Flat Rock Cider Company - Cider Company in Dana NC
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Our motto is “Orchard to the Glass” for a reason. We hail from Flat Rock, North Carolina, a small village nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our families have called this area “home” for generations and our cider is made with apples and blackberries grown in our orchards and locally sourced from our community. All of our fruit is picked and pressed by hand. From the orchard to the glass, we are proud to keep our hard ciders homegrown.

GROWN & HARVESTED

Our cider is made with apples from some of the oldest orchards in Henderson County (the largest apple producing county in North Carolina). We hand pick apples to ensure we use only the highest quality in our ciders.

PRESSED

Our apples are washed, chopped into a fine puree, and pressed in our industrial bladder press, allowing us to squeeze fresh apple juice from the puree.

Fermented & Matured

Wild yeast is killed off in order to ensure a consistent fermentation. Measurements are taken in sugar content and gravities to calculate alcohol content potential. Two or three weeks later, all sugar content is consumed by the yeast, and cider becomes hard cider. Maturing our cider allows it to bring out its true flavors, much like how wine is made.

BOTTLED, CANNED & KEGGED

We blend the matured cider with different fruits. Backsweetening must be done after the cidermaking process, since the yeast consumes all of the sugar to produce alcohol during the process. We bottle, can and keg all of our hard ciders by hand.

READY TO ENJOY

Our cider is distributed to different locations in North Carolina, allowing our customers to experience cider that is truly from the orchard to the glass.

GROWN & HARVESTED

Our cider is made with apples from some of the oldest orchards in Henderson County (the largest apple producing county in North Carolina). We hand pick apples to ensure we use only the highest quality in our ciders.

PRESSED

Our apples are washed, chopped into a fine puree, and pressed in our industrial bladder press, allowing us to squeeze fresh apple juice from the puree.

Fermented & Matured

Wild yeast is killed off in order to ensure a consistent fermentation. Measurements are taken in sugar content and gravities to calculate alcohol content potential. Two or three weeks later, all sugar content is consumed by the yeast, and cider becomes hard cider. Maturing our cider allows it to bring out its true flavors, much like how wine is made.

BOTTLED, CANNED & KEGGED

We blend the matured cider with different fruits. Backsweetening must be done after the cidermaking process, since the yeast consumes all of the sugar to produce alcohol during the process. We bottle, can and keg all of our hard ciders by hand.

READY TO ENJOY

Our cider is distributed to different locations in North Carolina, allowing our customers to experience cider that is truly from the orchard to the glass.

Uplifting our neighbors and making great cider. At Flat Rock Cider Company, we strive to support local agriculture by using fresh fruit straight from our community orchards. We are proud to produce a quality hard cider that represents our values and love of our home.

Jim Revis 
The Farmer

Jim Revis is one of the key pieces that sets our cider company apart from the rest. That’s because on any given day, you will find him out in his beloved orchards, tending to the homegrown apples and blackberries that make our cider as authentic as it gets. Revis is a third generation farmer, and his Henderson County roots run as deep as the apple trees he cares for. He’s our go-to expert and supplier of the local apples that make our cider live up to our slogan, “From the Orchard to the Glass.”

Robby Pitt 
The Cidermaker

Robby Pitt is our head cidermaker, and his position is also his passion. He began home fermenting his own cider in 2014, and became a professional cidermaker in 2016. He is a certified cider maker through Cornell University and the Cider and Perry Producers of America. Robby also has a Bachelors in Creative Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University, and contributed to the recent rebranding of our company. His home away from home is our production facility, where he’s constantly working to press, process, and bottle our homegrown hard ciders. Robby is dedicated to pushing the craft of cider making to new levels in order to broaden the fanship of one of the most historical drinks in the world, and you’ll be able to taste his dedication in every sip of our ciders.

Packaged and Produced at:

1992 Dana Road

Dana, NC 28792

Bottles and FRCC growlers are currently available at our Tasting Room.