Beer City Makes Delicious Hard Cider Too

FAVORITE ASHEVILLE CIDERIES OF HILL HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST STAFF

So you’ve booked a stay in Beer City USA, a Southern city resplendent with over 70 breweries, where beer comes in all possible tastes and colors. But, alas, you aren’t a fan huge fan of craft beer. Maybe you have a gluten intolerance, or just aren’t a big fan of hops. No matter the reason, there is a variety of fun, fruity alternatives to the brewery scene to explore during your visit to Asheville. Heck, even if you LOVE beer, there’s always room to explore the creative, bold flavors of a well-crafted cider. Without further ado, here are Hill House Bed and Breakfast staff’s favorite Asheville cideries.

URBAN ORCHARD CIDER CO. | 210 HAYWOOD RD | WEST AVL

Urban Orchard Cider Co. provides two warm and inviting spaces allowing visitors to experience their one-of-a-kind hard ciders made on-site. The West location serves light fare, including sandwiches, dips and spreads, and cheese and charcuterie plates. Flagship cider flavors include Sweet English, Sidra del Diablo, and Ginger Champagne.

The South Slope location in downtown Asheville is the main headquarters for Urban Orchard Cider Co. production that offers a comfortable and unique educational atmosphere for its customers to enjoy one of Asheville’s most quality craft beverages.

Learn more about Urban Orchard at www.urbanorchardcider.com.

WEST ASHEVILLE HOURS

Tue – Thur: 2 pm – 11 pm
Fri & Sat: 12 pm – 12 am
Sun: 12 pm – 10 pm

828.774.5151 (West)

SOUTH SLOPE HOURS
Mon – Thur: 2 pm – 9 pm
Fri & Sat: 12 pm – 11 pm
Sun: 12 pm – 9 pm

NOBLE CIDER | 356 NEW LECEISTER HWY | NW AVL

Cider bar with bar games, outdoor seating, fast service located in an unassuming warehouse building. Serving flights, 4-packs and growlers, unique flavors include ­favorites such as Raspberry Rose Hip and Hibiscus, Pineapple Jalapeño, Cacao Elderberry. Wednesday is trivia night. Check out Noble at www.noblecider.com.

WHILE YOU ARE HERE

Drink cider and see where it is made. Play some board games or darts with the family. Enjoy some popcorn or grab a bite from the food truck.

  • Food trucks are often on-site to pair eats with your drinks
  • Pets are welcome
  • So are the kiddos (juice boxes and popcorn are waiting for them!)
  • Outdoor seating for Vitamin D on the patio
  • Cider flights available

TAPROOM HOURS

Wed & Thur: 3:30 pm – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 12 pm – 10 pm
Sun: 2 pm – 8 pm

828.575.9622


THE GREENHOUSE | NOBLE’S BAR + BISTRO | 49 RANKIN AVE | DOWNTOWN AVL

Noble Cidery’s Premium Cider and Dining Experience

The mid-century, tropical garden-room ambiance is warm and inviting, creating a full sensory experience to enjoy award-winning ciders, delicious cocktails, and world-class dining. 

The Greenhouse features a full bar program with specialty cider cocktails, flights of brandies and Calvados, and Noble products on tap. The bistro offers Michelin-inspired dining created by Chef Gavin Baker and his core team. Expect a range of global flavors made from locally purveyed ingredients prepared to the highest level of cookery and techniques. 

THE GREENHOUSE HOURS

Tue – Thur: 12 pm – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 12 pm – 11 pm
Sunday Brunch: Coming Soon!

828.505.4076


TREEROCK SOCIAL CIDER HOUSE | 760 BILTMORE AVE | BILTMORE VILLAGE

TreeRock Social Cider House brings you a variety of local ciders along with ciders and meads from further away in the U.S. and interesting offerings from around the world. They also offer a good selection of craft beers from smaller breweries in NC, as well as wine. So this is a terrific option for your entire party no matter their drink preferences.

The environment is relaxed and perfect for socializing, as well as pet-friendly inside and out! The inside space has a coffee house vibe, while the outside patio and garden is unique in downtown Asheville. Outside food is welcome! Growlers, bottles or cans of cider, beer, mead and wine are available for off-premise sale. Check out our Trivia Night, Wednesdays 7pm – 9pm. Fun Fact: TreeRock is wholly owned by six women. Read more at www.treerocksocial.com.

TREEROCK SOCIAL HOURS

Tue – Fri: 3:30 pm – 10 pm
Sat: 2 pm – 10 pm
Sun; 1:30 pm – 6 pm
Closed Monday

828.505.0130


DIADALA CIDERS | 122 RIVERSIDE DR | RIVER ARTS DISTRICT

Asheville’s newest cidery, located among art galleries, serving bright, festive flavors such as Kiwi, Watermelon, Cider Rosé. The walls are filled with the printmaking art of Andy Herod, a local Asheville artist. Located on the second floor of the historic Cotton Mill Studios, the taproom is also open by appointment for tastings and purchases outside normal hours. Contact them here: www.daidalaciders.com.

DAIDALA CIDERS HOURS

Thur – Sun: 12 pm – 7 pm

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