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ci·​dery ˈsī-də-rē How to pronounce cidery (audio)
plural cideries
: a place where cider is produced
Two hundred forty-seven beers and ciders from 53 breweries and cideries representing 15 states and four foreign countries entered the competition.Gregg Glaser
If you choose to explore the island by bike (rent one near the ferry landing), save the cidery for last—its offerings are more potent than their delicate appearance suggests.Kate Winslow


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: resembling, suggesting, or having the characteristics of cider
a cidery taste/aroma
Soft and cidery, fading around the edges but flavorful enough to show some charm on the finish.Wine Spectator

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Herron and his wife began work on Urban Apples, a 25-acre cidery near Grand Park. Brittany Carloni, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Nov. 2022 Cidercade in Fort Worth will be the second arcade bar by that name in North Texas, after the original opened in the Dallas Design District as an extension of Joel and Laura Malone’s cidery in Dallas’ Bishop Arts District. Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2022 Here's a look at a cidery, burger restaurant, Tiki bar and other new dining destinations coming soon to Gilbert. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 29 July 2022 The five-hour excursion is a delicious immersion into England’s autumn harvest, as is nearby Severn Cider, a cidery opened in 1956 that offers tastings and Ploughman’s platters in its serene woodland digs. Stephanie Vermillion, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Sep. 2021 The county is home to the first farm brewery, first meadery and first cidery in The Free State, as well as the largest winery — Linganore — and largest brewery, Flying Dog. Katina Zentz,, 13 Sep. 2021 Even Cache Cider, which opened as Milwaukee’s first cidery in 2020, sources apples from the area. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Aug. 2021 At his cidery, cool-weather drinkers veer toward barrel-aged, oaked hard ciders that speak to fans of bourbon. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, 17 Sep. 2020 Other local institutions also rushed to help the restaurant: A dairy farm provided food-safe hoses for pumping the wine, for instance, while a cidery offered a large tank for holding the liquid. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History



cid(er) + -ery (after brewery, winery)


cider + -y entry 1

First Known Use


1991, in the meaning defined above


1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cidery was in 1843

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Cite this Entry

“Cidery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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