Cider Bars Are Taking Root

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It’s hard not to get swept up in the excitement of America’s growing cider resurgence. Unlike beer, wine, spirits or even cocktails, hard cider is a fresh new beverage frontier for many Americans to become familiar with and grow to love. And now, in addition to plenty of new producers hitting the maps, we’ve got a new wave of cider bars to help push the movement forward as well.

Cider-centric bars like Upcider in San Francisco and Capitol Cider in Seattle set the playing field (and plans for two new spots are set to open in Chicago this year).