Beer's sweeter sibling is hard cider, and When the mornings and evenings start to cool down, we know fall is here. What better way to celebrate than with beer's sweeter sibling? Grab a pint of hard cider at one of these hot spots for a straight-from-the-orchard taste.
This west Philly mainstay is a local favorite, thanks to its large variety of flowing brews, including ciders. Don't miss a taste of the handcrafted Wyndridge Crafty Cider, a crisp and clean crowd-pleaser. Come for the brew and stay to take in the funky, artsy aesthetic and weekend brunch specials with friends. 4301 Baltimore Ave., 215-387-4992
This welcoming Bella Vista tap house is also home to a longtime favorite: their house-brewed Lose This Skin cider. Steeped in pinot noir grapes and crafted with wild yeast strain, this tart and refreshing drink will get you in the spirit of autumn. 824 S. Eighth St., 215-922-6387
After work, head to this Belgian resto for a taste of their Jack’s Hard Cider, a classic Gettysburg brew. Expect the taste of farm-fresh apples with every sip, and pair it with the decadent grilled three-cheese sandwich for a major pick-me-up. Pro-tip: There's a beer fridge. 136 Chestnut St., 215-413-1918
Dubbed the original wine, cheese, and beer bar, this quaint and warming café also boasts delicious, thirst-quenching ciders. Here, you can't go wrong with the Frecon Farms Hogshead Dry Cider, made from apples grown on a family orchard in nearby Berks County. Multiple locations
Locals and visitors make a beeline to this trendy Philly resto for its gorgeous, botanical bar and their outdoor patio, which is the perfect urban oasis for lounging about with drinks in hand. Take in the hip environment and wind down after a tiring work day (or week!) with a bottle of Bold Rock Virginia Apple Cider for the smoothest way to enjoy Virginian apples. 914 N. Second St., 215-627-7500