Portland Cider Company (Clackamas, Oregon) has officially announced the release of its seasonal fall favorite, Pumpkin Spice Cider.
Developed to be a “delicious tribute to the flavors of autumn”, Pumpkin Spice Cider is a “classic American semi-sweet apple cider . . . made with 100 percent freshly-pressed Northwest apples and a blend of the spices typically found in pumpkin pie: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and ginger.” Portland Cider Company may not include any actual pumpkin in this cider’s recipe, but that is nothing to worry about. With spices alone, Pumpkin Spice Cider (5.4% ABV) still has the ability to hit you will all the flavors found in your favorite pumpkin pie.
“Our Pumpkin Spice cider is our tribute to the flavors of autumn,” explained Portland Cider co-owner Lynda Parrish. “It features a stunning blend of apples and spices that will remind you of a cool, crisp fall morning.”
Pumpkin Spice Cider is available now and will be sticking around through November 2018. You can expect to find this Seasonal offering available in 22 oz. bottles and on draft at Portland Cider Co.’s two taproom locations and at cider-friendly establishments located within the cidery’s distribution area in Oregon and Washington. Prost!
Vital Information for Pumpkin Spice Cider from Portland Cider Company
Release – Seasonal, September – November 2018
Style – Hard Cider
ABV – 5.4%
Ingredients – Cinnamon, Clove, Allspice, Ginger, Nutmeg, Gala apples, Honeycrisp apples, Golden delicious apples & Fuji apples
Suggested Food Pairings – “Pairs well with pulled pork sandwiches, turkey, and apple pie.”
Availability – 22 oz. bottles & draft
Distribution – Oregon & Washington