Portland Cider Co. Continues Small Batch Series with Release of Pumpkin Spice

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


Portland Cider Co. Kicks Off New Small Batch Series with Release of Crangerine

Crangerine19Portland Cider Company (Clackamas, Oregon) has officially announced that it will launch its new Small Batch Series with the early October release of Crangerine.

Arriving as the first offering in the “cider maker’s dream line” of Small Batch releases, Crangerine is a “medium sweet” Hard Cider “highlighting delightfully tart and juicy tangerines complemented by fruity Oregon-grown cranberries.” Crimson in color and just 5.1% ABV, Crangerine is “perfect for food pairings and any occasion” this holiday season.

“The small batch series will let us experiment with some really fun flavors & styles, so we’re excited,” said Deron Davenport, Head Cider Maker for Portland Cider Co. “It gives us the chance to introduce great new ciders more frequently, to go along with our core line & seasonals, to give cider lovers more of what they love.”

Crangerine will officially debut on October 9 and is scheduled to hang around through the holiday season.  You can expect to find this new Small Batch release available in 19.2 oz. cans and on draft at “either of [Portland Cider Co.’s] two taprooms, as well as at specialty bottle shops and independent grocery stores, plus some Fred Meyers and Safeways, in the Portland Metropolitan area.”  Prost!

Vital Information for Crangerine from Portland Cider Co.

Release – Limited/Small Batch Series; October 9, 2019
Style – Hard Cider
ABV – 5.1%
Ingredients – Oregon cranberries, NW tangerines, Fuji apples, Pink Lady apples, Gala apples, Honeycrisp apples & Golden Delicious apples
Fun Fact – “Portland Cider Co. plans to release four to five more ciders within the Small Batch Series in 2020, starting in January with a canned release of its Blueberry Bourbon Basil collaboration cider with Blue Star Donuts.”
Suggested Food Pairings – “Roasted turkey, brie, pumpkin pie, salty ham, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables”
Availability – 19.2 oz. cans & draft
Cider Finder – https://www.portlandcider.com/cider-finder

Crangerine pint & 19.2 can