Bar and Tap Room in Asheville NC

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ASHEVILLE, N.C.— Western North Carolina is quickly becoming a cider hub thanks in part to Henderson County’s rank as the top apple-producing county in North Carolina and the seventh-largest in the United States overall. About 150 orchards call the Hendersonville area home, and the abundance and variety of apples in the area feed the growth of ... [Read more]

In the artsy/boho/historic neighborhood of West Asheville (i.e., West Asheville is roughly analogous to East Nashville, and well worth a side trip). Billed as “one of only a handful of True Cider Bars in the nation”, they serve up craft ciders in a fascinating range of flavors – dry, sweet or sour, and brewed or ... [Read more]

#1 Urban Orchard Cider Co.   West Asheville’s family-owned Urban Orchard Cidery serves no less than eight of their distinct cider styles on tap at any time in a tap room located just above the production floor. Sourcing apples from orchards in nearby Hendersonville, the Urban Orchard crew has experimented with nearly 50 distinct recipes ... [Read more]

We’re back with an early summer installment of our exploration of women in cider. Recently, we hit the pavement and discovered two more rock stars of the cider world: Josie Mielke, co-owner and head cider maker at Urban Orchard Cider Co. in Asheville, North Carolina, and Misty Stallard, “head cideress” (as she calls herself) at ... [Read more]

  WLOS — ASHEVILLE, N.C. A partnership between one of western North Carolina's biggest industries and one of its biggest advocates joins together just in time for Sexual Assault Awareness month.   During the month of April, 13 breweries who are part of the Asheville Brewers Alliance will donate $1 for each pint sold to ... [Read more]

    The gluten-free aspect of cider is important to many consumers, said Leah McGrath, dietician for the Ingles stores. "There has been a huge increase in the awareness of gluten-free products." Some consumers "feel safe having something like a hard cider as an alternative to a beer."   Among them are Josie Mielke, owner ... [Read more]

As the summer continues to heat up, maybe you’re looking for some place to cool down and find a refreshing drink. Vanessa de la Vina gives us a look at The Urban Orchard Cider Co. in Asheville. They’re having a huge 2-year anniversary party on October 31st complete with live entertainment and lots of fun. ... [Read more]

  Special Report Video: The New Brew A new type of brew is growing roots in the mountains, and it may be even more at home than beer. Cider is the fastest-growing sector of the alcoholic beverage market, according to numerous industry reports. And the large, mass-marketed cider producers in the US are quickly gaining ... [Read more]

Back at Urban Orchard Cider Co in Asheville, truly the best cider in the area if not the world, is their Sweet English. I am reliably informed it will be available in cans very soon but there is corrosion testing that needs to be carried out. Corrosion gets everywhere, if only we knew how to ... [Read more]

  The glowing warmth and friendly atmosphere of Urban Orchards offers respite from dreary winter evenings. At this West Asheville cider house and eatery, the rotating ciders are as delicious as they are innovative, from the habanero and vanilla infused Cidre de Diablo to sweet potato hot cider with cinnamon and nutmeg—served with a toasted ... [Read more]

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