Yankee Cider Company


23 Petticoat Lane
East Haddam, CT 06423

Phone Number

(860) 873-2433

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October 1, 2017

Yankee Cider Company launched its first cider (New England Dry, 5.5% ABV) in October 2017 in partnership with Staehly Farm Winery. The farm and winery grow many unique varieties of heritage apples but also focus on crafting unique non-grape wines. The Cider Company is a natural outgrowth of that craft, with a focus on creating hard ciders in a traditional New England style.

The tap room, which is under renovation and nearing completion (expected opening of May 2019), resides within a beautiful old barn dating back to the 1920s. The fields around the barn have been reclaimed and turned into orchard, making for a beautiful setting for the new taproom.

The farm grows many different apple varieties. Slated for future production are single-varietal cider made from Winesap as well as Freedom and Liberty apples. But by growing more than just apples, additional fruited ciders are also in the works. A blueberry cider (Captain Coit, 6.9% ABV) debuted in July of 2018 and red raspberry hard cider (u...

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