Hard Press • Urban Orchard Cider Co.

LIKE A BOSS: Numerous Asheville-area taprooms operate smoothly and efficiently thanks to female managers. Clockwise from top right are Christine Ferguson Weaver (Hi-Wire Brewing), Katie Jordan and Katy Luquire (Urban Orchard Cider Co.) and Gabe Pickard-Karnowski (Zebulon Artisan Ales). Photo of Ferguson Weaver by Javier Bola; photo of Luquire and Jordan by Bella Javens; photo ... [Read more]

Gregory N. Hill​, ​Cider Maker/Production Director​,​ Urban Orchard Cider Co.​ —​ Asheville, North ​​Carolina​ BREWER: How do you feel your job has had to adapt in the craft beverage market compared to a few years ago? HILL: My job hasn’t changed much due to the craft beverage market, its changed due to our growth and the large expansion ... [Read more]

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Host of 100 Days…< Leslie and Co-Owner of Urban, Josie

Take a ride on the Amazing Pubcycle as it rides around Downtown Asheville with the host of 100 Days, Drinks, Dishes & Destinations.  We’re partial to around 18 minutes in when they make a stop at Urban Orchard Cider – South Slope.   https://www.100daysdrinksdishesdestinations.com/episodes/episode6-asheville/

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Photo by Luke Van Hine

Give humans a fruit, vegetable or grain, and they’re likely to find a way to make booze out of it. The apple — a fruit that grows well in so many places around the world — is no exception. Cider, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented apple juice, has been produced since before recorded history ... [Read more]

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By Carol Viau- The Biltmore Beacon   Ahh, fall. It’s a time to enjoy refreshing coolness in the air — and all things apple — especially apple cider. A little history Cider been an American staple since the Pilgrims brought apple seeds and a cider press to the New World. Because water supplies were not ... [Read more]

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