Cider Cocktails created by Jennie Dorsey

Grapefruit & Sage Cidermosa Fill glass 3/4 with your favorite dry acid forward sparkling cider Shake and strain on top: 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice 1 oz. sage infused simple syrup 3 dashes bitters Garnish with grapefruit and sage Red Berry Refresher Shake and strain over fresh ice: Juice from 1/2 lemon 1 Tbsp strawberry…

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ACA Members Raise Over $7000 for Berryland Cidery

The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that events hosted by ACA members raised over $7000 to help support the efforts of Berryland Cidery to rebuild.  Berryland Cidery is an award-winning Ukrainian cidery, fruit winery and meadery located near Kyiv. In March 2022 Berryland was bombed beyond recognition by Russian troops. Berryland’s owner and…

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ACA Welcomes 9 New Certified Pommeliers™

ACA Welcomes 9 New Certified Pommeliers™ to the Ranks of Cider Experts The American Cider Association is pleased to announce that nine people passed the Certified Pommelier™ exam taken in February at CiderCon® 2022 in Richmond, Virginia. Newly Certified Pommeliers™ are: Matthew Ostrander of Ibantik Craft Beverages (UT), Dan Schreffler of Space Time Mead and…

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Open That Cider Bottle February 26

Open a special bottle of cider this Saturday, February 26, 2022! This Saturday, February 26 is Open That Bottle Night. Open That Bottle Night was started back in the year 2000 by two Wall Street Journal columnists, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher. Held on the last Saturday in February of each year, this day…

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Cider Production Survey

Please fill out the 2021 Cider Production Survey! The American Cider Association would appreciate your help in aggregating production information for U.S. cideries for 2021. We collect this information in order to help advocate for cidermakers with Congress, the media, and buyers. This survey will take about 20 minutes to complete. This survey is being…

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Urge Congress to Replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

While we appreciate Congressional support for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, it is clear that cideries and others in the hospitality industry are still in need of additional support. Submitted claims far outstripped what was provided in March 2021 by approximately $50 billion. Refilling the RRF is an important step in the hospitality industry’s recovery from…

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