Welcome to Urban Orchard Cider

Starting on Labor Day we will be open at Noon daily and serving lunch!

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  |  Apple juice, Cedar Grove organic blueberry juice, and hand-pressed watermelon juice cold fermented with a champagne yeast.  |  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

Asheville Vegan Fest 2016

YMI Cultural Center, Block Off Biltmore & Pack Square
-Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 10th, 11th & 12th
-Brother Wolf event to celebrate Asheville as leader in vegan-friendly community
-More than 100 vegan vendors


July 4th Special Release

U.O. Cider Bar
-Monday, July 4th from 5:30pm - 8pm
-Freshly pressed Watermelon & Mint cider release
-Old Time Live Music @ 7PM

Shine Light on Lyme, Benefit for Melina

Urban Orchard Cider Co.
-Sunday, July 10th
-Raffles and Blind Auction
-VIP Speakers

RiverLink River Music

River Arts District RiverLink Park
-Friday, September 9th @ 5pm - 9pm
-2nd to last chance to catch music on the River for the year