About Us

 

Our ciders explore the origins of traditional cider through honest craft and wholesome ingredients. We start with nature’s bounty, in orchards that span the Blue Ridge, from North Carolina to Virginia all the way to New Hampshire where true cider apples thrive. We source a diverse variety from our producer-partners at Perry Lowe Orchards, and true spitters, that’s real cider apples, from our friends at Poverty Lane in New Hampshire.

Brian Beauchemin

Brian Beauchemin

Founder and Head Cider Maker

A native Vermonter who grew up around farms and apples, he has been making beer and cider since 1994.

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Kevin Martin

Kevin Martin

Head of Fermentation, Lab and Information Technology

A native Charlottean, yes there are some, has been crafting mead, cider, and beer since 1994.

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Rick Benfield

Rick Benfield

Sales Manager

A native of Hickory, NC, Rick has 30 years of Sales experience in several different industries. Rick started home brewing in 1995 and has won numerous ribbons for his beers.

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Joseph Rather

Joseph Rather

Production Manager

In 2012, after leaving his job of 7 years with a mountaineering outfit in Seattle, WA, Joe was introduced to the fine art of Cider.

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