Seattle Cider Co. Releases Oaked Maple And Cranberry

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Seattle Cider Company has quite a wide selection for for such a young cidery.  Between their year round selections, their Seasonals, Limited Edition and Harvest series’ they have over 12 different ciders to choose from.  Today, that number grows by 2.

Available starting today from Seattle Cider Company are Oaked Maple Cider and Cranberry Cider.  You’ll find both available on tap and in bottles at The Woods tasting room when they open their doors today at 3 PM.

Here is the full press release from Seattle Cider Company:

SEATTLE (November 12, 2015) – With shorter days and cooler nights upon us, Seattle Cider Company welcomes the return of its popular winter seasonal, Oaked Maple, in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. This unique and flavorful cider was created using toasted oak chips and real Vermont maple syrup, pulling in all the flavors of the season with just a touch of sweetness. Oaked Maple takes over for fall seasonal Pumpkin Spice, joining the cidery’s three year round and two limited edition ciders on shelves across the country beginning November 13.

“I tell people Oaked Maple is like the bourbon of ciders,” said Brent Miles, head cidermaker at Seattle Cider Company. “There’s an aroma of oak, followed by the flavor of fresh-pressed Washington apples and a hint of maple at the end. It’s complex and incorporates everything I love about winter.”

A semi-sweet cider, Seattle Cider’s Oaked Maple offers a subtle aroma and flavor of oak, thanks to the toasted oak chips added straight into the tank during fermentation. Allowing for the apples to show through on the start, this cider finishes slightly sweet with the flavor of Vermont maple syrup rounding out this delicious cider. Offering a 6.9 ABV and just 1.8 Brix, this dark-hued cider is available in 22-ounce bottles and on draft through February.

In Seattle, a special addition to Seattle Cider Company’s winter lineup includes Cranberry, a limited edition cider made with organic cranberries from Washington state’s first organic cranberry farm, Starvation Alley. Featuring a deep pink hue with 0 Brix and a 6.9 percent ABV, Seattle Cider Company’s new Cranberry cider is completely dry, pleasantly tannic and the perfect amount of tart. Available through the end of December in 22-ounce bottles in the cidery’s home market, Cranberry offers the perfect pairing for holiday meals and festivities.

Seattle Cider’s full lineup of offerings breaks the mold of overly sweet cider, bringing the natural flavors of Washington apples to the forefront. Naturally gluten free and made from a custom blend of fresh pressed, Washington apples, Seattle Cider’s products are handcrafted with real ingredients, never from concentrate and free from artificial flavorings. Seasonal ciders – including Oaked Maple, Basil Mint, Berry and Pumpkin Spice – are released each quarter, offering unique and unexpected flavor profiles geared toward the season.

Find Seattle Cider products in stores and on tap throughout Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Nevada, Alaska, California, Idaho and Austin, Texas, with growing list of locations available at seattlecidercompany.com. Tastings, pints and packaged products are also available at The Woods tasting room in SoDo, which shares the space with Two Beers Brewing Co. For more information, follow Seattle Cider Company on FacebookTwitter and Instagram (seattleciderco).

Media interviews, samples and photos available upon request. Please contact Caitlin Braam at caitlin@seattlecidercompany.com

About Seattle Cider Company

Not your standard cider. Seattle Cider Company is the city’s first cidery since prohibition, bringing true craft cider back to Seattle and across the country. Bridging the gap between wine and beer with flavorful, dry cider, Seattle Cider’s break the mold of overly sweet cider, bringing the natural flavors of Washington apples to the forefront. Naturally gluten free and made from a custom blend of fresh-pressed, locally grown apples, Seattle Cider’s products are handcrafted with real ingredients and never from concentrate. Find Seattle Cider products in stores and on tap throughout Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Alaska, California, Idaho and Austin, Texas. Seattle Cider is also available on tap at The Woods tasting room, located at 4700 Ohio Ave. S. in SoDo, open weekly TuesdaySaturday. For more information, visit seattlecidercompany.com, or follow Seattle Cider Company on FacebookTwitter (@seattleciderco) and Instagram (@seattleciderco).

Cranberry Cider And Oaked Maple Cider From Seattle Cider Co.

Cranberry Cider And Oaked Maple Cider From Seattle Cider Co.

Seattle Cider’s Oaked Maple Cider is perfect for these cooler days with notes of oak and the flavor of real Vermont maple syrup.  It’s not too sweet though; it’s semi-sweet as noted above.  Cranberry Cider is perfect for the season, but a limited run.  So grab some while you can, perhaps to accompany your Thanksgiving dinner.

Drink responsibly and stay safe out there.

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