US Association of Cider Makers releases first style guidelines

3rd October, 2017 by Phoebe French

The US Association of Cider Makers (USACM) has released its first set of cider style guidelines “designed to build a foundation for the lexicon” used to describe cider.

The new guidelines are designed to aid both the consumer and the industry professional in making better sense of and describing the growing range of ciders now available.

Drafted “by consensus by the board of directors”, USACM’s guidelines are not intended to be set in stone. In the addendum, the authors emphasise that this is just the start of an effort to better demarcate the category.

The guide states that it is a “living, growing document. Cider is a diverse, complex beverage, and additional definitions will be added with time to reflect this”.

The Cider Style Guide is broadly divided into….

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