Cider Summit Portland Announces the 2019 Cider List

Cider Summit Portland glass at The Fields Park. (photo by BREWPUBLIC)
Cider Summit Portland glass at The Fields Park. (photo by BREWPUBLIC)

Nine years in, Cider Summit Portland returns to the Rose City from June 21-22, 2019 to Portland’s Pearl District inside The Fields Park. Advance tickets are currently on sale and its best to purchase by June 20th to receive the best value available!

Organized by one of the region’s largest cider proponents, Alan Shapiro, the 2019 edition of Cider Summit Portland will bring together nearly 200 craft ciders. Plus, there will be 12 new cider producers pouring for the first time at Cider Summit Portland.

The 9th Annual Cider Summit Portland is Oregon’s largest cider tasting festival and is part of the opening weekend of 2019 Oregon Cider Week that takes place from June 20-30, 2019. Event hours for Cider Summit PDX are Friday, June 21, from 3pm to 8pm (a VIP session allows early entry at 2pm); and Saturday, June 22, from Noon to 5pm. The last pour is 15 minutes prior to the close of each session.

In addition to cider tasting, Cider Summit Portland will also feature a number of food vendors, including an exclusive Oregon Cider Week Donut by Blue Star Donuts; a dog lounge; live music; a heritage cider pavilion showcasing traditional cider making from the orchard; a cider cocktail lounge; and an on-site retail store featuring select cider bottles and cans to go.

image courtesy of Cider Summit

Several of the cidermakers will also participate in the 5th annual Oregon Fruit Products Fruit Cider Challenge, creating specialty pilot batch fruit ciders using Oregon Fruit Products puree; attendees vote on their favorite ciders via text, and the winners are announced at the conclusion of the event on Saturday.

Event tickets are on sale now at www.cidersummit.com. General admission tickets include a souvenir tasting glass and 12 tasting tickets and cost $30 if purchased prior to the end of day on June 20; and $35 at the gate. VIP tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, 16 tasting tickets, and one-hour early admission on opening day and cost $40 if purchased before end of day on June 20; quantities are limited and VIP tickets may not be purchased at the gate. Designated driver tickets are available for $5 only at the gate and include a bottle of water. Minors are not allowed at the festival.

Cider samples cost one ticket for a taste, with additional tasting tickets available onsite. All tickets allow reentry on Friday and Saturday with an attached wristband and the current year’s tasting glass.

2019 Cider Summit Portland PDX

2019 Selections
(Please note: some items may change or not be available)

Table 1
12 Bridge Ciderworks – Oregon City, OR  Est. 2017
Tilikum Tropic Thunder Passionfruit-Blueberry
Ross Island Sangria
Broadway Cran-Pom
Sidra de Mayo (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 2
2 Towns Ciderhouse – Corvallis, OR  Est. 2010
La Mure
Camp Clementine
Pearadise
Pommeau

Table 3
Avid Cider Company – Bend, OR  Est. 2013
Apricot
Blackberry
Watermelon Rhubarb
Pearl 75 Cider Cocktail
Apricot Smash Cider Cocktail
Mad Melon Margarita Cider Cocktail

Table 4
Angry Orchard – Walden, NY  Est. 2011
Unfiltered
Edu (Spanish Inspired)
Newtown Pippin (Single Varietal)

Table 5
^5 Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2016
Strawbassarous Hop
Oops, I did it again
Mystery Cider
Mangotini (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 6
10 Barrel Brewing Co. – Bend, OR Est. 2006
Soft Core Hard Cider

Table 7
Alter Ego Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2014
Camellia Noir
Strawberry Lime Gose
Guardian Angel
Strawberry Rhubarb (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 8
Anthem Cider – Salem, OR Est. 2010
Anthem Watermelon
Woven Blackberry Pear
Blind Tiger Bourbon barrel-aged

Table 9a
Aspall Cyderhouse – Suffolk, Eng.  Est. 1728
Aspall Dry
Aspall Peronelle’s Blush
Aspall Imperial

Table 9b
E.Z. Orchards – Salem, OR  Est. 2009
Hawk Haus Cider
Roman Beauty
Semi-dry
Poire

Table 10
Bad Granny Hard Cider – Entiat, WA  Est. 2016
Rainier Cherry
Pear
Mango-Grapefruit (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 11
Locust Cider – Woodinville, WA  Est. 2015
Watermelon
Dark Cherry
Original Dry

Table 12
Portland Cider – Clackamas, OR  Est. 2012
Pineapple Rose’
Passion Fruit
Perfect 10
Rum Crush (Fruit Cider Challenge)

 Table 13
Schilling Cider – Auburn, WA  Est. 2012
Excelsior
Grapefruit and Chill
Rose’ Vacay
Imperial Pink Guava (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 14
Seattle Cider Co. – Seattle, WA  Est. 2013
Cider Summit Reserve Collaboration
Pineapple Agave
Gravenstein Rose’
Perry

Table 15
S&H Brands – England & Germany
Caple Road Cider
Bembel Pur Apfelwein
Bembel Kirsch

Table 16
Bandon Rain – Bandon, OR  Est. 2016
Cran Pineapple Breeze
Cranberry Squall
Blackberry Gust

Table 17
Blossom Barn Cidery – Grants Pass, OR Est. 2018
Rogue Valley Perry
Rosehip Perry

Table 18
Bull Run Cider – Forest Grove, OR  Est. 2010
Strawberry Fields
Watershed Perry
Imperial Marionberry
TBD (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 19
Cider Riot! – Portland, OR  Est. 2013
1763 Revolutionary West Country
Cucumber Quencher
Everyday Passionfruit
Keys to Your Heart – Guava/Key Lime (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 20
Ciders of Spain – Portland, OR  Est. 2012
Good Clean Funk
Pretty Dry Perry
Apple Blossom Buzz
Fanjul Sidra Natural

Table 21
d’s Wicked – Kennewick, WA  Est. 2009
Baked Apple
Green Apple

Table 22
Daidala Ciders – Asheville, NC Est. 2017
Physical Graffiti – Kiwi Gose
Mandarina Sangria
Cascadian Twang – Graperfruit Citrus
Peaches and Guacamole (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 23
Double Mountain – Hood River, OR Est. 2016
Dry Cider
Arkansas Black
Perry

Table 24
Goat Rock Cider – Healdsburg, CA Est. 2018
Gravenstein
Hopped
Rose’

Table 25
Happy Valley Ciderworks – Happy Valley, OR Est. 2018
Sunnyside Hopped Blood Orange
Blackberry Mojito
OMG (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 26
Incline Cider Co. – Auburn, WA  Est. 2015
Compass Rose’
Lemongrass
White Peach

Table 27
Jester & Judge – Stevenson, WA  Est. 2015
Sharp Cherry
Pineapple Express
Blueberry Lemon

Table 28
La Familia Hard Cider – Salem, OR  Est. 2017
Jamaica Hibiscus Semi Sweet
Tamarindo Sweet & Tart
Guayaba Guava

Table 29
Longdrop Cider – Peshastin, WA Est. 2014
Northwest Apple
Sour Cherry
Vanilla Honey

Table 30
D&V International / Miloslawski
Perry Miloslawski
Cydr Miloslawski

Table 31
New West Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2014
Faith
True Love
Lemonade
Strawberry Shortcake (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 32
Reverend Nat’s – Portland, OR  Est. 2011
Viva la Pineapple
Saint Citron
Sacrilege Sour Cherry
Strawberry Passion (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 33
Pear Up – E. Wenatchee, WA  Est. 2013
Watermelon Pear
Grapefruit Pear
Ginger Pear
Perry w/Cherry on Top (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 34
Square Mile Cider Co. – Portland, OR  Est. 2013
Original Apple Cider
Rose’ Apple Cider
Sparkling Pear Cider

Table 35
Swift Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2014
Hard Apple
Pineapple Hop
Strawberry
Ghost Pepper Pineapple Mango (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 36
1859 Cider Co. – Salem, OR  Est. 2016
Desert Botanical
Pinata
Quince

Table 37
Washington Gold Cider – Chelan, WA Est. 2010
NW Raspberry
Golden Delicious
Spiced Cider

Table 38
Wild Country Hard Cider – Hermiston, OR Est. 2019
Triple Berry Rose’

Table 39
Tieton Cider Works – Yakima, WA  Est. 2008
Organic Apple
Apricot
Bourbon Peach

Table 40
Ulee’s Light Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2016
Ulee’s Dry Light Cider
Ulee’s Citra Light Cider
Ulee’s Bing Cherry Light Cider

Table 41
Wildcraft Cider Works – Eugene, OR   Est.  2014
Elderflower Quince
Whisky Barrel Aged Aronia
Rome Beauty
Pommeau

Table 42
Blue Star Donuts – Portland, OR
Bauman’s Loganberry Cider Collaboration

Table 43
Bauman’s Cider – Gervais, OR  Est. 2015
All The Berries
The Old Mule
Mountain Rose Single Varietal
Kir Royale (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 44
Tumalo Cider Co. – Bend, OR  Est. 2015
Prickly Passion
Huckleberry Lemon

Table 45
Virtue Cider – Fennville, MI Est. 2011
Rose’
Washington Cherry
Mezzo Spritz

~ Heritage Cider Pavilion – Tables 46-53 ~

Table 46
Baird & Dewar Farmhouse Cider – Portland, OR  Est. 2012
Constitution
Farmhouse
Silvestra
Kriek Sour Cherry/Raspberry Double Barrel (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 47
Dragon’s Head Cider – Vashon, WA  Est. 2011
Heritage Cider
Heritage Rose’ Cider
Perry

Table 48
Liberty Ciderworks – Spokane, WA  Est. 2013
Spokane Scrumpy
Winesap Single Varietal
English Style

Table 49
Sea Cider – Saanichton, BC  Est. 2007
Prohibition Rum Barrel
Bittersweet Semi-Dry
Ruby Rose’

Table 50
Seven Seeds Seidr – Forest Grove, OR Est. 2019
Caledfwlch
Carreg Brutus

Table 51
Wandering Aengus Ciderworks – Salem, OR  Est. 2005
Calville D’Blanc
Wickson Crab Apple
Byrd – Wild Ferment

Table 52
Winesellers, Ltd.  Est. 1977
Dunkertons Black Fox Organic
Dunkertons Organic Perry
Le Brun Cidre de Bretagne Brut
Le Brun Poire Cidre de Bretagne

Table 53
Woodbox Cider Company – Portland, OR  Est. 2016
Americana – Sidra
Cuvee Estate Reserve Dry
Double Barrel Ice Cider

Table 54
Samuel Smith’s Brewery – Tadcaster, England  Est. 1758
Organic Cider
Organic Perry
Black Velvet Cider Cocktail

Table 55
Eden Specialty Ciders – Newport, VT Est. 2008
Heritage Canned Cider
Brut Nature
Imperial Rose’
Heirloom Ice Cider
Orleans Bitter

Table 56
Finnriver Farm & Cidery – Chimacum, WA  Est. 2008
Golden Russet
Habanero Cider
Lavender Black Currant
Chai Spice Brandywine

Table 57
McMenamins Edgefield – Troutdale, OR Est. 1992
2016 Edgefield Estate Cider
Apricot Black Tea Cider
Blueberry Peach Cider
Strawberry Rhubarb Cider (Fruit Cider Challenge)
Aval Pota Apple Whiskey

Table 58
Copper & Kings American Brandy – Louisville, KY Est. 2014
American Craft Brandy
Floodwall Apple Brandy
Destillare Orange Curacao
American Dry Apple Gin

Table 59
Domaine du Coquerel – Normandie, France Est. 1937
Calvados Fine
Calvados Cocktail

Table 60
J. Seeds Cider Whiskey – Fairfield, CA
Apple Cider Whiskey
Apple Mule Cocktail
Apple Cranberry Press

Table 61
Author Mead Co. – Vancouver, WA  Est. 2017
Raspberry Draft Mead
Rose’ Draft Mead
Peach Draft Mead
Black Currant Sour Draft Mead (Fruit Cider Challenge)

Table 62
Nectar Creek Mead – Philomath, OR Est. 2012
Nectarade – Lemon/Lime
Sting – Ginger
Blackberry Session Mead with Pinot Oak
Guava Session Mead with Pinot Oak (Fruit Cider Challenge)

image courtesy of Cider Summit PDX

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1099 NW Overton St.
Portland, OR 97209

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