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Distillery Lane Ciderworks Holiday Celebration Cider , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Winterfest , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Celebration Cider , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Heritage , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Sidra Montana Sur , Distillery Lane Ciderworks DLC , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Limited 2013 , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Traditional Dry Sparkling , Distillery Lane Ciderworks The Jefferson , Distillery Lane Ciderworks American Extra Dry , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Kingston Black Sparkling , Distillery Lane Ciderworks Vintage
radagast83 (198) Fairfax, Virginia | December 25, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
This place is located in a relatively remote section of rural Maryland. Nice little compound of a few buildings, tasting room, lots of storage for beer and apples. Plenty of apple trees across the entire property. Since we went the first day of Winter, there wasn’t much in the way of apples on the trees. The tasting room is small, but they let you walk around in the back a bit (or at least didn’t stop us). I got busy around 2pm, so if you want a quiet, uninterrupted tasting, show up earlier. We were able to try 4 of their ciders, plus a few others thrown in, and an experimental they may bottle next year (please do!). Prices are very reasonable for many of the ciders, which was nice. They had a large selection of bottles for sale. They welcome people to do a self-guided tour, but it was way too cold for that. Next time. Some of the ciders were a bit cold when served on the tasting, which muted some of the aromas and flavors. That may be our only serious complaint about the place.
BeerandBlues2 (742) Hanover, Maryland | June 19, 2014
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
DLC is another one of Maryland’s booming Cideries, complete with a bustling apple farm yielding a couple dozen or so varieties. There is a self-guided tour around the farm which puts you right inside the tasting room. Here, you’ll be welcomed with good service and a variety of primarily dry ciders. A nice respite from the heat on this June day.
Travlr (1686) Washington, Washington DC | June 8, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
This is a working farm across the street from the site of an 18th century rye whiskey distillery, with the remnants of its lane running through the property. Self guided tours of the farm are encouraged, and there are strategically placed placards to explain the cider process. Staff invited us into the "experimentation room" for a chat, and one of the ciders he showed us was made in the Basque style. It wasn’t for sale yet, but the owner graciously opened a bottle for us to taste, and ended up letting us buy some to take away. Tasting room staff is enthusiastic as he guides you a bit haphazardly through four samples for five bucks - in our case he added to extra. We bought a bottle to consume in the tasting room for good measure. A nice stop.
GenDV138 (191) Falls Church, Virginia | June 7, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice cidery on a farm. Self guided tour with some interesting things to see. Staff is friendly and happy to chat about their operations and goods. Tasting available with a selection of their ciders and a tasting glass. Solid ciders with a few standouts.
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