Cider Town, PA
As one of the most prolific apple-producing counties in the U.S., Adams County offers some of the highest quality ciders you’ll find anywhere.
The rolling hills of the South Mountain Range protects and preserves the soil, allowing apples to grow to perfection. These apples are then fermented into flavorful hard ciders, delighting visitors and locals alike. Start your cider journey with the Adams County Pour Tour and taste these delicious beverages! Sign up now for your free digital passport and get a start on your full pour.
Begin your Pour Tour excursion at Boyer Cellars and take in the sights of the beautiful countryside of Upper Adams County. Next, head down the road and visit Thirsty Farmer Brew Works, which produces cider using apples grown in its nearby orchards.
Make your way to historic downtown Gettysburg and stop by Reid’s Winery: The Cider House for crisp cider accompanied by live entertainment. Explore Lincoln Square and discover Mount Hope Winery at Gettysburg, which offers cider so good you’ll be wanting more.
Round out your cider-tasting adventure and pay a visit to Jack’s Hard Cider Tap Room and Mela Kitchen at Jack’s Cider House to try their award-winning beverages.
Embark on the Adams County Pour Tour and see for yourself why Adams County has earned the nickname Cider Town, PA.
Listen to the Music
The music scene is alive and well in Adams County. It just so happens that many of our Pour Tour stops offer live music! From live rock bands, acoustic music, to bluegrass groups – there’s something for everyone on the Pour Tour Trail.
So, take some time to pair your favorite drinks with your favorite tunes and let the good times roll. For an up-to-date list of all live music in the area, as well as other happenings on the trail, check out the Pour Tour event calendar.
What’s New From Our Pour Tour Partners?
Stop by Adams County Winery for a refreshing glass of Razzberry Red. This semi-sweet wine has a base of Fredonia grapes with a bursting kick of fresh raspberries.
Visit Appalachian Brewing Company and try their Kipona Fest Lager, an Oktoberfest style Marzen that possesses a distinct toasted malt flavor. One sip and you’ll swear you’re in Munich.
Big news out of Boyer Cellars – cider is now available on tap for flights, glasses, and growler fills! With fresh food, live entertainment, and an incredible view of the countryside, Boyer Cellars is a must-visit stop on the Pour Tour.
Live music is back at Brookmere Winery. Grab a glass of delicious wine, get comfy, and let music fill the air.
Dawg Gone Bees is your go-to spot for mead. Now you have three more reasons to visit: just-released Lavender Moonlight, Astral Blue, and Cherry Nova mead flavors. Lavender Moonlight offers a smooth, lush lavender taste. Astral Blue possesses a whisper of blueberry flavor, and Cherry Nova has a sharp, robust cherry flavor.
Named in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s immortal “Gettysburg Address,” Fourscore Beer Co. offers incredible craft beer, locally sourced food, and unique drink specials. As Lincoln himself may have once uttered, “Fourscore and Seven Beers ago…”
Take a trip to Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery and gaze across its many breathtaking vineyards. Grapes are grown right on site, then processed into wines that range from sweet, semi-sweet, to dry.
Check out Jack’s Hard Cider Tap Room‘s event calendar and plan your trip accordingly – between live music, open mic, trivia, and crafts, there’s always something happening at Jack’s.
Taste the legacy at Mason Dixon Distillery. On top of serving up exceptional dishes, Mason Dixon boasts an extensive line of craft distilled spirits. From vodka, rum, corn whiskey, to aged whiskey and gin, Mason Dixon’s small batch spirits are the product of the classic grain-to-glass process.
You’ve heard of mimosas, but how about cidermosas? Mela Kitchen at Jack’s Cider House transforms the traditional mimosa into a glass of cidermosa. Stop in for brunch and enjoy this delightful beverage.
Veteran-owned Tattered Flag Tap Room – Gettysburg specializes in hand-crafted, house-made, award-winning beer, spirits, and cocktails. Once you find your favorite drink, order more online and have them shipped straight to your door.