Cider Riot!

Cider Riot! LLC is dedicated to producing high quality ciders from Cascadian grown apples. With tradition as our guide and
our roots firmly planted in the rich soils of our bioregion, our urban cidery will produce refreshing, flavorful ciders.

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Cider Riot! Events


August 2, 5pm. 1763 Release & Tap take over at Bushwacker Cider Portland, Oregon http://www.facebook.com/events/579420278844810/

August 15-17. Nano Beer Fest. Tigard, Oregon https://www.facebook.com/events/252150174973534/

September 5-6, Great Canadian Beer Festival, Victoria, British Columbia

Cider Styles


Core Lineup:

Burncider® Now In Bottleshops Around Portland & British Columbia - Dry Draught Cider 6.8% abv - Silver Medal winner in the Portland International Cider Cup 2014 - Inspired by the pub draught ciders of the English West Country, Burncider blends Oregon-grown traditional English cider apples, tart wild apples and dessert apples from Hood River. Just like Portland’s Old Main Drag™, this cider has a rich history and flavorful character.

Video
Wild and Free: The Urban Cider Renaissance
interview with Cider Riot! PSU's Center for Executive & Professional Education
Cider Commandos

Everybody PogoNOW ON TAP and BOTTLES Around Portland, Eugene, & British Columbia - Scroll the News Feeds for listings and Tasting Events - Hoppy Cider 6.7% abv- A refreshingly dry cider that’s got hops. Our roughcut tribute to football terraces and punk rock shows, dry and quenching with a hint of sweet apple flavor, as organically grown Goldings hops do the pogo dance across your taste buds. A distinctly Oregonian product, Everybody Pogo mates Hood River apples and Willamette Valley hops. Unfiltered and lightly carbonated.

Behind the Barricades™:

- Reserve Line
1763Joins us August 2 @ Bushwacker Cider for the Release of 1763 - Our tribute to those who stand up against the status quo, 1763 commemorates the year of the Cider Riots in the English West Country, when cider lovers rose up and overthrew the nefarious Prime Minister Bute who imposed a tax on cider. 1763 is inspired by the West Country ciders that warranted such passion. Yamhill County grown Yarlington Mill, Harry Masters Jersey, Dabinett, & Kingston Black apples lend robust tannins, and rich flavours to a cider that’s worth fighting for.

Seasonal offerings:

Hedgerow FruitsNOW ON TAP in McMinnville & Around Portland - Scroll the News Feeds for listings and Tasting Events.
Never Give an InchNOW ON TAP @ Saraveza & Around Portland - Scroll the News Feeds for listings and Tasting Events - Oregon Blackberry Cider 6.9% abv - A testament to determination, hard work, and downright cussedness, Never Give an Inch celebrates the spirit of Oregon. Invasive Himalaya blackberries run riot across the fencelines and fields all across western Oregon. Fire, chemical poisons, machetes, bulldozers, even goats can only beat back their inevitable advance, as they attempt to take over every square inch of cleared land. Luckily their fruits are delicious, juicy, and plentiful, spawning the phrase “as Cascadian as blackberry pie.”
In Never Give an Inch, Oregon blackberries and blackcurrants combine with Hood River and Yakima-grown apples create a tart dry cider with a fruity aroma.
Plastic PaddyBack Again in March 2015 - an Irish-style cider 6% abv - Plastic Paddy is a fun-loving easy drinking cider released in honor of the 2-litres (4.2 US pints) of Irish cider that Cider Riot! founder and cidermaker Abram Goldman-Armstrong enjoyed so much as a student at University College Cork. American dessert apples lack the characteristic tannins of European cider apples, so in order to replicate the flavor profile of a dry Irish cider, we use Barry’s Gold Blend tea from County Cork to infuse the cider with just enough tannins to balance the natural acids of the Hood River dessert apples used to make it.
Tabor Neighbor™ - a hyper-local urban cider made with apples grown in the North Tabor, Montavilla, and the Mount Tabor neighborhoods of Portland, Oregon. Cider Riot! will involve the community with events such as pressing days for the Tabor Neighbor™ blend, and a traditional English wassail in January.

Blue Oak Specials™

- Hyper limited release small batch ciders.
Meyer Lemon Cider - Super Limited Release on Draft - Try it at the Cider Summit June 20-21, 2014.
Urban Bounty Raspberry Cider™ - Available Late July 2014 - A dry cider made with freshly picked spray free Sauvie's Island raspberries.


The Process

Cider Riot! is an urban cidery located in a detached garage off East Burnside Street in Portland's North Tabor neighborhood dedicated to the production of dry ciders. We use a variety of apples grown in Cascadia, including rare English and French cider variety apples, wild apples from Yamhill County, Oregon, and dessert apples from the Yakima and Hood River Valleys. Contact Cider Riot! if interested in investing.

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