KC Cider Co

 

What is KC Cider Co?

KC Cider is a great alternative to craft beer and wine. It contains less alcohol than wine (read “drink-ability”) while none of the grain bill of beer (read “gluten-monster”). The problem, it’s hard to find solid handcrafted cider, especially in the Midwest.

The truth –  KC Cider Co exists because the crafted culture of Cider has yet to blossom in the Midwest… and we are tired of waiting.

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Footpath in Crossroads, Kansas City

Handcrafted, small batch, boutique, and tasty AF (“as fudge”)

KC Cider Co IS NOT the sweet, made from concentrate alcoholic juice you typically find at your local bar.

Rather, our making process is inspired by our love for the outdoors and the beautiful oddities of our city. We have fresh pressed, minimal processed, complex, dry, aromatic experiences that are meant for just that – the experience.

The Craft Beer of Cider

Our Ciders are adventurous versions of an age old practice of Cider Making that helped build western civilization.

Every pour of KC Cider Co is a complex and unique experience in your mouth. We want our Cider to speak for itself.

No corporate jargon, no mission statements that don’t make sense, and no values that we don’t actually believe will be found here, so don’t worry!

Our mission is simple – to make the best Cider you can ask for, and we would love nothing more than to invite you in. Welcome to KC Cider Co, friend. Follow our story as we work to make this available across the Midwest.

Next Steps…

So, you want to try our tasty beverage eh? We are working to build a comprehensive list of locations and events that give you the experience you are looking for.


Locations and Events

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Our Ciders

This is the Good Stuff

Cranberry Orange V2 (Mr. Hyde) (Cider)

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ABV:7.50%
IBU:21
Beer Number:#3011994
Availability:Available Now
Additional NotesVolume 2, aka Mr. Hyde: Got carried away in the making of this Winter Seasonal this year, and created two versions so good we decided to bring both of them to you! Volume 2 is Cranberry forward, beautiful red hue, high tannin, high acid, dry, and bright.

Cranberry Orange Vol 1 (Dr. Jekyll) (Cider)

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ABV:7.5%
IBU:10
Beer Number:#3011987
Availability:Available Now
Additional NotesGot carried away in the making of this Winter Seasonal this year, and created two versions so good we decided to bring both of them to you! Volume one (Dr. Jekyll): Orange forward, Light orange/amber hue, slight tannin from the cranberry and orange skins, medium-high acid, semi-dry. It's tasty. That is all

Experimental Dry (Cider)

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ABV:7.4%
IBU:
Beer Number:#2851133
Availability:Available Now
Additional NotesAged 9 months to give you a tart, juicy pallet. Fruity aroma of mango, papaya, and tropical fruit.

So Hopped Right Now Vol 3 (Cider)

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ABV:7.5%
IBU:24
Hops:Idaho 7, Lemondrop, Huell Melon, Citra
Beer Number:#2539410
Availability:Available Now
Additional NotesVolume three of KC Cider Co's dry-hopped series. This cider is a blend of local apples, hopped with Idaho 7, Lemondrop, Melon, and Citra.

Lavender Caramel (Cider)

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ABV:7.4%
IBU:
Beer Number:#2890401
Availability:Limited Availability
Additional NotesDry, aromatic, and full bodied, this cider is not what you expect. Tart and juicy, with notes of smooth caramel and green apple. Aromatic French lavender and floral notes

Pineapple – Coconut (Cider)

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ABV:7.5%
IBU:
Beer Number:#2797494
Availability:It's done gone
Additional NotesIt's hot outside. Nothing better to cool down than a fresh, beachy cider. A tart punch, smoothed out by a smooth coconut base notes. Throw some fresh fruit in there or a shot of your favorite summer liquor to really set it off (hint, rum goes very well with this cider) Notes: Aroma - fresh, coconut Flavor - coconut forward. Pineapple brings in tart. Off-dry (not sweet) Appearance - Gold, slight haze

Disencumbermint – Cucumber Mint Cider (Cider)

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ABV:7.4%
IBU:
Beer Number:#2607716
Availability:Limited Availability
Additional NotesBreak free from the ordinary with this refreshing, mellow, off-dry concoction. 40+ lbs of Cucumber, untold amounts of fresh spearmint, all in a Fuji/Jonathon blend make this puppy purr..

Sublime: Summer-Berry Lime Cider (Cider)

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ABV:7.5%
IBU:
Beer Number:#2640436
Availability:It's done gone
Additional NotesSummer is here! Fresh Blackberries, Raspberries, and Blueberries infused in a Jonathan/Fuji blended dry cider. To add a citric acid mouthfeel, we then infused this blend with fresh Lime. Appearance: Amber, slight red hue Mouthfeel: Slightly effervescent Taste: Slightly sharp, fresh, light, apple forward

The Tropics Series – Grapefruit Hopped (Cider)

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ABV:7%
IBU:25
Hops:Citra, Mosaic
Beer Number:#2552860
Availability:Limited Availability
Additional NotesThe first release in KC Cider Co's newest series, 'The Tropics'. This cider will take you on quite the tasting journey! Appearance - Red, slight haze, medium carbonation Aroma - Citrus forward, floral notes especially when warmed up Taste - tart, medium bitterness (not quite IPA), grapefruit forward. Complexity increases as cider warms up