Portland Cider Company (Clackamas, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Seasonal Release of Pumpkin Spice on September 10, 2020.
Back by popular demand after a one-year hiatus, Pumpkin Spice has returned to act as the fourth release in Portland Cider Company’s Small Batch Series of experimental ciders. This Seasonal favorite is a Hard Cider featuring additions of “cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice and ginger to 100% freshly-pressed Northwest apples to create this classic fall blend.” Coming in at 5.8% ABV, Pumpkin Spice “is a medium-sweet tribute to the flavors of autumn.”
“We’re thrilled to bring Pumpkin Spice back to our seasonal line-up this fall,” said co-owner Lynda Parrish. “This cider has a special place in our heart, as one of our first seasonal releases and having earned two gold medals in renowned cider competitions.”
Pumpkin Spice will officially release on September 10 and will hang around through October 2020. You can expect to find this Seasonal offering available in 19.2 oz. “proper pint” cans and on draft at Portland Cider Company’s two taprooms and at select cider-friendly establishments located in Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Northern California. Prost!
Vital Information for Pumpkin Spice from Portland Cider Company
Release – Seasonal/Small Batch Series; September – October 2020
Style – Hard Cider
ABV – 5.8%
Fruits & Spices – Northwest apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice & ginger
Fun Fact – “In 2017, when Pumpkin Spice was originally released in a 22-ounce bottle, it took the gold medal in both the U.S. Open Cider Championships and annual Cidercraft Awards in the spiced cider category.”
Suggested Pairings – “Apple Pork Chops, Cinnamon sugar doughnuts, Gingerbread cookies, Roasted sweet potatoes”
Availability – 19.2 oz. cans & draft
Cider Finder – https://www.portlandcider.com/cider-finder