12pm to 1pm), specialty VIP only ciders, snacks, and access to the exclusive VIP Lounge presented by Square Mile Cider.

Most ciders cost one ticket per three-ounce taste, although some may cost more. Additional tasting tickets are available onsite for $1 apiece. Two food carts will be selling food, and a pop-up retail store will allow attendees to buy bottles and cans of their favorite ciders to take home. The event is for ages 21 and up.

Cider Rite of Spring 2018 is presented by the Northwest Cider Assn., and also serves as a fundraiser for the organization, which aims to bring cideries and cider lovers together to share knowledge, experience, and live the Northwest cider culture. The event is sponsored by Square Mile Cider, Whole Foods Market and FruitSmart. For more information, visit and follow @ciderriteofspring on social media, using hashtag #ciderriteofspring.


About Northwest Cider Association
Founded in 2010, the Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) brings cideries and cider lovers together to learn, experience and enjoy the Northwest cider culture. Representing more than 80 commercial cidermakers from throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia, the group is dedicated to supporting, promoting and growing its thriving industry. NWCA hosts cider-themed events, including Cider Rite of Spring, Summer Cider Day, and Cider Weeks in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. For more information, visit, or follow @nwcider on social media.

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