Summerland, Okanagan Valley
NOMAD CIDER, located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, is a farm-to-glass craft cidery passionate about making cider the way it has been traditionally crafted; by hand with only fresh-pressed apples and pears. They are committed to producing exceptional cider made only from the local varietals grown by themselves and their dedicated farming partners in the Okanagan-Similkameen region of BC.
The focus is to be nomadic in global cider culture by stylistically representing cider regions from around the world. Devoted to exploring food, drink, and culture. Their thirst for knowledge and new experiences continually inspire them to create great-tasting regional centric ciders.
single varietals + wild orchards
Hand-crafted cider made from one variety of apple, to showcase the inherent characteristics of specific herigate cider fruit. Single orchard, and vintage specific.
~2021 COX’S ORANGE PIPPIN ~
This is the classic English apple, often regarded as the finest of all apples. It was first identified in 1825 by an English retired brewer and amateur arborist Richard Cox. An unparalleled complexity of flavours, at once picy, honeyed, nutty, aromatic yet subtle, with an ideal balance of sweet and tart.
COX’S ORANGE PIPPIN 500ml | SKU #250437 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2021 PORTERS PERFECTION ~
Found as a chance seedling in the garden of Charles Porter during the 1800’s. Classified as a medium bitter-sharp cider apple, so when pressed, it produces a sharp juice with high levels of tannin.
PORTERS PERFECTION 500ml | SKU #250421 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2020 DABINETT ~
Lemongrass and vinous tones on the nose. Limestone and lemon zest on the palate. High acidity and medium tannin.
Classed as a “bittersweet” cider apples, yellow-green fruit flecked with red, usually harvested in November in the UK. The flesh is greenish and aromatic
dabinetT 500ml | SKU #463428 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2020 KINGSTON BLACK ~
Bright and tart green apple on the nose and pallet. Long ripe apple finish. High acid and medium tannin.
A small dark red apple, formerly grown in the West Country cider-producing regions of England, and now a popular variety amongst cider enthusiasts. However it is not the easiest of varieties to grow, generally considered a poor cropper yet produces some of the best bittersharp juices and said to be “the most valuable cider apple
Kingston Black 500ml | SKU #64408 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2020 MICHELIN ~
Honeydew melon on the nose. Lemon and banana on the palate. Medium acidity and medium tannin.
Originating in Normandy although rare in France by the 20th century became the most planted cider variety in England. A mid-season, medium ‘bittersweet’ apple, relatively high in sugars, low in malic acid, and high in tannins. Its avoidance of biennial fruiting tendencies makes it a reliable cropper, typically a nice blending apple with Dabinett or other varieties.
MICHELIN 500ml | SKU #463425 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2021 BLAUCHER ~
Originating in north eastern Switzerland during in the early 1800’s, where it was made into a traditional sparkling apple-wine. This apple’s flesh is pale greenish, firm and coarse-grained with a dry-ish texture, while the juice is sweet, mildly spicy and somewhat acidic.
BLAUACHER 500ml | SKU #250429 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2020 BULMERS NORMAN ~
Caramel and toffee on the nose. Clementine and honeysuckle on the palate. Medium tannin and acidity.
H.P. Bulmer is a long-established English cider manufacturer. From traditional beginnings, in the 19th century it is now the largest cider brand in the UK. The company played an active role in the development of English cider, including investing in orchards, production techniques and different varieties. Bulmers Norman is one of their “in-house” varieties, although as the name suggests it almost certainly originates from the region of Normandy in France. BN produces a bittersweet juice.
BULMERS NORMAN 500ml | SKU #463412 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2020 FREQUIN ROUGE ~
Floral honey and baked apple pie on the nose. Full-bodied with notes of orange bitters. Very firm tannins and medium acidity.
A traditional and important French cider variety producing a strong bittersharp juice. It originates from the extreme west of France in the region of Bretagne and is used in all the French cider-growing areas as well as a required variety for several appellations (Cornauaille in Bretagne & Pays d’Angu in Normandie)
FREQUIN ROUGE 500ml | SKU #463417 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
These small-batch ciders were conditioned on fresh fruit and botanicals to infuse them with natural flavours.
~2021 HASKAP BERRY ~
Crafted with care using local, fresh-pressed cider and dessert apples. Local whole Haskap berries were conditioned on fully fermented cider for 1 month. Tart blueberry and raspberry. Structured tannins with a long mixed berry finish.
HASKAP 500ml | SKU #463404 |$6.99| AVAILABLE
~2021 BELGIAN ROUGE ~
Cider made in the style of a Belgian Rouge beer: Fermented with monastic Belgian beer yeast, aged 2 months on cherries, cranberries, and raspberries, then slightly soured. Thick and fruity with lots of body.
BELGIAN ROUGE 500ml | SKU #99870 |$6.99| AVAILABLE
Crafted with care using local, fresh-pressed cider and dessert apples. Local whole strawberries were conditioned on fully fermented cider for 2 months. Freshly picked strawberries + Citrus and melon. It Finishes dry with hints of grapefruit.
STRAWBERRY 500ml | SKU #73276 |$6.99| AVAILABLE
Fermented with care using local, fresh-pressed cider, and dessert apples. Local whole raspberries were conditioned on fully fermented cider for 2 months. 6.5%
RASPBERRY 500ml | SKU #73260 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
Hand-Crafter Cider made from single varietals of cider apples grown locally. Single varietal, single orchard, and vintage specific.
~2019 SEMI-DRY ~
Crafted with care using local, fresh-pressed cider and dessert apples. An honest Okanagan-Similkameen expression with its crisp and refreshing fruit-forward apple aroma and palate. The same product as The Original, now in a bottle! 6.5%
Semi-Dry 500ml | SKU #55713 |$4.99
2021 Semi-Dry 20L Kegs | SKU #52991 |$160.00 | AVAILABLE
Made with 100% Pears – Bosc, Anjou and Bartlett. An elegant semi-dry with a floral nose and crisp effervescent finish.
2019 PEAR 500ml | SKU #205524 | $6.99 | AVAILABLE
2021 PEAR 20L KEGS | SKU #521688 |$160.00 | AVAILABLE
Representing influential cider regions from around the world.
~ 2020 TRADITIONAL DRY~
A homage to the classic English style with its complex flavour profile. Cider apples fermented with natural yeast. 6.5%.
Traditional Dry 500ml | SKU #55630 | $6.25 | AVAILABLE
~2020 BELGIAN ROUGE~
Cider made in the style of a Belgian Rouge beer: Fermented with monastic Belgian beer yeast from Field House Brewing, aged 2 weeks on cherries, cranberries and raspberries, then slightly soured. Thick and fruity with lots of body. 7%.
2019 Belgian Rouge 500ml | SKU #99870 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2021 SPARKLING SAGARDO~
Made in a modern Spanish style with on-skin fermentation and balanced volatile acidity. Fresh green apple notes with earthy tones, bright acidity and tannin structure for a long finish.
Sparkling Sagardo 500ml | SKU #81673 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
A lightly carbonated German-style cider with high acidity and low tannin. Notes of lemon and rhubarb.
2019 Apfelwein 500ml | SKU #64629 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
A naturally sweeter cider with full apple flavour and smooth acidity. Made through a traditional French process of denitrification resulting in an incomplete fermentation, leaving some residual sugar. Made with 100% organic apples.
KEEVED CIDER 750ml | SKU #81907 |$25.00| AVAILABLE
This late-harvest-style cider is bursting with tropical flavours like papaya and banana. Made by cryo-extraction of fresh-pressed apple juice.
ICE CIDER 375ml | SKU #8190 |$25.00| AVAILABLE
Ciders fermented or aged in barrels giving them complexity and longevity.
~2021 MAPLE BOURBON BARREL~
Bright and refreshing with hints of banana, butterscotch and vanilla. Fresh-pressed cider varieties, all grown locally in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys. Aged 2 months in Woodford Reserve Kentucky straight bourbon barrels. Bright and refreshing with hints of banana, butterscotch and vanilla.
Maple Bourbon Barrel 500ml | SKU #205554 |$6.99 | AVAILABLE
~2019 PINOT NOIR BARREL~
A 2 stage fermentation on Blue Mountain Winery pressed Pinot Noir skins and then finished in neutral French oak barrels from Blue Mountian Winery as well. Dry and tannic with hints of vanilla, toffee, cherry, and cassis.