PRESS RELEASE: Montana Cider Week Celebrates Montana Craft Ciders & Orchards


Contact: Lee McAlpine, President
Phone: (406) 360-5078

First Annual Montana Cider Week Celebrates Montana Craft Ciders
 and Cider Orchards Across the State

Tastings, tours, pairing and events promoting Montana Made hard ciders, September 25th – October 1st.

HAMILTON, Montana, September 15, 2016 – Join local cidermakers, orchardists and cider enthusiasts for the first annual Montana Cider Week September 25th through October 1st. The celebration kicks off Sunday with the Fork to Farm bicycle tour organized by and MSU Extension. During the week there will be cider & cheese tasting Wednesday at Backroad Cider in Hamilton and Montana CiderWorks will team up with Blue Joint Chef, Mike Campbell for a cider & food pairing at “Last Friday’s” in Darby. Montana Cider Week concludes on Saturday October 1st with Liquid Apple Night sponsored by the Ravalli County Museum where you can sample Made-in-Montana and Rocky Mountain regional ciders.

For more information about the events mentioned above see the following resources or find us on Facebook:

Farm to Fork Tour, Sunday 9/25 ( and WEBSITE

Cider & Cheese Tasting, Wed 9/28 from 5-8pm (Backroad Cider98 Marcus Street, Hamilton) WEBSITE

Last Friday’s in Darby; Cider & Food PairingFriday 9/30 from 5-8 pm (Montana CiderWorks and Little Blue Joint restaurant) – Darby City Park, Main Street Darby.
Little Blue Joint Facebook Page
Montana Cider Works Facebook Page, and
Last Friday’s in Darby Facebook Page

Liquid Apple Night, Saturday 10/1 from 5-9pm, Legion Park2nd Street, Hamilton. WEBSITE


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