Portland’s premiere bottle shop Belmont Station gets in on the action for Oregon Cider Week this week. This week The Station will host tastings from 2 Towns Ciderhouse on Monday, Art + Science Cider on Tuesday and an assortment of cider from Northwest Cider Brokers on Thursday.
All of the tastings will take place from 5:00-8:00pm and are free to customers 21 years of age or older.
Here’s a breakdown on all three Oregon Cider Week events at Belmont Station.
2 Towns Ciderhouse Tasting and Cider Showcase Monday, June 19 – 5:00-8:00pm
Ashley from 2 Towns Ciderhouse will be at Belmont Station offering tastings on Monday evening.
The Bad Apple – Imperial Hard Cider
Cherried Away – Cherry Hard Cider
Hop & Stalk – Crimson Red rhubarb & Citra hops
Prickle Me Pink – Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit & Watermelon
Ginja Ninja – Ginger Cider
Afton Fields – Crab and heirloom apples ~ Fermented with wild yeast strains ~ Aged in oak barrels
BrightCider – Exclusively Newtown Pippin Cider – (In CANS!)
Made Marion – Marion Blackberry Cider – (In CANS!)
OutCider – Unfiltered Cider – (In CANS!)
Caught in The Act – Unfiltered Apricot Cider – (NEW In CANS!)
There will also be a special cider on draft next door in the Biercafé.
Art + Science Cider Tasting Tuesday, June 20 – 5:00-8:00pm
Located in the Willamette Valley the husband-wife team Dan Rinke (the ‘science’) and Kim Hamblin, (the ‘art’) make some truly unique ciders with some truly unique ingredients. Kim will be sampling their amazing ciders and talking about her great art work that graces each bottle.
Humble Cider – Homestead Apple Cider
Humble Perry – Locally Foraged Pear Cider
Tiny Apples – Oak Aged Crab Apple Cider
Symbiosis – Co-fermented, Oak aged Grape & Apple Cider
Quince – 100% Quince Cider
The Humble Perry will also be on draft in the Biercafé.
Northwest Cider Brokers Cider Showcase Thursday, June 22 – 5:00-8:00pm
Northwest Cider Brokers: will facilitate your own customized journey featuring an array of amazing ciders spanning different cider styles from a wide selection of cider makers. Not sure what to look for in a cider? This is the place to start your own path of discovery!
Featuring ciders from Carlton Cyderworks, Baird & Dewar Farmhouse Cider, Swift Cider, Wildcraft Cider Works, and Bauman’s Cider Co.
Belmont Station 4500 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97215
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.