Charlotte, N.C.’s Sycamore Brewing has seen triple-digit growth each year since opening in 2014 (its taproom was the 24th largest in the United States by volume of beer sold last year). Last year, Sycamore completed work on a $2.5 million production brewery and cidery, the latter of which is ready to debut its first line of ciders under the name Wild Blossom Cider.
Wild Blossom’s lineup includes Rosé and Brut ciders that will be available in both four-pack 16-oz cans and draft. Crafted from Pacific Northwest juice and fermented with Champagne yeast, the ciders are crisp and dry with a refreshing finish. Rosé is crafted with peaches and cranberries for a beautiful pink hue and a delicate sweetness. Brut drinks like Champagne, but with fewer calories, carbs and grams of sugar than most Champagnes. Both ciders are all-natural, sulfite-free and offer a lighter, lower-alcohol option for wine drinkers.
During the spring of 2019, the company said to expect Wild Blossom Cidery seasonal ciders as unique and creative as Sycamore Brewing’s beers. Sycamore currently distributes to select North Carolina markets and will go state-wide next year. Sycamore will also begin distributing to South Carolina this fall.