McMenamins Celebrates Oregon Cider Week

McMenamins is one of the top five producers of hard cider in the Pac NW. During Oregon Cider Week, June 18-28, they’re celebrating with some great deals and offerings. For just $5 a glass, McMenamins offers their Edgefield Cider in original apple and seasonal cherry at all locations in Oregon. To kick things off with panache, they’re hosting a Kennedy School Cider Dinner on Thursday, June … Continue reading McMenamins Celebrates Oregon Cider Week

First step towards making the hard cider industry more competitive taken by Rep. Blumenauer and Rep. Collins as they reintroduce CIDER Act

Today, Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Chris Collins (NY-27) introduced the bipartisan Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act.  The Act, HR 600, would amend the section of the tax code that deals with wine and related beverages, 26 USC § 5041, to support the growing number of craft and entrepreneurial cider makers, and tailor IRS rules to reflect variations in craft ciders across the … Continue reading First step towards making the hard cider industry more competitive taken by Rep. Blumenauer and Rep. Collins as they reintroduce CIDER Act