• Are your ciders gluten free?
    • Yes, all of our ciders are gluten free.
  • Do you add sugar to your ciders?
    • We add crystalline fructose (derived from corn but not corn syrup) in our Blossom Nectar, Wild Washington and Cherry Cider. There is no fructose in any of our draft products. We also sweeten with apple juice, cherry juice concentrate and apricot juice concentrate.
  • Are your ciders organic?
    • While we practice organic farming, we cannot call our ciders certified organic.
  • Is there yeast in your cider?
    • Yes, all of our ciders contain yeast as part if the fermentation process. Our yeasts are wild and champagne types.
  • What apples are used in your ciders?
    • We use a variety of cider apples to make our ciders. They include Bittersharp varieties like Bramley’s Seedling, Kingston Black, Stoke Red, Wickson Crab and Hew’s Crab. We also use Bittersweet varieties like Dabinett, Harry Masters Jersey and Yarlington Mill. Sharp varieties include Harrison, Golden Russet, Ashmead’s Kernel and Esopus Spitzenberg  and Sweets varieties like Northern Spy, Cox’s Orange Pippin and Baldwin. Lastly we use dessert apples for blending like Jonagold, Pinova, Winter Banana and Pink Ladies.
  • What is the alcohol content of your ciders?
    • Our core 7 bottled ciders are at 6.9% ABV. Our draft ciders are 6.5% ABV, Perry is 5.5% ABV,  Cidermaker’s Reserve is 8% ABV, Tieton Frost is 11% ABV and Tieton Wind is 16% ABV.
  • Do you use sulphites?
    • Yes, we use sulphites as an antioxidant and color stabilizer.
  • Are your cider’s sweet?
    • None of our ciders are sweet styles of cider with the exception of our Ice Wine style cider, Tieton Frost. Our Blossom Nectar is the sweetest tasting of our ciders and is considered a Semi-Sweet style.
  • Is your Cherry and Apricot cider made from just Cherries and Apricots?
    • No, all of our ciders are made from apples. After the fermentation process, we add cherry or apricot juice to add the fruit flavor to the cider.
  • What Hops do you use in your Dry Hopped Cider?
    • We use  3 types of hops from the Yakima Valley: Cascade, Palisade and Fuggle.
  • When are you open?
    • The winter hours for the cider bar are Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4pm-8pm, Fridays & Saturdays Noon-9pm, and Sundays noon to 5pm.
  • Where are you located?
    • We are at 619 West J Street in Yakima WA. From northbound 16th street take a right onto Hathaway street, which is just before the Chevron station. You will go past Elk’s Park on your left. At the end of the park, take a left onto North 8th Avenue and Tieton Cider Works will be just ahead.
  • Is your Cider Bar handicapped accessible?
    • Yes it is.
  • Are Children and minors allowed in the Cider Bar?
    • Yes, they are with a parent.
  • Are dogs allowed inside the Cider Bar?
    • Only if they are guide dogs. We ask that you please not bring your pet dogs to the cider bar.
  • Do you serve food?
    • No, we are not a restaurant. We offer some small bar snacks, but if you would like to bring food or order a pizza to be delivered, please feel free. For certain events we will have a taco truck, wood fired pizza or BBQ available for food purchase.
  • Can you rent the Cider Bar for private events?
    • Yes! Our Cider Bar is available to rent on the days we are not open. Currently on Mondays and Tuesdays. You can rent the entire space at $200.00 per hour. This includes tap cider pouring service. Or you can also rent just the conference room any day of the week for $100.00 per hour. No tap cider pouring service included.
  • Do you offer tours?
    • Yes, we will do a group tour if you call in advance to schedule the tour and tasting. Please call us at 509-571-1430, ext 108 or info@tietonciderworks.com. Depending on the size of your group, there will be a per person charge for the tour and tasting. Please call for rates and information.
  • Do you sell your cider to-go in the Cider Bar?
    • Yes, we have bottled ciders available for purchase and offer growlers and growlets for purchase and tap cider fills.
  • Is there a cost to join the Cider Club?
    • There is no cost to join. We ship to our cider club members 4 times a year, seasonally. Each shipment costs between $29.00 and $40.00 plus shipping costs.
  • How do you join the Cider Club?
    • You can  fill out our on-line form here. We will call you within 48 hours to confirm your shipping and payment information. Or you can fill out a form in our Cider Bar.
  • Can I pick up my Cider Club shipments from the Cider Bar?
    • Yes! Just let us know ahead of each shipment that you would prefer to pick up your shipments.
  • Can I give a Cider Club membership as a gift?
    • Yes you can, if they reside in the state of Washington and are 21 years of age to receive a Cider Club shipment.
  • Can I purchase cider and have it shipped without joining the Cider Club?
    • Yes, if you live in the state of Washington and you call us during normal business hours at 509-571-1430, ext. 108 or send an e-mail with your phone number to info@tietonciderworks.com. We will call you to get your order, payment and shipping information.
  • Do you make non-alcoholic apple ciders?
    • No we do not. We do offer non-alcoholic juice in the Cider Bar for minors and non drinkers.
  • Do you make apple cider vinegar?
    • No we do not. This is a very specialized process that we do not have the equipment for.