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Ulster County

ABANDONED HARD CIDER

Producers, Ulster County

THE DUO BEHIND Abandoned Hard Cider forages apples from wild and abandoned orchards across the Hudson Valley for use in their blends. They craft refreshing dry ciders using a rich and exciting variety of apples as the foundation. Working with…

MERCHANT’S DAUGHTER CIDERWORKS

Producers, Ulster County

MERCHANT’S DAUGHTER is a small New York cider producer that sources heirloom apples from family-owned Hudson Valley orchards. They apply a winemaker’s approach to create award-winning blends that have a subtle balance, are immensely drinkable, and pair stunningly well with…

HUDSON VALLEY FARMHOUSE CIDER

Producers, Ulster County

HUDSON VALLEY FARMHOUSE CIDER was founded in 1996 by award-winning farmer, cider master, and “Grand Dame of Hudson Valley Cider” Elizabeth Ryan at her original orchard, Breezy Hill, near Rhinebeck, NY. In 2014, Ryan saved the beloved, 200-year-old Stone Ridge…

BAD SEED CIDER

Producers, Ulster County

IT’S THE KIND OF IDEA you get after a few drinks at the local pub. “Hey, let’s start a cider company!” Then it’s forgotten the next day. But Albert Wilklow and Devin Britton, two guys in Highland, NY, actually followed…

BROOKLYN CIDER HOUSE

Producers, Ulster County

IT ALL STARTED IN THE FOOTHILLS of Urnieta and Hernani in the Basque Country. Peter Yi, a wine buyer, took a break from tasting wines to visit a sagardotegi. It was a gastronomic experience like no other: simple, farm-fresh menus…

KETTLEBOROUGH CIDER HOUSE

Producers, Ulster County

KETTLEBOROUGH CIDER HOUSE originated on Dressel Farms in New Paltz, NY, and began producing small-batch hard cider in 2012. After graduating from Cornell in 2007, Tim Dressel originally intended to open a craft winery, and immediately began growing wine grapes….