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Four Reasons You Will Love Dexter Cider Mill

It’s fall and we are exploring all the cider mills in an around metro Detroit so we can share our experience with you. We recently stopped by Dexter Cider Mill to try out their cider and donuts. We had a lovely time during our visit and think you and your family will enjoy it too. Here’s a few reasons we think you will love them.

Dexter Cider Mill

1. Dexter Cider Mill has been family owned and operated since 1866.

Dexter Cider Mill is the oldest continuously operating cider mill in the state of Michigan. They have been sharing their family’s passion for over 135 years.

Dexter Cider Mill

2. Dexter Cider Mill is an active working mill.

The cider mill has been operating for the past 137 years with very few changes to the process. They use an authentic oak press along with a variety of local Michigan apples to create an amazing flavorful unpasteurized apple cider.

Fresh donuts and cider near Ann Arbor

3. Fresh ingredients are key.

The mill uses only the freshest ingredients for the wide variety of baked items and delicious treats. Along with the doughnuts and cider, they also prepare caramel apples and apple nut bread daily for their guests.

The store is full of fresh, yummy treats.

4. Check out the “showcase weekends”.

Featuring food trucks and local artisans, weekends are the perfect time to drop by and visit for a cup of cold cider as well as a donut.

Dexter Cider Mill Hours and Location

The mill is open from late August through November.
Their hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 8 am until 5 pm.

Address: 3685 Central St. Dexter, Michigan 48130
Located on the bank of the Huron River, just a few miles off of I-94 off the Baker Road Exit.

Pro-Tip: Grab cider and donuts or some tasty treats then head over to the new play structure at Hudson Mills Metropark.

The parking lot is small, however there is plenty of free parking on the street as well as in a free lot nearby.

Important notes:
* Dexter Cider Mill Cider should be kept cold as it is unpasteurized.
* They only accept cash or checks.

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Check out our favorite Cider Mills here, also you can find a cider mill near you.

Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.