When you make cider with us you don't have to pay any liquor tax and and you get to play a fun part in the process too.

 Because your beverage doesn't have to travel far we use a lot less preservatives than those from the liquor store - better for your body!

We are very proud to be a small Kamloops owned and operated on-site brewery, cidery & winery.

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Make Craft Cider Kamloops BA Brewmaster Kaml

How to Make Cider With Us

Step 1 - Choose Your Cider

Either from our list here online or in store, choose the batch of cider that you would like to make with us, either dry, off-dry or sweet (we recommend off-dry, but the choice is yours!) Each batch is 23L.

Step 2 - Pitch the Yeast

Come into store to pay and pitch the yeast. Although only taking a few seconds, this is the most important step in making with us and is a legal requirement. Sprinkling the yeast is what starts the process of turning the lovely juice into delicious cider, so enjoy the moment! 

Step 3 - Let Us Do The Work

Your cider will be ready in 4 weeks. During this time, you can sit back and relax while we do the rest.

Our team will be caring for your cider while it ferments, clears and settles before moving it into an aging room until you are ready to come in to bottle.

Step 4 - Call to Make an Appointment to Bottle

When you are ready, and the "due date" is coming up or already past, simply call us to make an appointment to bottle. We need minimum two days notice!

The number of bottles you will require are noted below this process timeline. If you would like to save any bottles that you have already, simply rinse them out after drinking and bring them with you on the bottling day. If you do not have any bottles at home, you are welcome to buy bottles from us on the day. If you intend to use cans we will provide these on the day.

Step 5 - Come in to Bottle or Can!

On your appointment day, come in to bottle or can your cider! If it is your first time, or if you need a refresher, our friendly team will lead you through the entire process.

It is best practice to sanitize your bottles prior to bottling. If you do not have a method of doing this at home, we have manual hand pump sanitizers that are free to use (takes around 10 minutes), or a sanitizing machine that automatically sanitizes your bottles in 2 minutes (the cost for which is around $2.00 per batch).

Bottling itself is a very easy process, whether you bottle into plastic bottles, glass bottles or cans. The whole process takes approximately 45 mins per batch!

Step 6 - Store Your Cider

After bottling, take your cider straight home to store until you are ready to enjoy it!

The cider made at BA Brewmaster and BA Winexpert has less preservatives than commercial ciders, which has many advantages for the consumer, but means that your cider needs to be stored in a cool dark place. It is best to keep them fridge cold, however cool garages and basements will be okay so long as they do not reach above 20°C (68°F). 

The ciders can be enjoyed straight away and do not require aging!

Step 7 - Enjoy!

The easiest step of all - enjoy!!! 

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. This means that if you try your cider and it simply does not suit your taste, all you need to do is let us know and return your full bottles or cans of cider. We will add a credit to your account and you can make another batch to find something that suits your taste. If still, you are unhappy, we will refund you entirely. This is how sure we are that you will enjoy our cider.

For more information on our Guarantee, please click here.

Craft Cider

Ready in 4 weeks

All can be made dry, off-dry or sweet, and can be fortified with hard alcohol if it suits your taste.

23L Cider: $145

Use your own bottles or buy re-usable bottles from us

65 Cans of Cider: $166

if you don't have your own bottles, use our cans which are non-reusable but recyclable

Our Cider List

Apple Cider

The taste of delicious orchard apples, light and crisp with a juicy apple bite. Enjoy any time, chilled or on ice.

Alcohol: 5.2%

Colour: Gold

Blueberry Cider

A soft lingering scent of ripe blueberries blended with a sharp apple base. Refreshing and thirst quenching.

Alcohol: 5.2%

Colour: Deep Reddish Purple

Elderflower & Lime Cider

Fresh citrus lime and warm floral notes of elderflower intermingled with fresh and fruity apple. A winning combination, the sharpness of lime with sweet fruity apple will make your taste buds tingle.

Alcohol: 5.2%

Colour: Pale Yellow

Hopped Apple Cider

Crisp and refreshing, the fruity and sweet taste of delicious orchard apples is complimented with tropical hop notes.

Alcohol: 5.2%

Colour: Gold


Mixed Berry Cider

A sweet apple base with a refreshing burst of summer berries including delicious raspberries and blackcurrants. Serve over ice.

Alcohol: 5.6%

Colour: Dark pink

Peach and Passion Cider

Light and fizzy combining both sweet and sour flavours. The sweet peach lifts the tangy passion fruit, making a very refreshing summer cider.

Alcohol: 4.8%

Colour: Warm Amber

Pear Cider

From the juiciest pears comes the best pear cider. This cider has a sweet mellow pear flavour which satisfies any thirst.

Alcohol: 4.7%

Colour: Clear Gold

Raspberry and Lime Cider

Bold aroma and flavour of fresh, juicy raspberries with a brilliant sharp lime finish. Wonderfully thirst quenching and moreish.

Alcohol: 5.2%

Colour: Deep Reddish Purple

Raspberry and Mango Cider

Fresh raspberries with a subtle hint of sweet tropical mango.

Alcohol: 4.8%

Colour: Pale Pink

Strawberry & Pear Cider

Fresh strawberries coupled with juicy pear. This cider is sweet and fruity, especially good when served chilled on a hot summer’s eve.

Alcohol: 4.7%

Colour: Pink

Farm Fresh Cider Special

We have partnered with Horsting's Farm in Cache creek to bring local Apple Cider to BA. Made with 100% Horsting's Apples, this cider is dry, crisp, fresh and 6%. Only available while stocks last - so please contact us today if you are interested!

Ready in 4 weeks

23L Horsting's Cider: $170

Use your own bottles or buy re-usable bottles from us

65 Cans Horsting's Cider: $191

if you don't have your own bottles, use our cans which are non-reusable but recyclable

Glass Bottle 355ml(650 ml) GLASS BOTTLES $2 each Full Batch (76 bottles)_ $152 Half Batch (38 bottles)_ $76 Buy once and then re-use!
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Glass Bottle 650ml

Custom Labels

We have the ability to design and print labels for bottles of wine, beer, cider, seltzer, spritzers, mead, or anything made with us or by you at home!

Have Questions?
Please feel free to contact us!