Nine Pin Cider Works

Nine Pin Cider Works, the state’s first farm cidery, serves brews made from Capital Region and Hudson Valley apples.

Nine Pin Cider Works, the state’s first farm cidery, is a hidden gem in Albany, New York, that is dedicated to using 100% Locally Sourced New York Apples & Fruits. 

The cidery has three core ciders that it serves year-round, their signature, ginger and Belgian ciders. They also create a variety of seasonal cans and bottles based on what unique tastes they find from local ingredients. This makes it so that there is always something fresh and new to treat your tastebuds to!

Nine Pin Cider Works

Nine Pin Cider Works | Photo Courtesy of Erin McKendrick

Tasting Room

Visit Nine Pin Cider Works Tasting Room, a spacious location that allows customers to try their ciders and other local beers and cocktails from the area. Many people love to order the sampler of nine different ciders since there are so many intriguing flavors, you can’t settle on just one! Customers enjoy pairing their drinks with some delicious foods including sourdough pizzas, hand pies, Bavarian pretzels and more. 

The tasting room is open Monday to Wednesday from 11 a.m until 9 p.m., on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Reservations are not required. Visit the website here to see what’s on tap now, and to check out upcoming events! Nine Pin Cider Works often hosts karaoke, bingo and trivia, and announces different specials and collaborations frequently that you won’t want to miss!

Looking for something to do during Thanksgiving weekend? Visit Nine Pin Cider Works for Nine Pin Production Floor Tours on the day after Thanksgiving!

Nine Pin Cider Mobile Bar

In addition to the tasting room, the cidery has a Nine Pin Cider Mobile Bar that is perfect for many events including birthday parties, weddings, corporate events and more. Impress your guests with some of the best local cider New York has to offer!

“Might be the best cider I’ve ever had. I tried the nine-flight and was so glad I did, so that I could sample all of their amazing offerings. The flatbread pizzas were also quite excellent!.”

—Carolyn C., Google

Take Amtrak to Nine Pin Cider Works

Visit Nine Pin Cider via Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Station in Albany-Rensselaer – Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% Discount!

Pick up your reserved #NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car at the Albany-Rensselaer Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany-Rensselaer office today at 518-427-3893.