For the Cider Aficionado
Apples, apples and more apples are grown all across Adams County! Discover for yourself the hard ciders these freshly-picked apples are being turned into giving Adams County the nickname, Cider Town, Pa.
Boyer Cellars in Biglerville, Pa. is a great place to begin your cider tasting journey. This beautiful tasting room sits next to Boyer’s Nurseries & Orchards. Pick up some fresh fruit to enjoy with your drinks for an extra authentic Adams County touch.
Go just down the road to reach your next stop, Thirsty Farmer Brew Works. Beer may be in their name, but Thirsty Farmer has perfected the art of creating amazing hard ciders as well. Homegrown apples, and even hops, are used in their ciders giving each blend its own distinctive characters. You may be getting hungry by now, and Thirsty Farmer’s food won’t disappoint. Choose from flatbreads, wraps, paninis, nachos and a variety of other mouthwatering options.
Enjoy some shopping at the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg and quench your thirst at Mela Kitchen at Jack’s Cider House. Jack’s uses locally grown apples to create some of the best cider around!
Head to downtown Gettysburg and visit Reid’s Winery: The Cider House. After a busy day of cider tasting and exploring, Reid’s offers the perfect opportunity to unwind. They often bring in live local musicians to enhance the experience.
After a full day of cider and craft beverage tasting, don’t forget to redeem your magnet for earning 5+ stamps along the Adams County Pour Tour. This may wrap up your cider tasting experience, but don’t miss the opportunity to try the craft beer, spirts, mead, and wine along the trail!
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In partnership with Jan Zell Wines, Boyer Cellars sells a variety of traditional red, white, and fruit wines and hard ciders. The rustic, spacious tasting room is located adjacent to Boyer Nurseries and features a chestnut wood tasting bar, ample seating, a wrap-around porch, and scenic views.
405 Boyer Nursery Road,
A 5th generation family-owned business. U-pick cherries, blueberries, and apples available seasonally. Wine & hard cider tasting room. Live evergreen hedge maze. Full-service garden center and nursery. Open March thru Christmas.
405 Boyer Nursery Road,
Located inside the brand new Jack's Cider House in Gettysburg, Mela Kitchen takes its name from the Italian word for apple. Mela offers a clean, fresh and rustic approach to food. Our mission is to offer thoughtful, rustic and healthy dishes that accentuate the amazing ciders produced on site.
Mela Kitchen: 717-398-0842
1865 Gettysburg Village Drive,
We invite you to our small batch family farm brewery. We serve craft beer and hard cider, and even grow our own hops behind the brewery! If you like to snack while you drink, check out our menu featuring farm fresh ingredients grown on site.
290 Cashtown Road,
Reid's Orchard and Winery's downtown location. Stop by for a wine tasting, a hard cider flight, try one of our new food menu items from Clawson's at the Cider House or just to relax with a glass and some live entertainment on the weekends!
400 Baltimore Street,