The popularity of cider as a beer alternative has exploded in recent years. So we asked our readers to vote for the best cideries, and here are the top 7 winners.
With minimal intervention, Milk & Honey produces dry, aromatic, and tannic ciders created from heirloom and traditional apple cultivars.
With flavors like fresh lemon and ginger, peach and habanero, cactus flower, and hopped apricot, this Swiss-inspired cidery in Denver offers a core lineup of six ciders.
Aside from Diskin's core cider lineup, the company also offers a pineapple cider and a cider infused with Southern tea.
In Atlanta's first cidery, apples are harvested and pressed by hand, fermented with specially selected yeasts, and aged.
Apples, yeast, and other real ingredients make the ciders at North Country Hard Cider slightly sweet, slightly tart, and perfectly drinkable.
Downtown Mesa's Cidery and Taproom serves creative cider flavors like apricot and black tea or blueberry with cassia bark.
Among the 20 rotating taps in The Cider House are One Tree's fruity huckleberry, lemon basil, strawberry kiwi, and Staycation (mango and pineapple) hard ciders.