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.

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.

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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. 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.

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Our latest cider is about to hit the shelves: Americana, a Spanish Sidra-style cider: bold and wild-fermented, cloudy and tart with a long astringent finish. ... See MoreSee Less

Our latest cider is about to hit the shelves: Americana, a Spanish Sidra-style cider: bold and wild-fermented, cloudy and tart with a long astringent finish.

Woodbox Cider shared Edgefield Cider's event.

Woodbox Cider will be there! come sing to a tree, listen to some fingerpickin' irish music and enjoy the flow of cider.
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McMenamins Wassail Cider Fest

January 21, 2017, 3:00pm

McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse

Come and join McMenamins and over ten other cider producers for the first annual Wassail Cider Fest at Cornelius Pass Roadhouse! There will be all-ages live music, entertainment and general merriment...

McMenamins Wassail Cider Fest

Free tasting at Elephant's Deli tonight 4-6:30PM! come on down and take a break from shopping to sip some ciders. ... See MoreSee Less

Recognized as one of the top 6 ice ciders in the US from Cidercraft Magazine! couldn't be prouder! ... See MoreSee Less

Recognized as one of the top 6 ice ciders in the US from Cidercraft Magazine!  couldnt be prouder!

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Keith WalkerThat's amazing!

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Aylee McFaddenSo proud of you and all the hard work you put in! Well deserved! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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Mary McFadden-ZignegoWow! 😲 Great job! 👍🏼

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Emily MejiaThat's amazing! Nice work

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Thea ZanderThis is so great!

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Megan MacDonald McFaddenSo proud and happy for you Michael .

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Gena Walker MorrisImpressive!!

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Sherri GibsonYay!!! Well deserved and amazing skills as a cider maker and everything else u pull together to make it successful! So proud of you. 💜💜💜

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Congrats to Kevin Rivera! rock that trucker hat, its great for whatever winter throws your way.

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Jack CookMouth watering.

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Got a whiskey lover on your list? knock it out of the park with our Double Barrel whiskey barrel aged ice cider. Excellent stocking stuffer, get yours at one of our favorite retailers below:

1856 Wine & Cider on NE Prescott & 15th
649 Bottle Shop in Beaverton
Abbey Bar in NE
Bales Gardenhome Marketplace
Beaumont Market on NE Fremont & 42nd
Beer Bunker on SE Start & 78th
Beer Mongers on SE Division & 12th
Bushwhacker Cider Brookly on SE Powell & 12th
Crush Cafe in Hood River
Edelweiss Deli on SE Powell & 12th
Elephant's Deli on NW 22nd
Farm Stand Market in Hood River
Full Sail Brewery in Hood River
Green Zebra Kenton
Green Zebra Lloyd
Hollywood Beverage on NE Sandy & 28th
Imperial Bottle Shop on SE Division & 30th
John's Marketplace in Multnomah Shopping Center SW
Market of Choice on Barnes Rd
Market of Choice on Terwilliger
McMenamins 23rd Ave Bottleshop
NWIPA on SE Foster
People's Co-op on SE 21st & Tibbets
Pine Street Kitchen in Hood River
Rose City Liquor on NE Sandy & 77th
Volcanic Bottle Shop in Hood River
World Foods on Barbur Blvd

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Got a whiskey lover on your list? knock it out of the park with our Double Barrel whiskey barrel aged ice cider.  Excellent stocking stuffer, get yours at one of our favorite retailers below:

1856 Wine & Cider on NE Prescott & 15th
649 Bottle Shop in Beaverton
Abbey Bar in NE
Bales Gardenhome Marketplace
Beaumont Market on NE Fremont & 42nd
Beer Bunker on SE Start & 78th
Beer Mongers on SE Division & 12th
Bushwhacker Cider Brookly on SE Powell & 12th
Crush Cafe in Hood River
Edelweiss Deli on SE Powell & 12th
Elephants Deli on NW 22nd
Farm Stand Market in Hood River
Full Sail Brewery in Hood River
Green Zebra Kenton
Green Zebra Lloyd
Hollywood Beverage on NE Sandy & 28th
Imperial Bottle Shop on SE Division & 30th
Johns Marketplace in Multnomah Shopping Center SW
Market of Choice on Barnes Rd
Market of Choice on Terwilliger
McMenamins 23rd Ave Bottleshop
NWIPA on SE Foster
Peoples Co-op on SE 21st & Tibbets
Pine Street Kitchen in Hood River
Rose City Liquor on NE Sandy & 77th
Volcanic Bottle Shop in Hood River
World Foods on Barbur Blvd

Happy Holidays!

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Tasting tonight 4-6PM at Green Zebra (Kenton Location)

December 10, 2016, 4:00pm

Green Zebra Grocery

If you haven't tried the Double Barrel Whiskey Barrel Aged Ice Cider yet, here's your chance. Makes an excellent and unique gift for any whiskey or cider lover on your list. We'll also be pouring al...

Tasting tonight 4-6PM at Green Zebra (Kenton Location)

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Hollywood Beverage + Free Tasting Woodbox Cider

December 16, 2016, 5:00pm

Free tasting of all full line up of ciders, including our Double Barrel whiskey-barrel aged ice cider!

Hollywood Beverage + Free Tasting Woodbox Cider

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Woodbox Americana
Sidra Style Cider

Why would we call our Spanish Sidra-style cider Americana?

Historical texts from the 1880's suggest that the pre-prohibition cider in American was actually much more akin to that of old world Spain, a Sidra style if you will. Sour, aromatic, and cloudy with a long finish full of intrigue and soft tannins.

A throw-back to a true original classic, we made this cider to be distinctly American: wild, free, and boldly acidic with just the right amount of funk to get you in touch with your wild side!

Uncompromising quality, small batch, handmade & unapologetically bone dry.
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Upcoming Cider Release!

Woodbox Americana 
Sidra Style Cider

Why would we call our Spanish Sidra-style cider Americana?  

Historical texts from the 1880s suggest that the pre-prohibition cider in American was actually much more akin to that of old world Spain, a Sidra style if you will. Sour, aromatic, and cloudy with a long finish full of intrigue and soft tannins.  

A throw-back to a true original classic, we made this cider to be distinctly American: wild, free, and boldly acidic with just the right amount of funk to get you in touch with your wild side!

Uncompromising quality, small batch, handmade & unapologetically bone dry.

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Megan MacDonald McFaddenLove this logo Michael .

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Imperial Bottle Shop, FREE Tasting this Wed, Nov 30th 5-8PM

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Dan Riquierjust had the Pippin for the first time. And this is coming from a total cider snob....but it's ABSOLUTELY fantastic!

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