Welcome to Urban Orchard Cider

Please check our Contact Us page for special holiday hours!

Urban Orchard Cider Company is a local, family-owned hard cider production company and tasting room located in West Asheville, North Carolina.  One of only a handful of “True Cider Bars” in the nation, our taproom and bar provides: house made and extremely delicious craft hard apple cider, guest bottles of hard cider, local beer, wine, and gluten-free/dairy-free snacks.  Guests can always expect to find our three flagship hard apple ciders on tap with a rotating “Series” options, totaling eight or more; all Urban Orchard Ciders are naturally gluten-free.  For those who don’t want to drink their cider on an empty stomach, Urban Orchard’s tasting room offers snack options such as meat & cheese plates, bruschetta, a variety of dips and baked goods from local purveyors.  Come check us out!

(Photography Credits: Jeff Anderson)


    • On Tap

      All Urban Orchard Ciders are aged at a minimum of one year, crafted from Hendersonville NC apples and utilize a variety of yeasts to give each cider a unique flavor profile.

    • Fruit Salad

      Dry  |  A wild fermentation of apple juice, Cedar Grove organic blueberry juice, and hand-pressed watermelon juice cold fermented and finished off with a champagne yeast.  Funky, dry and fruity with some residual sweetness.  |  5.5% ABV

    • Sidra Del Diablo

      Semi-Sweet | Fresh habanero & vanilla, creeper spice | 6.0% ABV

    • Ginger Campaign

      Semi-Dry | Effervescent, infused w/ ginger, crisp | 6.5% ABV

    • Sweet English

      Semi-Sweet | Traditional, unfiltered, all apple | 6.0% ABV

    • Dry Ridge

      Semi-Dry | Green apple and tropical fruit notes | 6.5% ABV

    • Sunglasses at Night

      Semi-sweet | Strawberry and fresh basil infusion | Fruity and delicious| 6.0% ABV

    • Hopped

      Bone Dry | Dry hopped with Falconers Flight and Sorachi Ace pellets.  Tart | 6.9% ABV

    • Forbidden Fruit

      Dry |  Straight up juice and yeast!  This cider is fermented with a Forbidden Fruit Yeast which produces spicy phenolics balanced with a smooth apple flavor and a lemony finish. | 6.9% ABV

    • Kalikimaka - RELEASED FRIDAY OCT. 21st

      Semi-Sweet | Holiday seasonal, infused w/ cranberry, bold & tart, beautiful red hue | 6.0% ABV| "Mele Kalikimaka" means Merry Christmas in Hawaiian

3 Year Anniversary Celebration and Halloween Party!

Saturday, October 28th
7pm - 1am @ Urban Orchard

"Fire Flights" with Smokin' J's hot peppers
Hot Dog Bar
DJ malinalli
Surprise Entertainment


Customer Appreciation!

Election Day!
Tuesday, November 8th
-Free Urban Orchard pint glass with "I Voted" sticker (all day)
-Live Music with Billy Litz
-Cidery tours


Taste of Asheville

The Venue, Downtown
Thursday, November 17th

The 2016 Taste of Asheville, presented by Mission Health and Asheville Independent Restaurant Association, will bring together over 40 of Asheville’s best chefs, wines, and local beer and cider, for tastings and samplings of old favorites and new creations.