100% Nova Scotian, to the core.

Awesome, approachable, unique and traditional ciders made from 100% Nova Scotia apples. We source our apples from small and large apple producers in the Annapolis Valley who deliver juice to us periodically throughout the year.Our cidermaker isfreshly inspired by each batch of juice so we’ll always have seasonal products along with our core ciders.

Our menu tells you what’s on tap and available now, and our list of ciders shows youthe over 150 ciders we’ve made since we’ve been open and gives more detailed infoabout our ciders.

our ciders | Made by our cider maker and production team right in Halifax.

FOUNDATION | Off dry, blend of Northern Spy, Jonagold, Macs

An easy drinking cider with tropical notes, finishes clean with a hint of apple. Light to medium tannins.  ABV 6.3%.

hopped up | dry, 100% Northern Spy

This cider is complex, easy drinking and refreshing. The use of Cascade and Centennial hops give a floral aroma and bright citrus character resulting in a well balanced dry cider. ABV 6%.

INTREPID | dry, 100% Northern Spy

Slow fermented into a bright, crisp cider with a touch of sweetness and a down to earth balance resulting in a robust, traditional-style cider. ABV 6%.

sESSIONAL | Seasonal and rotating.

Rosé | Raspberry cider

Rosé is a bright, dry cider bursting with red fruit aromatics and flavour. Northern Spy, Jonagold and Macintosh apples co-fermented with raspberries created this delicate but easy drinking cider. Perfect anytime and especially good on hot summer days.

Dabinett | Dry.

Traditional English style cider with single-varietal apple the Dabinett. Grown and pressed at Colcombe House Estate along the River Wye in Herefordshire. ABV 6.4%

Rum forest run | Off-dry.

An off-dry Golden Russet cider was aged on rum soaked French oak. ⁣The aged rum is from our friends at Compass Distillery and adds a punch of molasses, smoke and distant clove. ⁣The oak gives the cider a caramel quality that balances the rum and light brown sugar sweetness. ABV 8%

Cherr-EH | Golden Russett Apple and Cherry.

An off-dry cherry cider made with cherry wine and Golden Russett Apples. With a wild cherry vibe this cider has pithy and tannic elements and some subtle notes of blackberry and plum giving it a fruit-forward character. ABV 7.2%

Lush | Peach and apple.

A sweet but light and refreshing cider with a peachy apricot zing. Notes of ripe summer peaches and orange blossom. ABV 6%

iceolation | Ice cider.

Cryo-concentration cider made with Golden Russett apples from Noggins. ⁣The cider is lightly carbonated and richly textured with a hint of apricot on the nose and a honey. ABV 10%

EPER ÖAK⁣⁣ | Barrel-aged, Northern Spy, Strawberry.

Made with house-made strawberry wine that was double fermented with Northern Spy apples and blended in Hungarian Oak barrels. ABV 8.6%

Pie hard 2⁣⁣ | Raspberry, Cranberry, apple.

Cranberry and raspberry wine and a select apple blend. Double fermented and oaked for a lightly sour taste with a burst of berry cider. ABV 7.6%

The Backyard project⁣⁣ | Community cider.

Last fall, orchards and yards across the province donated their apples and the result is a wild fermented cider that encapsulates our province’s diverse apple varieties.⁣ ⁣Full of ripe orchard fruit and a crisp, dry finish with lingering herbaceous and earthy notes. ABV 6.4%

Gravenstein⁣⁣ | Single variety, dry.

A single varietal heirloom cider. Completely dry with big green apple aromatics, honeysuckle and a sharp finish. ABV 6.5%

Run the world⁣⁣ | Kombucha cider.

Small batch cider made for Internatinal Women’s day with Kombucha from Solas Kombucha. ABV 4.1%

pink tartan⁣⁣ | Rhubarb Cranberry.

Cranberry and rhubarb wine and Foundation cider blend. Fruity with big red berry notes and a light earthiness from the rhubarb. A clean finish with lingering flavours of fruit on the palate. Semi-sweet. ABV 7.4%

Rubinette⁣⁣ | Single variety cider.

Rubinette⁣⁣ | Single variety cider.

Small batch, single apple variety cider made with Rubinette apples—a cross between a Golden Delicious and Cox’s Orange Pippin apples—and slow fermented for a vinous and woody character.
It’s dry with summer fruit flavours up front and a deep woody character to the end. Unfiltered. ABV

Small batch, single apple variety cider made with Rubinette apples—a cross between a Golden Delicious and Cox’s Orange Pippin apples—and slow fermented for a vinous and woody character.
It’s dry with summer fruit flavours up front and a deep woody character to the end. Unfiltered. ABV

Cherry’d Alive | Unfiltered, cherry, cinammon, apple.

Cherry fermented on cinnamon and aged with strawberry wine and a Golden Delicious, Macintosh apple blend. Strong cherry flavours with spice and summer fruit on the middle palate and a little cinnamon to finish. Unfiltered. ABV 6.7%

pie hard 2 | Double fermented raspberry and apple.

Double fermented with wild yeast from raspberry wine, this cider is off-dry with some sour and a fruity berry finish. ABV7.6%

hoppin bitter berry | Cranberry and raspberry wine, hand-picked apple blend.

An unfiltered blend of cranberry and raspberry wine with an apple blend. Double fermented and aged on strawberry lees and mixed with Centennial hops. Dry and unfiltered. ABV7.6%

Pippin Russet | dry, Cox Orange Pippin and Golden Russet apples

Five months in the making, this easy drinking cider has light summer fruit on mid palate and finishes clean with notes of melon and sharp apple. There is a big perceived sweetness on this cider, strong aromatics and sweet fruit but only 10g/litre of sugar. ABV 7.1%.

Pippin | dry, single variety Pippin Ribston apples

This is a single variety Ribston Pippin cider from our Vault Series, is five months in the making, dry and very fruity. Nothing has been added to this cider—zero sugar—and we’re super proud of this since it comes across as off dry. There is a sharp apple kick to the end palate with big fruit throughout: Pineapple, pear and crisp apple dominate the profile. ABV 9%.

BIG PIPPIN | Bone dry, pippin variety apples

A blend of seven different cider bases, twice fermented. Dry, fruit forward, robust cider with an orange bitter finish. 7.5% ABV.

Gonna Move Ya | Rhubarb wine and apple cider.

It’s made with rhubarb wine matured with foundation base and dry hopped with Mosaic hops. It’s thick and luscious with lots of tropical fruit and a tart but smooth finish. ABV 6.7%

Va va voom | Northern Spy spontaneous ferment.

A spontaneous ferment on 100% Northern Spy apples. After two months with big oxygen contact to build VA—volatile acidity—this cider is bright, slight but not overpoweringly acidic, and dry, with zero residual sugar. 6.1% ABV

Patch | Golden russet, strawberries, mint.

A single variety Golden Russet cider fermented on mint and aged on Noggins strawberries. There’s fresh mint on the nose and summer berry to finish.
It’s unfiltered, medium-dry. ABV 6.7%.

Pie hard | Cranberry, raspberry, McIntosh.

A blend of raspberry and cranberry wine with a MacIntosh, Sonya and HoneyCrisp apple cider. Oaked with French Oak and aged in steel, this cider tastes like raspberry pie with hints of vanilla and a sharp cranberry finish.  ABV 5.5%.

Pip’n’booch | Kombucha cider.

A Pippin Apple cider base with a little Russet, aged in oak for six months and blended with a kombucha for a small batch dry cider that by all accounts is quite good for you. ABV 4.9%

traditional mead | A very traditional mead—unsparkling.

Fermented wild flower honey from the Annapolis Valley that was arrested so all that’s left on the palate is the sweetness of the honey. It has a light, small bubble carbonation, is lightly floral with lingering honey and melon notes. ABV 7%.

long road | 7-blend cider.

Fermented wild flower honey from the Annapolis Valley that was arrested so all that’s left on the palate is the sweetness of the honey. It has a light, small bubble carbonation, is lightly floral with lingering honey and melon notes. ABV 7%.

synthecyser | Aged on mead.

A special cider blend, aged on mead. Not-too-sweet, easy drinking with floral and honey aromatics, a clean, fruity finish and a light carbonation. 6.5% ABV.

Jurrasberry Park | Raspberry, Russet and Pippin cider.

Made with raspberries, Russet and Pippin apples. You could say it’s like jam on toast, with a bit of funk upfront, a bit of oak, and a lot of delicious. ABV 6.8%.

Lock stock | Barrel-aged cider.

A barrel-aged cider with butterscotch and big pippin flavours on the middle palete that finishes clean and sharp. ABV 7.1%.

hot mess | Habanero infused cider.

A fiesty fusion of Foundation, Intreipd, Highway Strobbbery and Drunken Cherry that was blended and then dry hopped with cascade hops and steeped with habaneros. Sweet with a subtle but intensifying heat. ABV 7.5%

Plummet | Session style sparkling plum wine.

Made with Nova Scotia shiro plums, with wild and Brett ferments. It’s been dry hopped and is low in alcohol and still active, meaning it’s still fermenting and has no So2. ABV 4.3%.

SNAKE BITE | Foundation Cider blend with Boxing Rock Hunky Dory Pale Ale

A collaboration with Boxing Rock, this cider-beer fusion is 50% Chain Yard Foundation Cider and 50% Hunky Dory Pale Ale. Bright, crisp and delicious. ABV 5.7%. SOLD in limited edition cans at The NSLC.


POLAR PERRY | Wild-ferment Pear.

A nearly-two-year wild ferment on Yellow Huffcap pears finished with cinnamon, making for intensified spice notes with a sweet gentle pear finish. ABV 5.0%.

SCOBY BLU | Kombucha, blueberry and lavender.

The latest in our Kombucha series, is made with our Foundation cider base, @solaskombucha, homemade blueberry wine and matured lavender from our friends at @meanderriver. It’s floral and fruit forward with a slight Kombucha funk. ABV 6.4%.

MUSCATS AND ORCHARD DOGS | Hand-picked family farm variety.

Mike, Brian, Liam and Jonny picked the apples from a beautiful orchard in Avonport, the fermented cider was then aged on New York Muscat grape skins we got from Benjamin Bridge and macerated wild apples from our own Erin Creaser’s family’s apple trees! Natural residual sweetness and a sharp acidic finish, going from sweet to sharp to dry on the palate. Its an easy drinking semi-sweet cider. ABV 5%.

ANTHONY HOPSKINS | Northern Spy with New York Muscat grape skins.

A Northern spy base with hops and muscat grape skins. This is the last in our New York Muscat grape skin series, somewhat wine like with a background flavour profile similar to hopped up. ABV 5.5%.

Sheer Is Tart | Farmhouse sour.

A farmhouse sour style cider made with our Yellow Transparent apples – known for their sharp flavour – and our Foundation cider base. This cider was three months in the making, with a slow barrel ferment and aged on lees from our strawberry wine. You get farmhouse and distant fruit on the nose, funk to open, strawberry on the mid palate and a sharp finish. ABV 6.1%.

BRETT TO BE DETERMINED | Wild-ferment Brett cider.

Wild ferment Brett cider made with Jonagold and Macintosh apples. It’s unfiltered and dry with big tropical fruit on the nose and opening palate with a clean finish. ABV 6.1%.

Country Rose | Rose-petal mead.

Made with local honey from Brandt’s Bees and rose petals wine made with rose petals from Watershed Farms. Clean, easy drinking rosé-style mead with floral nose and citrus fruit across the mid palate with a refreshing, distant honey finish. ABV 7%.

Bret-MUDA Triangle | Dry, oaked, triple ferment.

A strong dry cider, triple fermented and barrel aged in whiskey barrels and oaked. ABV 8.9%. 

Scoby Snax | Session-style kombucha blend.

A collaboration with Solas Kombucha. A session style blend of wild ferment strawberry wine, mint from Watershed Farms . It’s blended with our foundation cider and later the kombucha. Low in sugar and unfiltered. ABV 4.5%.

Drunken Cherry | Foundation blend, Compass Distillers Rhumb, cherry wine, semi-sweet.

An earthy, deep fruit cider made with a homemade cherry wine matured with Compass Distillers’ Rhumb. The result of this process is something akin to drunken cherries in bourbon. It was then blended with our Foundation blend for rich and smooth drinking. ABV 9.4%.

Highway strobbery | Foundation blend, Strawberry wine.

Big big big strawberry aromas and flavour throughout, with a sharp but refreshing finish. Strawberry wine made with strawberries from Terra Beata Farms in Lunenburg. Available in cans. ABV 7.0%.

FUNK 141 | unfiltered with Brett.

Barrel fermented with Brettanomyces (Brett). Funky barnyard flavours with a background of summer fruit. ABV 6.5%.

CYSER SUNRISE | sweet, Macintosh, Jonagold and Northern Spys, strawberry wine.

This cyser is a sweet, traditional cyser made with foundation blend cider and strawberry wine. All the elements were fermented at four different stages. ABV 6%.

CHERRY FOREST | semi-sweet, double oaked Cox Orange, Golden Russet, Cherry cider.

Double oaked means that the first cider ferment was oaked in whisky barrels for three months, aged with fermenting quince and rhubarb juice with big oxygen contact. This blend was then added to our Cherry Wine and oaked again using French oak chips. The result is an unusually refreshing cider with elements of wood, distant chocolate, and cherries. ABV 7%.

GINXBERRY | Semi-sweet, Foundation, Cranberry, Barrelling Tides Gin

House made cranberry wine and our Foundation cider have commingled with juniper-soaked gin from Compass distillery to create this fresh and crisp cider. Bursting with notes of botanicals and cranberry, this award winning cider is perfect for any occasion. 7.0% ABV, 473ml.

Rhubee Cyser | Sweet, rhubarb wine, Northern Spy apples

A sweet blend of our own rhubarb wine made from Terra Beata Farms rhubarb juice with Northern Spy apples to make a sweet, delicious Cyser. Honey and floral notes on the front palate and earthy notes on the finish, a good viscous texture and a nice acidic brightness that round out the flavour. Available in Bottles. ABV 8%

space heater | Very dry, aged

Aged in whiskey oak barrels & matured with habanero peppers ABV 9.5%

Dark cider the moon | blend of two ferments

Off dry, earthy, made with Belle Saison yeast & blended with corn moonshine from Compass Distillery. ABV 7%

frost bite | Off-dry, blend

Northern Spy, Jona Gold and Mac blended with ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. ABV 8%

MALO YALLO | Dry, oak aged

A slow malolactic ferment, aged four months in oak barrels. Notes of whiskey, caramel and French oak with light carbonation to finish. ABV 6.5%

SCOBY Doo | Kombucha cider, collaboration with Solas Kombucha

Kombucha ferment with light lavender on the nose. Notes of rhubarb, organic lemon and traditional kombucha flavours blended with our Foundation cider base. ABV 4.7%

HONEY PEAR | Semi-sweet. Mead and Perry blend.

Our first ever mead, made with organic honey from Brandt’s Bees and pear juice from the Annapolis Valley. Honey aromatics with mead on the front palate and pear on the finish. ABV 7.5%

Cherry 3.14 | Sweet. Baldwin apples and Nova Scotia cherries.

Completely wild, this sweet cider started with a wild ferment on Baldwin apples and a spontaneous ferment of Nova Scotia cherries. Big jammy character with natural notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. ABV 5.2%

ORANGE IS THE NEW WILD | Baldwin and Northern Spy apples, orange blossom

Wild fermented Baldwin and Northern Spy matured with orange blossom. Delicate and refreshingly floral but with the contrast of a big boozy punch. ABV 7.7%

THE FUZZ | Northern Spy and Jonagold apples, peach

Cryo-extracted peach juice fermented and blended with Jonagold and Northern Spy cider. Nitrogen injected during the charging process to create an opulent, silky mouthfeel. Bright and fruit forward with big peach on the end palate. ABV 6.2%

Wild Flower | Wild ferment of diverse apples, oak, blueberry wine

A diverse mix of apples from Noggin’s Farm put through a wild ferment and aged on French Oak chips. A wild fermented blueberry wine added post oak and matured with fresh lavender from Meander River Farm. Light berry flavours mingle with an earthy and toasty mid palate balanced by a floral finish. ABV 5.2%

Yard Berry | Sweet, Northern Spy apples, blueberries

Fermented blueberries and Northern Spy cider. This cider opens with immense fruit and finishes structured with a distinct velvety texture. ABV 6%.

LIMESTONE SESSIONAL | Semi-sweet. Foundation, peach, lime

Our Foundation with light peach and organic lime. Easy drinking, crisp and highly refreshing. ABV 4.8%

KINGS R’ WILD | King of Tompkin County and Golden Russet apples

King of Tompkin County apples and Golden Russets wild fermented at cold temperatures for a lengthy period. Elegant and exceptionally food friendly. This complex cider opens bright with lingering notes of tropical fruit and expressive notes of pineapple on the finish. ABV 7.2%

GINX | Foundation apple blend, Ironworks gin

Foundation cider matured with gin from Ironworks distillery. Big gin across the palate with a hint of lime to finish. High alcohol but sneakily refreshing. ABV 9.8%

Petal to the metal | Wild ferment, cherries, apples

A wild ferment blend of Cherries, Northern Spy and Jonagold apples. Matured with rose water and Iron Works gin. Floral and delicate yet refreshingly expressive. ABV 7.8%

SOAKED | Cox Orange Pippins, Golden Russet and Jonagold Apples

Cox Orange Pippins, Golden Russet and Jonagold apples make the base of this bold cider. Aged on French oak with a touch of brown sugar brings forth notes of caramel and vanilla ending in a long, clean finish. ABV 7.5%

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