Portlanders drink more cider per capita than people in any other US city. McMenamins started the state’s first modern-era cidery in 1992. Now, Oregon is home to 67 cider producers—fifth in the US, behind WA, CA, MI, and NY.

By the Numbers

50%

Minimum percentage of apple juice a beverage must contain to be labeled “cider” in the US

60%

Percentage of all US apple production in Washington state

98

Number of US cideries in 2008

820

Number of US cideries in 2018

21–34

Age group of the heaviest cider drinkers

$17M

Retail sales of local and regional brands in Oregon in 2017—the only state where local indies beat national brands

47%

Oregon’s craft cider production growth in 2017

4%

Percentage of legal drinkers in the US who say they prefer cider to beer or wine

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