Who We Are:

Woodbox Cider was started by the Thierfelder brothers and their mother, Mama Gibson. We’re a family owned and operated boutique cidery. We source all our apples locally, from our home state of Oregon and production happens in Portland’s very own Northeast quadrant. We’re pretty stoked to present you with several, signature cider blends that are becoming famous for their unapologetically bone dry flavor profiles.

Summer

Perfect for summer living. Our signature dry cider infused with Hibiscus and a juicy kick from Texas ruby red grapefruit. Whether poolside, riverside, or wherever you find yourself enjoying the Pacific Northwest summer, it'll keep you cool and refreshed like liquid shade. The alluring ruby red color looks sweet, but it retains our signature bone-dry profile: never sugary, never artificial. Always made with the finest organic ingredients whenever possible.

Americana

Historical texts from the 1880's suggest that the American ciders of yore were more akin to the old-world German Apfelwines and Spanish Sidras: cloudy, aromatic, and tart with long finishes full of intrigue and soft tannins. Made from a blend of local apples and crabapples, this cider is 100% wild-fermented. A throwback to the original classic, we made this cider to be distinctly American: wild, free, and boldly acidic with just a touch of funk from the wild side!

Heritage 8

A special blend of eight heirloom apples goes into our Heritage cider which is partially wild-fermented, giving it a slight funk and lingering complexity. We let it age out to complete dryness, sur-lees to imbue it with some astringent bitterness and a satisfying clean finish.

Pippin

Our single-varietal Newton Pippin dry cider is fermented partially wild, giving it not only incredible flavor but ties it to our specific geography here in the Northwest. The cider is dry and aromatic with a crisp apple profile, and only a whisper of apple sweetness on the lingering finish makes this cider incredibly drinkable.

Our Story:

Woodbox cider broke figurative ground back in January 2015 but the Theirfelder Bros. had been dreaming of a cidery well before they officially opened their doors. Mike began as a hobbyist making small batches of beer from home for recreational enjoyment. That’s when Mike discovered that gluten was causing adverse reactions to his health and refusing to give up the joys of fermenting, he set his sights on cider. Much to his delight, he and his beer-loving friends were quick to laud the new fruits of his labor.

One fateful evening in 2014 as the family wrapped up Thanksgiving dinner, Mike and his brother Nathan struck up a conversation about getting into the cider business and soon after hatched the plan. Less than a year-and-half later, Mom had come on board, and the family found themselves slinging cider throughout the far corners of the city and beyond.

The Theirfelder’s dream is to one day have an orchard of their own with a bonafide tasting room up in the Hood River valley, where they currently source some their apples. For now though, they are content to be spreading the dry-cider gospel whenever and wherever they can.

13458577_1715429575340952_932166395651765549_o

Mike Thierfelder is the heart and hands of the operation. You can find him harvesting, pressing, fermenting, or bottling just about any day of the week. Nathan Theirfelder is the self-proclaimed “Idea Guy”, providing administrative and developmental support to the family business. And Mama Gibson, as proud as can be, can charm just about anybody into wetting their whistle with one of her sons’ distinctive ciders.

Subscribe to our Cider Club

Hey GLINTCAP, thanks for the bronze medal! Our Heritage 8 heirloom cider looks good with the bling. ... See MoreSee Less

Hey GLINTCAP, thanks for the bronze medal! Our Heritage 8 heirloom cider looks good with the bling.

It's officially Summer! Our favorite season is accompanied with our highly quaffable hibiscus grapefruit dry cider.... Get it while it lasts! Available now at: Green Zebra Lloyd, Bushwhackers, Beer Store Milwaukee, John's Marketplace, Volcanic Bottleshop... More to come next week. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less

Its officially Summer! Our favorite season is accompanied with our highly quaffable hibiscus grapefruit dry cider.... Get it while it lasts! Available now at: Green Zebra Lloyd, Bushwhackers, Beer Store Milwaukee, Johns Marketplace, Volcanic Bottleshop... More to come next week. Enjoy!

Eddie Quintos IV, Joel Hamberg and 23 others like this

View previous comments

Megan MacDonald McFaddenSounds delicious Michael . Beautiful label too .

4 weeks ago   ·  1

1 Reply

Avatar

Jamie BluhmWhoa!!! Sounds incredible!

4 weeks ago

1 Reply

Avatar

Brian Lee MontanoNesha Dee

4 weeks ago   ·  1

2 Replies

Avatar

Woodbox CiderIt's shipping out today to New Seasons, then Whole Foods by mid-July. Cheers!

4 weeks ago
Avatar

Patrick MartinCongrats!

3 weeks ago   ·  1
Avatar

Carrie Ann JohnsonCourtney Ficker

3 weeks ago
Avatar

Virginia TateAnywhere outside of Portland?

3 weeks ago

2 Replies

Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Pasteurizing the next batch of Summer with my little brother Nate. Glad to have him up here for a few weeks to pitch in. ... See MoreSee Less

Pasteurizing the next batch of Summer with my little brother Nate. Glad to have him up here for a few weeks to pitch in.

2 Tickets to Paradise! Cider Summit, June 16 &17. Like or Comment to Win! ... See MoreSee Less

2 Tickets to Paradise! Cider Summit, June 16 &17.  Like or Comment to Win!

Jessica Blackford, Flo Reyes and 23 others like this

View previous comments

Sarah RaymondoThis would be awesome!

1 month ago   ·  1
Avatar

Zach Bargen-CarterCider 💘

1 month ago   ·  1
Avatar

VaNessa VillaNuevanice!!

1 month ago   ·  1
Avatar

Woodbox CiderWe can't wait, one of our most anticipated events of the year and the weather looks AMAZING!

1 month ago   ·  1
Avatar

Tammy Barnes SibayanMe, I want to go

1 month ago
Avatar

Stacie FryeYes please!!!

1 month ago
Avatar

Jack CookPick me.

1 month ago
Avatar

Jan Gibson RobertsSweet!

1 month ago
Avatar

Valerie C HunterYes please. Sounds.great

1 month ago
Avatar

Catrina WilsonSweet......

1 month ago
Avatar

Janet RannaGood cider !

1 month ago
Avatar

Jon BoydPlease and thank you

1 month ago
Avatar

Doug WilderCider!!

1 month ago
Avatar

Mike JohnsonSend me!

1 month ago
Avatar

Nancy MaukWould love to get this!

1 month ago
Avatar

Rachel Raven LynnMeeeee!!!

1 month ago
Avatar

Leah KiczulaYes please!

1 month ago
Avatar

Sandy CappsThis would be so fun

1 month ago
Avatar

Ken FisherRad. Luv me some cider!

1 month ago
Avatar

Stormy RogersI love cider!!

1 month ago
Avatar

Steve MadridI know a cider head 😉

1 month ago
Avatar

Terrilee BaublitYes please!

1 month ago
Avatar

Michael SchimelpfenigYum!

1 month ago
Avatar

Cynthia NavarroYes, please!!

1 month ago
Avatar

Rachel SchultzThis would be awesome!

1 month ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Woodbox Cider shared 5 Cider's event.

Cider Barge! We'll be filling crowlers prior to departure. Cider + pedaling + on a boat = rad
... See MoreSee Less

New swag just came in, give-away imminent! also avail for purchase at
Cider Summit Portland, June 16-17th.
... See MoreSee Less

New swag just came in, give-away imminent! also avail for purchase at 
Cider Summit Portland, June 16-17th.

Cider Says, Libby Tower and 6 others like this

Sherri GibsonNICE!

2 months ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Woodbox Cider with New Seasons Market Mercer Island at New Seasons Market Mercer Island.

Dropping cider on Seattle! For all the thirsty people of Mercer Island, find it at New Seasons starting today. Thanks to our friends Jessie Johnson and Dave for helping me deliver up there. cheers!
... See MoreSee Less

Dropping cider on Seattle! For all the thirsty people of Mercer Island, find it at New Seasons starting today. Thanks to our friends Jessie and Dave for helping me deliver up there. cheers!

Jack Cook, Alice Sheofsky and 13 others like this

Thea ZanderGreat marketing!

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Sherri GibsonAwesome!!!!

2 months ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Woodbox Cider updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

WIN a Rockin' Woodbox Lid! Like or comment for a chance to become the owner of a BRAND NEW TRUCKER HAT. ... See MoreSee Less

WIN a Rockin Woodbox Lid! Like or comment for a chance to become the owner of a BRAND NEW TRUCKER HAT.

Merita Shabani, Maira Perez and 23 others like this

View previous comments

Kevin RiveraSic hat!!

3 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Karleena PiersonI collect hats!

3 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Victoria KilbyMe please

3 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Danny NelsonI love trucker hats...😉

3 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Sarah RaymondoMy bf would love this 💚💛

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Niki BlackburnCool shwag. Come have a rep to visit the bar I work at!

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Lisa PellerinNioce

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Dawn IversonLove it!

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Jack CookPick me please.

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Corinna HarbaughNice 👍🏻

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Evan Abides

Attachment2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Scott Connor GoldThat's awesome hat.

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Corinna HarbaughMe me

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Alex AblesPles have it

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Trevor JohnPretty lit 🔥

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Danica HoverI love it!

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Michelle Robinson

Attachment2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Jerry LeachDope lid.

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Alisha WoodFred Wood

2 months ago   ·  2
Avatar

Jacob GreenbergCool

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Stacy SemerHeather Faver.

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Stacy SemerDean Kelley.

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Zach Bargen-CarterLuck with the force?? Killer hat!!

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Sharesa BehnkeNice

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Andrew GardnerCongrats

2 months ago   ·  1
Avatar

Comment on Facebook