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HOW IT WORKS

It begins in the orchard 

Our cidermakers start with true cider apples and heirloom varieties. With a focus on fruit that delivers rich, round tannins and lively acids—qualities that make fine cider stand out. The makers press these apples into a pomace that gives like a grape and ferments like wine. Through careful attention and exacting skill, they make extraordinary cider that lets that fruit shine through.

Then we lend a hand

Wine Spectator reports that “there are more than 500 cider producers in the US today, but many don't have distribution outside their local area.” That's where CIDRBOX comes in: Each month we travel to the orchard of a single, distinctive American heritage cidermaker, where we pack their rare and hard-to-find cider and ship it directly to you. 

Now it’s your turn: To open, share and enjoy

“The pleasures of orchard-based cider are akin to the pleasures of a good, grower-based wine,” says Steve Wood, orchardist and Farnum Hill cidermaker. We agree. Take your time. Enjoy this cider like fine wine. Share with friends and experience everything cider can be. You'll taste the finer side of cider when you subscribe to CIDRBOX »

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JUST SHIPPED: Our March CIDRBOX was curated by Alpenfire Cider in Port Townsend, Washington and shipped direct from their organic orchard and cidery on the Olympic Peninsula • We will announce our April cidermaker soon: Let us know if you'd like to receive an update by email »

"Cider is a drink that has all the complexity of wine with the thirst-quenching drinkability of beer.” —Bon Appétit Magazine

"And as for the Cidrbox experience, I could not be happier! The ciders were packed securely, shipped promptly, presented contextually, and best all well chosen." —Along Came a Cider reviews CIDRBOX »


WHY SUBSCRIBE TO CIDRBOX?


PLACE. Each bottle we ship tells the story of the place where it was made: Of the tree that produced the apples. Of the soil that made it unique. Winemakers call it terroir—we call it great cider


PEOPLE. Each box introduces you to a cidermaker who is a credit to the craft of hard cidermaking in America, and every Cider Session we share brings you closer to their craft. Your CIDRBOX includes their best work: An assortment of beautifully balanced ciders, ranging from dry to semi-sweet, that rival fine wine and complement your table


PLANET. We ship CIDRBOX once a month, by design. Why? To use fewer fossil fuels and limit the impact on our small producers. This is cider worth waiting for—and keeping it green means that we can keep it coming




The cider was amazing! As a certified sommelier I was excited about your product and think it is an incredible pairing for lots of cuisine! —Stephen F.

Foggy Ridge Cider  •  Dugspur, VA  •  Featured February 2017 »

The Windfall hard cider was fantastic! —Jake C.

Windfall Orchard  •  Cornwall, Vermont  •  Featured January 2017 »

We absolutely LOVED the Cidrbox from Eden. —Nicole M.

Eden Specialty Ciders • Newport, Vermont • Featured December 2016 »





Where we ship

We want to share CIDRBOX ciders with the world, but US laws for shipping alcohol mean that we can only ship to a handful of states at this time. Those states include: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington DC, Washington State, and Wisconsin

MARCH UPDATE

During the month of March we can support one-time cidrbox shipments to the following states (in addition to the ones above): Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming

Want CIDRBOX in your state?

Share your email below and we'll drop you a line as we bring new states online and champion friendlier cider-shipping laws in the US. And please: Tell your friends in the friendly states about CIDRBOX! (Who knows? Maybe they'll share.)







CIDRBOX is proud to support the American Farmland Trust in their mission to save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices and keeping farmers on the land. A donation is made to the American Farmland Trust for every CIDRBOX sold.