Bar and Tap Room in Asheville NC


  Take a tour   Get a firsthand look at one of Asheville’s craft cideries by scheduling a tasting at Urban Orchard Cider Co. and Bar in West Asheville. This family-owned and operated business gets its apples from Hendersville, N.C., and makes its cider onsite using a variety of yeasts to give each one a ... [Read more]

Mountain Xpress, Edwin Arnandin   Beer may still be the alcoholic beverage of choice for the majority of Asheville-area drinkers, but the rapid growth of the local cider scene has Bold Rock Hard Cider co-founder Brian Shanks and his industry colleagues in high spirits regarding its future.   “It’s very exciting times, really,” he says. “It’s ... [Read more]

When Urban Orchard Cider opened about three years ago along Haywood Road in West Asheville, the beer scene that way was just coming together and groundbreaking hadn't even started at the big New Belgium brewery only a mile away on the French Broad River.   Now New Belgium is turning out beer; another brewery, Archetype, ... [Read more]

Urban Orchard’s Spicy Cider Syrup over Ice Cream by Christian Conahan   A sweet tooth is hard to deny. To sate this hankering, Urban Orchard Cider Co. in Asheville, North Carolina, has a sweet and sticky solution.   Pairing takes priority at this popular urban cidery, which brings cider to the thirsty and savvy masses ... [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]

...Urban Orchard Cider Co. and The Hop have teamed up to create a cider-spiked line of frozen treats. The rotating selection of adult-only ice pops, sorbets and ice creams will be made at the The Hop’s Haywood Road production facility and sold at Urban Orchard’s West Asheville cidery.   The cidery’s freezer is stocked with ... [Read more]

    Even if you have to buy your own, handmade seasonal sweets are a gift from the artisans who create them. Here’s a roundup of some of the holiday-inspired flavors available in Asheville this winter.   Urban Orchard Cider Co. Cider, as it turns out, plays well with chocolate. Accordingly, Urban Orchard recently teamed ... [Read more]

    In Beer City USA, Urban Orchard Cider Company offers an unexpected alternative.   by GRAHAM AVERILL There’s something odd about the portraits lining the wall behind the bar at Asheville’s Urban Orchard. The subjects in the paintings are familiar — famous historical figures like George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte — but the faces ... [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]

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