Converted old house. Big cider garden. Not a huge fan of the plastic cups for pours. Early American theme runs strong here, with a good amount of old black and white pictures, old timey décor. Pretty cool. Pours are 8 ounces or full pint, but you get three free samples. For rating purposes there’s some stuff here that isn’t rateable (as a few of their beverages are fermented plum, blackberry, or blueberry juice), but there were seven “rateable” things on when we came on the Sunday after RBSG16 had finished up.
Impromptu visit during RBSG based on the quality cider sampled at a nearby bar. Staff were welcoming and very enthusiastic about a crowd of 12 or so people suddenly walking into their quaint setup. Free samples of a wide range of ciders. Above average quality overall. Cool late 19th century house feel to it. Seems like it’d be a fun place to relax at after work.
Great selection of different kinds of ciders and fruited ciders. Staff went above and beyond to help out and very knowledgeable about each cider. 3 free samples to help you decide on what to get a full pour of. Food trucks normally on site but not when I visited.
Walked here during the Pittsburgh Summer Gathering. Just an old house in an neighborhood full of them. A civil war arsenal across the street gives it the name. Really cool wood work in this old home. We decided to stop here after really liking some of their offerings on the previous stop. The ones we had were the best of the crop but others were solid. Sweet and high ABV ciders, in general. The production must be elsewhere because there just isn’t very much room here. A fun stop.
A hard to find tiny little house that is trying to for a very old rustic look. Pleasant staff and the brewer was onsite to answer questions. Selection was pretty large and quality was pretty good. Big beef is with the plastic cups, I hate them and I think it is the poorest way to showcase your product. Prices were great and overall a good stop.
Interesting place. Someone’s living room turned into a Civil War museum with booze. Tons and tons and tons of ciders available. Most seemed geared toward the masses, very sweet, lots of fruit infusions, force carbonated. Some were very tasty, others were just sweet, all were easy drinking - be careful, given the abvs (which seemed high for ciders) and the number available. Staff were pleasant, generous with samples in little plastic medicine cups. It seems to work.
Nice selection and variety. Free samples provided. A bit pricy but if you find something you like its well worth it. Limited food selection. Fairly small but there are several tables and chairs. TV, radio and memorabilia. Mixed in with the residential area and could be easily missed. Nice, cozy, relaxing atmosphere.
Essentially a cider growler shop in Lawrenceville. It is easy to miss because there really is no sign (just a small easel on the ground that you can easily miss from your car). Hours are limited. They have a number of interesting ciders available, which I’ve always enjoyed, but they are pricey! About $20 for 1L. They do have a card where you get a free growler or something after 10 purchases, but it’s not much of a deal when you actually work out the math! The interior is small. I guess you can get samples but it’s not a place to hang out and sample all day, just grab a quick swig before you make your purchase. Unfortunately, this isn’t a place I frequent much due to their very high pricing, unless they’ve got something special on (like the Santa’s Cinnamon Apple. Yum!). Some of their ciders are available on tap at bars in the city though (Fat Heads and Piper’s come to mind)