On tap Only (All ciders are seasonal, and current tap list may vary)
Antiquity - This cider is aged in new american oak spirit barrels giving it an unmistakeable smoky aroma and finish.
Carnie - Released once a year right before the mid-state fair. This cider is aged bourbon barrels for a full year then dry-hopped with citra cascade and amarillo hops.
Colony - Orchard select blend of apples that are fermented in a farmhouse style with gentle notes of Brett and layered depths of flavor.
Cure For Scurvy - Granny smith, Braeburn, and Honey Crisp apples crushed with organic Kaffir limes then co-fermented with gin botanicals.
Granata - Barrel fermented Newtown Pippin apples and Pomegranates, andesine gemstone color and incredible fresh tart pomegranate flavor.
Granny Smith - As it’s namesake suggesst this cider is all Granny Smith apple! We are introducing new varietal ciders where we try to showcase one apple at a time. This cider is light, refreshing and very crisp!
Green Fairy - Cognac barrel aged cider, and fermented with rye whiskey bitters and a blend of secret botanicals. You will have to come in and ask about it to find out!
Mangelwurzel - Beets co-fermented with San Miguel Granny Smith to create a truly unique experience. Rose Pink derived from the Belatonin in the beets, this cider has an earthy nose and a fresh crisp palate
Merry Hell - A blend of apples co fermented with fresh gin botanicals such as juniper berry, peppercorn and cardimum. A crisp spicy cider.
Pinky Barton - Cider that has been aged in a wine barrel that was first used for genache, then used to make gin by Krobar distillery, then given to Bristols to make cider!
Westy - These apples were hand picked by our cider makers on the west side of Paso. Unfiltered, providing smooth mouth feel and strong fruit forward flavors.
On Tap and in Bottles
Anne Bonny - One of our two bourbon barrel aged ciders, the Anne Bonny marries the elegance of the specific varieties of apples that are blended with a more mellow bourbon experience. Not to be fooled, she is a cider that packs a punch with Abv. varying per batch from 8 - 10%!
Bristols Original - Over 55 types of culinary and heritage apples sourced from as far north as Sonoma County down to See Canyon. Our "OG" was created as a homage to the drier English ciders that inspired it in to being in the first place.
Barti Ddu - Pronounced ' Barti Thee' this cider named after the welshman Bartholomew Roberts is dry hopped using only English hops. The tea like hops impart a perfumed elegance that supports the Granny Smith's delicateness..
Rackham - Dry hopped Monterey county Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples blended with organically farmed San Luis Obispo Braeburns.
NC2 - Known as "NC squared" this cider calls homage to the two people involved in its becoming. Neil Collins the owner of Bristols Cider house and Neil Collins the owner of Trees of Antiquity where these apples were sourced.
Black Beard - 18 months bourbon barrel aged blend of Arkansas Black, Black Twig, Honey Crisp, Newtown Pippin, and Granny Smith bottle conditioned with a blend of Champagne yeast and Brettanomyces. Can be laid down for years to increase the ciders already powerful complexity.
Black Bart - This bottle conditioned version of our Barti Ddu, Black Bart is 100% Granny Smith from north county, hopped using English hop varieties and conditioned with a saison yeast.
Skimmington - True West Country influenced scrumpy or farmhouse cider. The Skimmy is non-carbonated with an intense apple skin aroma. We inoculate with two seperate strains of Brettanomyces, B. Drei and B. Lambicus.
Mystery Cider: Come into the cider house and ask about the cider club! Every shipment (3x a year) our club members get to experience a brand new EXCLUSIVE cider that no one has ever had before!