Wayside Cider Tap Room: Showcasing Cider and Community in Andes, NY

Just off Main Street in Andes, NY, down a meandering dead end road that weaves through tree-spotted rolling hills, something special is brewing — or rather — being pressed. The Wayside Cider Tap Room, which officially opened its doors late last month, is a handsome gathering place serving cider bottled just beyond the bar, as well as other New York State libations and locally sourced meats and cheeses. It is a collaboration between Wayside Cider owners Alex Wilson and Irene Hussey, and designer Sean Scherer who owns the antique and curiosity shop Kabinett & Kammer just up the road. Together, with a handful of hardworking and talented community members, they have transformed a run down barn into the bright new face of a cider revival that is swiftly taking hold across the state.  READ IN FULL