Cider / Cidre
Fresh Pressed • Mountain Made • Inspired
lekker/ˈlɛkər/ - delicious, tasty, local is lekker
We are craft beer and wine lovers too, and you will taste and see that influence in all of our ciders. We almost exclusively use beer yeast to impart flavors that we love finding in our favorite craft beers. We plan to run seasonal ciders with consumer input. Try us with your most creative, weird sounding cider ideas and you might find it in a bottle or on tap at your favorite cider dispensing abode.
Lekker Cider is about creating hard ciders influenced by creativity, natural ingredients, and a dedication to unique yet approachable fermented creations beginning with fresh Pacific Northwest apples.
LEKKER; Word Origin: Afrikaans, meaning tasty and delicious. Popular slogan promoting culture, libations and good times. Local is lekker.
Dry Hopped Bru – Hopped Cider
Eiland Guava Bru – Fruit Cider
Pippin’s Bru – Heritage Cider – Dry
CRAFT CIDER: A REVIVAL…
by Linda Garson and Tom Firth
Cider can be made in any brewery from bought apple juice, or brewed under contract, but to make craft cider you need to own your own cidery and brew in small batches from apples, with little to no carbonation. And we’re just starting to see a revival…
By Brendan Kearns
Calgary’s newest cidery, Lekker Cider, headed up by husband and wife team , Elizabeth & Brendan, is making clean, fresh styles of cider using Pacific Northwest apples and a variety of yeasts to achieve unique, yet subtle, flavour profiles. Since they’re such lovely people making equally as lovely cider, we asked them to tell us a little about themselves. Here is their story!