News From the Cidermaker

11/7 Taproom Trivia has moved to Thursday nights at 7pm with a new company; if you missed the music round, it's BACK!!

6/29 Heads up, guys: OUR TAP ROOM WILL BE CLOSED ON WED JULY 4TH,  and then back to the usual shenanigans on Thursday, July 5th. Happy holiday, everyone! 

4/30 Ok, we lied; we said we'd have two releases on Saturday, May 5th, but since it's the fifth day of the fifth month, we thought it apropos to have FIVE  new releases! See our Facebook event page for details! 

4/12 We're gearing up to bring you not one small batch release the first week of May, but TWO !! Teaser: each one celebrates an event that falls on May 5th!

2/28 Surprise!! We have a small keg of our pineapple jalapeno cider, "Holla Pina" back on tap! Served in our tap room only--it won't last long!

11/29 Wool Socks is back, y'all! Stop by the tap room to get this Christmas in a cup! 

11/16 Thanksgiving holiday hours: Wed 2pm-10pm (NO TRIVIA ON THE 22ND!), closed Thursday, and Friday 2pm-11pm. Have a great holiday, everyone!

11/04 Our fall seasonal, Chai-Jacked, a chai pumpkin semi-sweet cider, is selling like hotcakes! Swing by the tap room and get a growler--it won't last long!

8/1 Stop by the tap room and get $3 off 64oz growler fills of Red Clay cider every Thursday!

6/26 You asked, and we delivered; our ginger blueberry is now on tap for a limited time!

6/1 The perfect storm is back, folks! Stop in the tap room to get a gobful of the tart nor easter! 

5/16 We're proud to announce that Red Clay Ciderworks was voted best Cider Maker of the year at the NC Brewers fest last weekend! That's quite an honor, especially considering all our talented fellow cider makers in attendance! Thank-you from the bottom of our cider-filled hearts, fans!!

4/1 Small batch release of Fuzzy Pomme , a semi dry cider with a touch of tartness from hibiscus and a subtle peach finish. Stop by the tap room to try some--it won't last long!


big day today! cans of queen city common and cherry bobbin' trolls will be available for the first time ever in our tap room! We're also rolling out our winter seasonal, wool socks, a black currant cider infused with mulling spices. Oh my!!

Also, hot mulled cider is back! Ask for a mug with a cinnamon/sugar rim--yummo!

United states association of cider makers

Cheers to cider!


Apple Season Video with rcc

unc tv

State-wide media coverage for red clay ciderworks!

Charlotte Agenda

Charlotte Welcomes Red Clay

Time Warner Cable News

Charlotte's First Cidery-Video

Charlotte Agenda

Sneak Peak

Charlotte Business Journal

Behind the Scenes

Charlotte Agenda

Red Clay Progress Update

What To Do In Charlotte In 2015

Cheers Charlotte

Red Clay Adds To Brewery Corridor

Charlotte Observer

Cider makers join craft brew scene

Creative Loafing

Hard Cider Wave Hits Charlotte

Cheers Charlotte

Charlotte's First Cidery To Open


Hard Cider's "massive comeback"


Cheese & Cider Pairing 7pm    

Red Clay Ciderworks and Orrman's Cheese Shop are joining forces to bring you another sensational night of cheese and cider pairings!
Cider maker Jay Bradish and cheese expert Rachel Klebaur will be on hand to walk you through four different pairings, each with their own delectable panache.
Ticket link and more info here.



Join us for our biggest event of the year where you can watch apple pressing, drink from a Txotx, shop in a craft vendor market, listen to live music and eat great food all in one place! Details here!



It's the third sunday of the month, so you know what that means! PEPPERBOX DOUGHNUTS is back with their amazing doughnut creations! Details here. 


Murder Mystery 7pm

Enjoy sipping on cider while you solve a mystery! Details here!


Pie & Cider Pairing 7pm

Cider maker Jay Bradish and Baking Scientist Monica Nye, PhD, of A Smart Cookie, will walk you through four different pairings, each with their own unique flair. Seating is limited, so don't wait to get your ticket!


Christmas Card Workshop 2pm

Join Restoration Wares at Red Clay Ciderworks to make your own Christmas cards! Details here!