5 Local Spots to Sip Apple Cider in Rhode Island

There is nothing better than a fresh cup of apple cider, paired with an apple cider doughnut of course!

Photo by Samantha Labrecque.

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.

Autumn and all of the fun fall activities are in full swing. After a day of apple picking and exploring a corn maze, there is nothing better than a fresh cup of apple cider, paired with an apple cider doughnut of course! Check out these five local spots and sip their locally-made and pressed apple cider.


Hard Pressed Cider Company

For delicious and fresh pressed apple cider, visit Hard Pressed Cider Company. This cider company uses fresh and local apples to make their apple cider from scratch. Plus, try a cider slushy.

How to get it: Open Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Details: Windmist Farm, 71 Weeden Ln., Jamestown, 401- 595-4828, hardpressedcidercompany.com


Appleland Orchard

If you are looking for all natural and unpasteurized cider, Appleland Orchard is the place to visit. With a variety of apples and award-winning cider, this roadside stand offers up a great cup of apple cider, you’ll want more than one cup!

How to get it: Open daily, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

The Details: 135 Smith Ave., Greenville, 401- 949-3690,  applelandorchardri.com


Pippin Orchard

This orchard offers a variety of fresh fruit desserts and ciders. The apple cider is made right at the orchard and is sure to get you feeling festive. Might we suggest a candy apple, too?

How to get it: Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Details: 751 Pippin Orchard Rd., Cranston, 401- 943-7096, pippinorchard.com


Sunset Orchard

This orchard offers freshly made apple cider straight from the orchard’s trees by the gallon to the cup. The cider is non-pasteurized and made with a variety of apples. Pick up a gallon, half-gallon, quart or pint to go or enjoy it right there on the spot with a cup!

How to get it: Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Details: 244 Gleaner Chapel Rd., North Scituate, 401-934-1900, sunsetorchardsri.com 


Jaswell’s Farm 

We might be biased, but we sure think that Rhode Island’s Apple Valley orchards have some of the best apple cider around! Sip Jaswell’s delicious, straight from the tree apple cider in either a personal carton size or in a half or full gallon to enjoy at home.

How to get it: Swing by the store from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, or place an order online here.

The Details: 50 Swan Rd., Smithfield, 401-231-9043, jaswellsfarm.com