Door County is known for its stunning views of Lake Michigan, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and excellent breweries and wineries. Capture the taste of a crisp, autumn afternoon all year round at Island Orchard Cider. Their hard ciders are impossible to resist, and the cider house is the perfect place to kick back with a drink.
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It’s Love at First Sip With Island Orchard Cider
Taste the Ciders
The handcrafted, Normandy-style ciders at Island Orchard Cider are all made with fresh and locally sourced fruits. Visit their Door County cider house and choose either a whole glass or a flight of four or six of Wisconsin’s best ciders. Island Orchard’s unique flavors include pear, cherry, lavender, and, of course, apple.
The cider culture in Northern France has inspired the dry, complex ciders of Island Orchard. These gluten-free flavors are intended to complement a range of cuisines, from desserts to pizza to fresh vegetables. If you can’t make it to the cider house in Ellison Bay, you can find Island Orchard Cider on tap and in liquor stores around the area.
Tour the Facility
Want to get an up-close look at how Island Orchard Cider is crafted? Visit their Tasting Room and Cider Pub to learn about the cider-making process! The recently renovated Cider House was constructed in the 1930s, and guests love exploring the historic building. See where the cider is aged and bottled, taste the flavors of your choice, and purchase bottles of your favorite cider to savor at home.
Tip: If you’re planning a visit during the summer, take advantage of Island Orchard’s extended hours! The Cider House is open until 9 p.m. in June, July, and August. Sit on the outdoor patio and sip a refreshing cider for a perfect summer evening!
Explore the Area
Ellison Bay is a beautiful spot to spend a day on the Door County peninsula. When you visit Orchard Island Cider’s main facility, you’ll be just down the street from the Ellison Bay Community Park and Beach. This is one of our favorite beaches in the area ‒ the water is comfortable for swimming, and the views of Green Bay are enchanting.
There are plenty of other Door County breweries to visit nearby. Bring your friends or your significant other and plan a boozy tour of the peninsula. The one-of-a-kind, natural flavors of the community are sure to impress. Come find out why Door County brews are famous all across the country!
Stay at the Ashbrooke
After you’ve tasted some of the best hard cider in Door County, end your day at The Ashbrooke. Our luxury accommodations provide you and your loved one with a unique experience in the heart of Egg Harbor. Our Signature Rooms are a favorite for couples looking for a romantic getaway. You’ll find a gas-burning fireplace, a two-person, in-room whirlpool, and a king bed to indulge in. When you vacation at The Ashbrooke, you’ll be minutes away from Lake Michigan and the area’s top attractions.
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