Northwest Cider Association Presents Summer Cider Day in Port Townsend, WA
Best Cider Festival - Sip Northwest Magazine in 2014

Sat, Aug 6, 2016 at 12pm

  • Family Friendly
  • Must be 21 for Wrist Band
  • No Dogs
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Join us for a cider tasting adventure at a spectacular waterfront destination in Historic Port Townsend, WA. Now in its sixth year, Summer Cider Day features 20 of the hottest cider companies in the Pacific Northwest from Washington and Oregon. Food for purchase from Sirens Pub, music and a cider store where you can purchase and take home your favorites. Sip NW Magazine named Summer Cider Day the Best Cider Festival in the Northwest in 2014. Families are welcome but only those over 21 years or older may purchase a wrist band and taste cider. Thank you to our early Sponsors FruitSmart and Seattle Cider Company. 

Summer Cider Day’s participating cideries include: Alpenfire Cider, Eaglemount Cider and Finnriver Farm and Cidery (Port Townsend); Nashi Orchards (Vashon Island); Liberty Ciderworks (Spokane); Seattle Cider and Schilling Cider (Seattle); Snowdrift Cider and Pear UP (East Wenatchee); Spire Mountain Cider and Whitewood Cider (Olympia); Tieton Ciderworks (Tieton) and Locust Cider (Woodinville) from Washington. Wandering Aengus (Salem), 2 Towns Ciderhouse (Corvallis), Bull Run Cider, and, New West, Reverend Nat's Hard Cider (Portland) will showcase Oregon’s finest.

Menu from Sirens Pub to pair with cider offerings—

Sirens House Salad - organic greens with a honey balsamic vinagerette topped with dried cranberries, candied pecans, oranges and gorgonzola crumbles       

pairing - light and dry delicate cider or perry

Rustic Tomato and Asiago Tart, served with organic green salad     

pairing - dry cidre/sidra or bottle conditioned

Pulled Pork Sliders with Apple Chutney and Brie, served with organic green salad      

pairing - bitter or sour cider with a light sweet finish, or even a ginger cider

Rosemary Chicken Sliders with Avocado and Arugala, served with organic green salad:    

pairing - buttery, full bodied cider or semi sweet

Large Prawn Skewer with Fresh Mango Salsa over Rice      

pairing - crisp, sweet or fruity cider

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Skewers topped in Chimichurri over Rice     

pairing - robust, dry acidic cider

Cider Love Cupcakes- Apple Cider Spice gluten free cake filled with a cider caramel and topped with a brown butter cream cheese frosting

Northwest Maritime Center

421 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368