Drank: Burncider (Cider Riot)

Portland’s fledgling cider scene needs something like Cider Riot. First, because the now year-old cidery brings some swagger so far unknown among the often meek glutophobes—witness the mob o   More
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Drink Review: Plastic Paddy Irish-Style Cider


Food & Drink
It is nigh on 6:30 on St. Patrick's own day. Are you not yet intoxicated in the great man's honor? Do you aspire to be?Well, might we suggest the Plastic Paddy from Portland's Cider Riot. New to shelves this very day (look at Bushwackers, 39th Avenue Mini Mart and Belmont Station) this 2-liter bottle—that's four American pints—of alcoholic apple cider just hit shelves today.Plastic Paddy is not ...   More
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Drank: Everybody Pogo (Cider Riot)

Cider Riot’s Abram Goldman-Armstrong has deep roots in the cider orchards. As a teenager, he picked cider apples in Yamhill County, then made his first batch of booze from Red Delicious apples   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

From the Vault: Cider Riot Founder Abram Goldman-Armstrong on the Charms of Apples

Local beer guy Abram Goldman-Armstrong has long been a cider fan.


Abram Goldman-Armstrong is a beer guy. Or at least that's how I've always thought of him. The local personality, Timbers Army mainstay and Northwest Brewing News writer is synonymous with local suds.And now he's gone cider.Goldman-Armstrong's new punk-rock-and-apples venture, Cider Riot, is now fully funded on Kickstarter and will be on shelves by next May.This is good news, because the cider ...   More
Monday, July 29, 2013 by Martin Cizmar


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