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Where can I find my favorite Angry Orchard cider styles near me?
Our hard ciders are available nationwide! Our Cider Finder should be able to help you locate Angry Orchard in your area. Enter your zip code and a list of locations will pop up. You may need to zoom out to view all available locations.


Where can I find Cider House Collection styles?
The Angry Orchard Cider House Collection are very popular styles, made in small batches, and can be hard to find at times. However, when you do find them, it is definitely worth the wait! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. If you are having trouble finding them on their own, let your local liquor store know that you are interested in exploring additional Angry Orchard cider styles and hopefully they will be able to order more from their local distributor. Note: Due to state laws our Cider House Collection will not be available in PA, VA, or NH.


Can I buy kegs of Angry Orchard? Where can I find them?
The only package type that is not accounted for on the Cider Finder is 1/2bbl kegs of Angry Orchard Crisp Apple. Although they are available for purchase, they are very limited and can be hard to find. If you are interested in buying 1/2bbl kegs of Angry Orchard Crisp Apple, notify your local liquor store that carries kegs and hopefully they will be able to order from their local distributor.


Does Angry Orchard come in cans? Where can I find them?
Angry Orchard is available in 12oz and 16oz cans for Crisp Apple, and in 16oz cans for our seasonals (Summer Honey and Cinnful Apple) and Green Apple. You can search for cans on our Cider Finder by selecting the can packaging option. If you are having trouble finding them in your area, let your local liquor store know that you are interested in having them available and hopefully they will be able to order it from their local distributor.


My favorite style isn’t on the Cider Finder – what does that mean?
Certain styles are very popular and some are made in small batches. These styles can be hard to find at times. If you are having trouble finding certain styles, let your local liquor store know that you are interested in exploring additional Angry Orchard cider styles and hopefully they will be able to order more from their local distributor.


Can I buy cider online or directly from the cidery?
Because of the three tiered system in the US, alcoholic beverages are unable to be sold directly to consumers from the cider makers or online. However, if you get the opportunity to visit our Innovation Cider House in Walden NY, there are some specialty ciders available for purchase on-site. See you there!

Why the Angry Orchard Name?
As our cider makers traveled the world looking for the best ingredients, they found that the trees that produce the best apples for cider making also look the angriest! You’ll know this is true if you’ve ever seen an apple orchard in the winter, when all the fruit-bearing trees have been picked clean and all that’s left is gnarled, angry branches. Our cider makers took the best apples from those angry trees in France, Italy, and parts of the United States, and found that the apples best for cider are more tart and tannic than the apples at the grocery store. In fact, Many European cider makers have been calling cider making apples “angry” for years! We chose the name Angry Orchard because it fit our trees, our apples, and, of course, our cider!


Where is Angry Orchard made?
Angry Orchard is a subsidiary of The Boston Beer Company. Few people know that we’ve actually been tinkering with cider recipes since the mid-1990s under The Boston Beer Company. We launched the Angry Orchard Cider Company with the mission of making ciders with the best ingredients, and introducing well-crafted and innovative cider styles. We make and bottle Angry Orchard at our facilities in Ohio and Pennsylvania. We also have an Innovation Cider House located on our orchard in Walden, New York where our on-site cider maker Ryan Burk experiments with ingredients and cider making techniques on specialty ciders available to sample and purchase only at the Orchard. Click here to learn more about visiting us.


Can I take a tour of Angry Orchard?
We’d love to have you come visit us on our orchard in Walden, NY! Click here to learn more. We don’t currently offer tours at our facilities in Ohio and Pennsylvania.


Where can I buy Angry Orchard gear?
Visit our e-store! We also have specialty items available at our Innovation Cider House in Walden, NY.


Where can I apply for a job with Angry Orchard?
We are always looking for cider enthusiasts to join our team. You can check out any available job postings here.


What do I do if my Angry Orchard experience wasn't up to par?
We’re sorry! Please let our team know went wrong on our Contact Us form.

How can I tell the shelf-life of my cider?
Generally, our ciders will stay fresh for about twelve months after it was packaged. And, because so many drinkers enjoy Angry Orchard, it’s rare to find an old Angry Orchard on the shelves. Much like other alcoholic beverages, hard cider does not go bad, but its flavor profile will change over time.


Is Angry Orchard gluten free and made with gluten free equipment?
Our ciders are made with all naturally gluten-free ingredients. We make every effort to avoid cross-contamination of ingredients, and periodically test our cider and cider making equipment.


Why doesn’t Angry Orchard use twist off caps?
We’ve found that pry-off caps provide the most secure seal for hard cider – protecting the liquid from coming into contact with oxygen, which over time can be detrimental to the flavor of hard cider. We make our hard ciders with the best apples and ingredients we can find, and we want to make sure you taste the hard work and passion we have for cider making every time you open a bottle.