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About Us 2018-03-15T10:49:59+00:00

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.

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.

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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. Sherri, as proud as can be, can charm just about anybody into wetting their whistle with one of her sons’ distinctive ciders.

Free cider or beer! Volunteer for a short shift pouring beer/cider at the Taste of Parkrose this Saturday at Rossi Farms. Must have an OLCC servers permit. ... See MoreSee Less

Free cider or beer! Volunteer for a short shift pouring beer/cider at the Taste of Parkrose this Saturday at Rossi Farms. Must have an OLCC servers permit.
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Free cider today! Come in down to the new seasons in Sellwood, try the whole flight! @nsm_sellwood_floral ... See MoreSee Less

Free cider today! Come in down to the new seasons in Sellwood, try the whole flight! @nsm_sellwood_floral

A beautiful sight, one of the only places you can get ALL of our ciders is the Eugene Whole Foods. Thanks Travis! #drycider4days ... See MoreSee Less

A beautiful sight, one of the only places you can get ALL of our ciders is the Eugene Whole Foods. Thanks Travis! #drycider4days

Barbeque time with our Hibiscus Grapefruit, goes well with a little sunshine. ... See MoreSee Less

Barbeque time with our Hibiscus Grapefruit, goes well with a little sunshine.

Goes well with just about anything!

2 weeks ago   ·  1
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Just 2 kegs this batch of our Montana Macintosh Dry. Everything else goes in bottles. #getitwhileyoucan ... See MoreSee Less

Just 2 kegs this batch of our Montana Macintosh Dry. Everything else goes in bottles. #getitwhileyoucan

New Seasons Concordia, here until 7pm today only, get your dry cider! ... See MoreSee Less

New Seasons Concordia, here until 7pm today only, get your dry cider!

Wish I was around to stop by.!

1 month ago   ·  2
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Went to the New Seasons on Mercer Island (Seattle, WA) The hibiscus isn't here yet. 🙁

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La Pêche, barrel aged peach cider going to kegs. #firstlook #barrelagedcider ... See MoreSee Less

Hitting the shelves tomorrow! @newseasonsmarket @bushwhackercider @portlandciderhouse @1856pdx @johnsmarketplace ... More to come! ... See MoreSee Less

Hitting the shelves tomorrow! @newseasonsmarket @bushwhackercider  @portlandciderhouse @1856pdx @johnsmarketplace ... More to come!

OMG!!!! <3

1 month ago   ·  1
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My favorite!!!

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Is it sweet or dry?

1 month ago

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Yaaaaasssss!!!!

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Playing with whiskey barrels for our upcoming experimental La Pêche, barrel aged peach cider. #barrelsoffun ... See MoreSee Less

Playing with whiskey barrels for our upcoming experimental La Pêche, barrel aged peach cider. #barrelsoffun

Looking for another person to help us with in-store tastings this summer. You: outgoing, presents well, likes talking to all kinds of people about cider, and making new customers. Must be able to work Fridays/Saturdays 4-7pm, OLCC permit and reliable transportation required. Message me if interested! ... See MoreSee Less

Anybody want to jump in on the bottling line? Need a hand next Monday, 8:30-1ish ... See MoreSee Less

Sure!!

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Hanging out in the produce isle again @greenzebragrocery Kenton till 6pm today! Come by and get some dry ciders. ... See MoreSee Less

Hanging out in the produce isle again @greenzebragrocery Kenton till 6pm today! Come by and get some dry ciders.

Here at the @pdxbottleshop tonight until 7. Duck in out of the summer rain coming down. ... See MoreSee Less

Here at the @pdxbottleshop tonight until 7. Duck in out of the summer rain coming down.