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Alefort Cider Spotlight

Our cider selection at Alefort 2017 is bigger and better than ever!

Ciders are up-and-coming in the Pacific Northwest region. Many of the cideries are fresh faces to the brew game and are proving to be just as innovative and experimental as other breweries in the area. Not a cider person? Not anymore. Ciders range from bone-dry & puckery to sweet & fruity and offer just as much diversity as regular brews do.

This year, Alefort ciders come from all over the Pacific Northwest:

If you’re interested in learning more about local and regional cideries, check out Apples to Apples: A Look at Boise’s Cider Industry, With Samples! a Foodfort panel moderated by Reggie Mace of Shilling Cider. Representatives from local and regional cider houses will discuss the history of the beverage, the process of making cider and where the industry is heading in Idaho. This free, all-ages event starts at 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 25th @ the Hideout.

Alefort is hosting some pre-Treefort tastings at Bittercreek Alehouse – one for brews and one for ciders – on Sunday, March 12th. The cellared beer tasting is from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and the cider tasting is from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. There’s limited seating so buy your tickets now!


There is no cover fee to attend Alefort and drinks can be bought with tokens. Make sure to bring your steel pint cup to reduce waste at Main Stage. 21+ only!

Drinking is best when you’re free to dance, laugh, and eat, so why not be part of all the fun Treefort has to offer by getting a 5-day pass? Passes can be bought online or at the Record Exchange.