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#1 Independent Cidery in the Country Awarded by Leading Industry Expert M. Shanken Communications

Corvallis, OR.– July 5th, 2023 For the second year in a row, 2 Towns Ciderhouse announced it was the recipient of the highly coveted Impact Hot Brands Award by M. Shaken Communications, the leading publisher in the U.S. Wine & Spirits industry.

Each year, Shaken’s Impact Newsletter recognizes the brands driving the fastest growth in the beverage industry. To qualify as an Impact Hot Brand, companies must show: A) double-digit growth each year in 2020, 2021 and 2022, B) at least 15% growth in 2021-2022, C) special consideration – at least 5% growth in 2022 and at least 15% growth since 2019, and D) significant new product.

In the 2022 calendar year, 2 Towns Ciderhouse focused on expanding its imperial products, including the launch of the Cosmic Explorer Series–a line extension of the #1 selling canned Imperial in the country, Cosmic Crisp® – and adding a sequel to the original Imperial cider, The Bad Apple, with Super Bad Apple. Further, it extended its distribution footprint into both Colorado, and Indiana, resulting in total distribution to 15 states.

“This recognition from Shanken Communication re-affirms our steadfast mission of bringing boldly-crafted cider back to the people,” said co-founder Aaron Sarnoff-Wood. “We are extremely proud of our team to not only be considered for this achievement, let alone bringing it home.”

2 Towns Ciderhouse was founded on the belief that the long history of cidermaking demands respect and deserves to be done right. Starting with the highest quality, whole ingredients from local farms, we take no shortcuts in crafting our ciders. Over the years our company has retained these core values to branch out into different segments within the alcohol beverage space to become a premium total beverage company. Our goal is to create the best craft beverages on the market and continue to develop and evolve the beverage space in innovative new ways.

From humble beginning in 2010 in an old 900 sq. ft. 2 car garage we have grown into one of the largest craft beverage companies in the northwest now employing over 100 individuals, distributing to 15+ states and running 3 different production facilities totaling almost 100,000 sq. feet. As a family-owned company, we are committed to the growth of our team and enrichment of our communities. We take pride in producing true Northwest craft beverages. For more information on 2 Towns Ciderhouse, visit

Contact: Danelle Kronmiller – Marketing Director
Email: [email protected]
Office: (541) 224-8672