ABOUT - Blake's Hard Cider
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Blake’s Hard Cider Co. is an independent, family owned Michigan craft cidery offering an adventurous exploration of all things cider.

GENERATIONS OF TRADITION IN EACH DROP

With a desire to explore farming, in 1946 Gerald and Lovey Blake moved their family of 13 kids out of the suburbs and on to a hundred-acre plot of land in Armada, MI with a 3-bedroom farmhouse.

Twin brothers, Pete and Paul Blake, returned after graduating from Michigan State with an interest in growing what their family had built over the years, adding more diverse experiences for visitors.

Years later, Paul’s son, Andrew Blake, who had grown up working on the farm with his family, returned to Armada with a desire to explore hard cider. With his family’s blessing and support, Andrew founded Blake’s Hard Cider in 2013.

The best hard cider starts with the best apples

By growing, pressing and fermenting our own apples on our farm we’re able to proudly and consistently introduce a truly authentic and uncompromised craft hard cider experience.

Perfecting the apple for over 75 years

The Blake family has been growing apples for over 75 years. That farming heritage and expertise of growing delicious apples results in the best hard cider in the industry.

WHAT MAKES BLAKE'S BETTER?

With over 70 years of apple harvesting experience, we’ve perfected a 5 apple blend, creating a cider base that’s truly derived from our backyard.
Our ciders contain nearly half the sugar of national leading cider brands. We pride our ourselves in offering customers a taste of our orchard, instead of concentrate and additives.
Having the ability to grow, press, and ferment on our farm allows us to craft the freshest all natural & gluten free hard cider.

VISIT OUR FARM & TASTING ROOM

Come out and see why we were voted one of the “Best Bars in America” by Esquire.
Aside from the delicious food we offer in our Tasting Room, we also feature ciders on tap that you can not buy in stores as well as a variety of wine & craft beer brewed on our farm.

FIND SOME REAL HARD CIDER

For those who can’t make it out to the farm fortunately you can use our Cider Finder to locate some near you.