List of cider brands

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Draught glass of Thatchers Cider

This is a list of cider brands. Cider is an alcoholic beverage made exclusively from the juice of apples, although most commercial ciders have very little apple content and tend to be mostly made up of water and chemicals, including artificial sweeteners like aspartame. Any apple content normally comes from a minimal mix of apple concentrate syrup, and not the freshly picked, ripe fruit often depicted on clever marketing campaigns. Craft cider makers claim this mass-produced drink isn't actually cider at all because of this production process. This list does not include perry, which is a similar alcoholic beverage made from pear varieties.[1]

Magners Cider
Somersby Cider
Strongbow Cider

Operational brands[edit]

List of operational cider brands
Name Town Country Notes
Ace Cider Sebastopol, California USA
Angry Orchard Walden, New York USA
Arsenal Cider House Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
Aspall Cider Debenham United Kingdom
Bantam Cider Somerville, Massachusetts USA
Black Star Bedford United Kingdom
Blackthorn Cider Shepton Mallet United Kingdom Constellation Europe
Bold Rock Hard Cider Nellysford, Virginia USA
Brothers Cider Shepton Mallet, Somerset United Kingdom British makers of Pear Cider
H. P. Bulmer Hereford, Herefordshire United Kingdom British makers of Scrumpy Jack, Strongbow, Strongbow Sirrus, Woodpecker, White Lightning, Pomagne and Bulmers Original
Bulmers Clonmel, South Tipperary Ireland Marketed as Magners outside Ireland
Burrow Hill Cider Martock, Somerset United Kingdom
Carling Cider London, Ontario Canada
Ciderboys Stevens Point, Wisconsin USA
Crispin Cider Colfax, California USA
Downeast Cider House Boston, Massachusetts [[USA
Fizz Iisalmi Finland Finnish cider made by Olvi
Fox Barrel Cider Colfax, California USA Pear cider brand, purchased by Crispin Hard Cider Company
Frosty Jack Cider Aston, Birmingham United Kingdom
Gaymer Cider Company United Kingdom Producers of a number of brands including Gaymer's Olde English Cider, Blackthorn, K, White Star, Diamond White
Harpoon Brewery Windsor, Vermont and Boston, Massachusetts USA Makers of Cider Jack
Herrljunga Cider Sweden
K Cider Bath United Kingdom
Kingstone Press Cider United Kingdom
Kopparbergs Sweden
Magners Irish Cider (see Bulmers) Ireland
Merrydown East Sussex United Kingdom
Monteiths Crushed Apple Cider New Zealand Locally made by Dominion Breweries
Old Rosie Much Marcle, Herefordshire United Kingdom Made by Weston's Cider
Pomagne produced by Bulmers United Kingdom
Rekorderlig Cider Vimmerby Sweden
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster, North Yorkshire United Kingdom
Savanna Dry South Africa
Schneewittchen Cidre Martinsmoos, Black Forest Germany
Scrumpy Jack by Bulmer United Kingdom
Somersby cider Copenhagen Denmark Made by Carlsberg Group
Stella Artois cidre brand Belgium Belgian Brewer,
marketed as a Belgian style cider.
Strongbow cider Hereford, United Kingdom Made by H.P. Bulmer
Superstition Meadery Prescott, Arizona USA Producer of the top user rated cider on RateBeer, the Blueberry Spaceship Box
Taunton Cider Company Churchstanton, Somerset UK
Thatchers Cider Somerset United Kingdom
Three Hammers, made by Devon Cider Company Tiverton, Devon United Kingdom
White Star Somerset United Kingdom
Woodchuck Hard Cider Middlebury, Vermont USA Owned by C&C Group
Woodpecker Cider Herefordshire United Kingdom

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