The Cascadian Cider season kicks off once again when Cider Rite of Spring returns to Portland, Oregon. Named the best NW Cider Festival By SIP Northwest Magazine, Cider Rite Of Spring will change things up a bit in 2017 with a new venue. This year’s Cider Rite of Spring will be held at The Evergreen In Portland, Oregon on March 25th from Noon until 6:00pm.
Cider Rite of Spring is an annual cider festival from the Northwest Cider Association that celebrates the blossoming Northwest Cider industry. Featuring nearly 100 unique ciders served by 30 different cidermakers, Cider Rite of Spring will satisfy both longtime and new cider fans.
Participating cideries include: ^5 Cider, 1859 Cider Co., 2 Towns Cider House, 7Bev Corp., Alter Ego Cider, Baird & Dewar Farmhouse, Bandon Rain, Bauman’s Cider, Bull Run Cider, Cider Riot!, Dragon’s Head Cider, Elk Horn Brewery & Cider House, Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Locust Cider, McMenamins Edgefield, New West Cider, Pear UP, Portland Cider Co., Red Tank Cider, Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider, Runcible Cider Co., Schilling Cider, Seattle Cider Co., Snowdrift Cider Co., Spire Mountain Ciders, Square Mile Cider, Steelhead Cider, Swift Cider, Tieton Cider Works, Tumalo Cider Co., and Woodbox Cider.
Attendees must be 21 years old and will receive a glass and tasting tickets. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS that begin at $25.00 ($27.54 after fees).
Food will be available for purchase from Wasabi Sushi! A pop-up retail store will give attendees the chance to buy their favorite ciders from the event to take home.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 25 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 the archives of Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @hopapalooza.