Located: Webster, Minn.
Launched: June 2014.
Ciders: Scrumpy Original, Scrumpy Sweet, white winelike Scrumpy Gold and Northern Spy.
Where to buy: France 44, the Wine Thief and Ale Jail, Blue Max Liquors, Bacchus Wine and Spirits.
Info: www.sweetland orchard.com
Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery
Located: Spring Valley, Minn.
Launched: August 2014.
Ciders: Loon Juice.
Where to buy: Mini kegs at the vineyard, France 44, Zipp’s Liquors, South Lyndale Liquors, Sentyrz Market, Elevated Beer, Wine and Spirits. Cans coming in January.
Info: www.fourdaughters vineyard.com
Located: La Crescent, Minn.
Launched: Early 2014.
Ciders: Earthy and musty Hebron estate cider, fermented with Brettanomyces.
Where to buy: Production has stalled, but we recently snagged a bottle at Surdyk’s.
Milk & Honey Ciders
Located: Cold Spring, Minn.
Launched: May 2014.
Cider: Deftly balanced American Heirloom Cider 2013, blending 83 apple varieties.
Where to buy: Draft only at all Town Hall locations, St. Paul’s Blue Door Pub, Happy Gnome and the White Horse in St. Cloud.
Info: www.milkandhoney ciders.com
Sociable Cider Werks
Located: Northeast Minneapolis.
Launched: Late 2013.
Apple graffs: Freewheeler, the robust Hop-a-Wheelie and stout/cider mashup Spoke Wrench.
Where to buy: Growlers at the taproom and on tap at select Twin Cities and Duluth bars and restaurants.