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Have to like ciders

In the country but close to town (20 minutes?), it is a pleasant location with inside and tent... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
La Crosse, WI
Good lesson on Cidery - old fashioned goodness comes from the heirloom apples!

If looking to taste ciders like our forefathers drank, then this is the spot! These folks take the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Elliottsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

In the country but close to town (20 minutes?), it is a pleasant location with inside and tent seating. Cider flights are the way to go, and the flavors are surprisingly disparate, but I have to admit that after 6 of those generous glasses, I...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

If looking to taste ciders like our forefathers drank, then this is the spot! These folks take the time to tell their story - share their knowledge & products! Being a sparkly cider drinker, it was worth the stop to get educated as to how...More

Thank dknoye
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

While I love cider, I admittedly prefer sweeter and fruitier offerings. Albemarle is definitely on the drier side and specializes in ciders constructed from single varieties and local apples. Their ciders are therefore tasty enough, but unless you have a highly refined palate, you may...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

I didn't care for their cider offerings. We did the tasting, but that is just our opinion. The building is very nice, people friendly and knowledgeable and live music playing.

Thank harks
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I ended up at Albemarle CiderWorks because of their annual "Star Gazing" event. Not sure what to expect (the online description of the event sounded too good to be true), but the event exceeded any expectations. On one level it was geared for kids with...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to spend an afternoon. The music and cider relax you and made the stress run away. Loved the view and great hospitality!

Thank JimmyfromForest
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Spent the afternoon enjoying cider and sampling their wines made from fermented apples. The staff was well informed and guided us through the tasting experience. We happened to visit during their annual fair where antique vendors, food vendors and farmers set up tables to hawk...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Not really sure where the cider and Virginia vintage apples begin and end but the cider tasting is great. The sampler was enough for two of us. You can buy bottles of cider that you have sampled.

Thank esopus35
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I am a fan of Hard Ciders and went to Albemarle Ciderworks to try their ciders. I was impressed with the amount of cider and number of samples given at the tasting. Although the ciders were drier, more similar to what would have historically been...More

Thank K B
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Made a special visit due to a recommendation, loved the place, bought 4 bottles of wine. First one exploded the next day. Second bottle leaked about half the contents. Threw both away. Finally, home & opened #3. Delicious, but no standard cork or stopper will...More

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