Tall Ship Cider - 8-Pack of Norwegian Ciders

Three 16 oz cans of Tall Ship ciders - Unsinkable Sam Dry Cider, Bristol Fashion Vintage Dry Cider, and South Seas Cider Tasmanian Hops

Tall Ship Cider - 8-Pack of Norwegian Ciders

These ciders from Tallship Cider in Norway are only available in highly limited quantities. Made by Abram Goldman-Armstrong, previously of Cider Riot in Portland, Oregon. Abram relocated to Sandefjord, Norway, where he now makes cider & beer at Tallship Cider. The Nordic countries in Northern Europe are home to a flourishing cider renaissance. We were fortunate to get our hands on a small number of cans of Abram's ciders while he and several other cider makers were in Portland for CiderCon 2024. (Pssst, we have a very small number of vertical flights of Cider Riot's 1763 West County ciders. E-Mail us and we might make one available to you.)

This 8-Pack of cans features a mix of Unsinkable Sam, South Seas Cider, and Bristol Fashion. 

About Bristol Fashion: Vintage Dry Cider. A proper West Country Style tannin-dominant cider, with gentle carbonation. A blend of Dabinett, Yarlington Mill, and Ball's bittersweet, Bristol Fashion has notes of leather, smoke, and caramelized apple. Abram worked with Once Upon A Tree cider in Hereford, England to press the cider apples and send the juice over to Norway where he fermented it with a neutral white wine yeast, then let it go through a natural malo-lactic fermentation to give a rich creaminess to the body, and add a rustic character to the cider. The tannic backbone makes this the perfect pairing cider for a steak, and it's also a lovely match for a vintage cheddar.

About Unsinkable Sam, from Abram: A fresh and fruity blend of Katje (Katy) and Discovery apples grown in the mountains of Norway's Telemark region. Notes of royal anne cherry, ripe strawberry, with a bright hint of acidity in the finish. One of our most popular on-premise ciders in Oslo pubs. In the style of a classic Norwegian cider but without chaptilatization, filtration or back sweetening. I was initially shocked by the level of acidity in Norwegian apples, and looked at it as challenge to overcome as a cidermaker, with Unsinkable Sam I embraced it, and I'm very pleased I did. Unsinkable Sam has earned its place in my heart one of my favorite session ciders, and is perfect with cod, whitefish, or the Norwegian summer favorite rekker og loff (bay shrimp with butter and whitebread).  Label design by Bugtears from Sandefjord.

About South Seas Cider: Hard Cider with Tasmanian Hops. Mango and green peach aromas with just a hint of caramelized sugar, along with subtle apple blossom aromas and ripe apple from the Summer Red and Discovery apples grown in Østfold (the bit of Norway on the East side of the Oslofjord nearest to Sweden). Ella hops hail from Tasmania which is also Australia's apple growing region, and join their tropical notes to the flavors of these Nordic apples. Demerara sugar from the island of Mauritius rounds out the cider, which is added in fermentation to fortify the cider, and a little added at packaging to give the cider balance. It is a great pairing for soft white cheeses, chevre, and beef. 

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If you're looking for a full case of this or any other cider, please e-mail us and we'll setup a special order for you. We can usually get more of any cider we feature in our shop, and offer a discount on full-case special orders. Most bottled ciders come in 12-bottle cases, and canned ciders come in 24-can cases. Some rare or limited ciders may not be eligible for a case order discount, but we can still get you a full case.

We ship cider in boxes that safely hold 4-bottles, 6-bottles, or 12-bottles. Order in one of those quantities (or multiples of those quantities) to maximize your shipping value. For example, if you order 2-3 ciders, there will be room left in the box and it won't meaningfully change the shipping costs to fill the box.

We do have 1-bottle boxes, but in most all instances it will cost the same to ship you a full 4-bottle box.

Shipping to a business address will usually save you a few bucks!

Shipping cost estimates:

  • Pacific Northwest/West Coast: Shipping anywhere in the Pacific Northwest or West Coast is relatively inexpensive. Almost all box sizes cost $16-21 to ship. Same is true for most destinations in the Mountain Time Zone.
  • Central Standard Time Zone / Midwest: A 4-bottle or 6-bottle box will usually cost $18-24 to ship. A 12-bottle box will usually cost $22-30 to ship. Variance depends on weight and how far from a FedEx/UPS shipping center your delivery address is.
  • East Coast: A 4-bottle or 6-bottle box will usually cost $20-25 to ship. A 12-bottle box will usually cost $25-35 to ship. Variance depends on weight and how far from a FedEx/UPS shipping center your delivery address is.

Important Shipping Information:

  • We are able to ship cider to most, but not all, states.
  • Legally, someone 21+ must be present at the time of delivery to sign for the cider. We cannot ship to PO Boxes or AFO/FPO addresses.
  • Shipping prices vary by weight and destination. How far you are from Seattle (where we ship from), and remote vs. central your shipping destination is, and how heavy your box is will make shipping vary.
  • The bigger the box, the less you pay in shipping on a per-bottle basis. We ship in 1, 4, 6, and 12 bottle boxes - order in those quantities for the best shipping value. The size of the box matters as much as the weight, so don't leave empty slots in your bottle box! Shipping 1-2 bottles will cost the same as shipping 4-6 bottles in most cases. Shipping a 12-bottle box is usually only $3-5 more than shipping a 4-6 bottle box.
  • Re-delivery and returns are the responsibility of the customer.
  • We don't recommend shipping during periods of extreme weather. If your area has weather of concern, please contact us and we can hold your order. 

We can usually accommodate rush requests for delivery or pickup. Please e-mail us at cider@pressthenpress.com or call/text us at (206)395-4008.

We offer home delivery of cider orders for customers in the Seattle area, including the east-side. Someone 21+ must be available to accept the delivery. We will be flexible in scheduling a delivery that works for you. Most deliveries are made within a few days of the order being placed.

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