Award-Winning Duluth Cider Now Available in Cans

Award-Winning Duluth Cider Now Available in Cans

The award-winning Duluth Cider is making its way to the Twin Cities metro! Previously only available in draft outside the Duluth Cider taproom, J.J. Taylor Distributing Company of MN, Inc. is excited to launch Duluth Cider Gitch Semi-Sweet and its popular seasonal, Trailside Strawberry Basil, in 12oz cans.

Each Duluth Cider is produced in its production facility located in the Lincoln Park area of Duluth, MN. Every single apple Duluth Cider uses comes from the Great Lakes region, so when you drink a Duluth Cider, you’re tasting a product that truly represents Minnesota. Duluth cider makers come from the worlds of cider, wine and beer, and produce a one-of-a-kind product.

Learn about the story of how Duluth Cider came to life from Owners Valerie and Jake Scott.

The following offerings are now available at local liquor stores across the Twin Cities.

Gitch Semi-Sweet Hard Cider
Description: Gitch is short for Gitchi Gami, the Ojibwe name for Lake Superior. Gitch is a semi-sweet cider with a bold and crisp flavor profile.
ABV: 6.1%
Availability: Year-Round

Trailside Strawberry Basil
Description: Trailside combines delicious juicy strawberry with fresh-pressed Great Lakes apples and a hint of local basil. Trailside Strawberry Basil has a fruity and refreshing flavor profile.
ABV: 6.0%
Availability: Summer Seasonal

Look for the following offerings below coming soon in 12oz cans!

Las Lajas Coffee Cider
Description: Gold medal winner at the U.S. Open Cider Championship. Las Lajas is made with coffee sourced by Duluth Coffee Company from the Las Lajas Micromill in Costa Rica’s Central Valley, and sweetened with fresh apples from Bayfield, WI.
ABV: 5.5%
Availability: Year-Round

Chai Spiced Cider
Description: Chai Spiced Cider is a seasonal semi-sweet made with a belnd of rich chai spices, like cinnamon, vanilla, clove and black tea. A rich and comforting flavor profile.
ABV: 6.1%
Availability: Fall Seasonal

All Duluth Cider offerings are unpasteurized and should be kept cold. Learn more at

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