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Thanksgiving Cider Parings

Cider is a great alternative to wine for your Thanksgiving table. Considering the cider traditions of the US and the resurgence of the beverage Pick(ing) Cider will be sure to impress your guests. To help navigate the world of ciders, we’ve compiled a list to help you choose the perfect Thanksgiving cider pairings for your holiday feast. Appetizers Sparkling Ciders/Perry Tieton Sparkling Perry Prima …

Second Annual Chicago Cider Week: Recap

A few weeks ago was the Second Annual Chicago Cider Week. This amazing event celebrated all things cider throughout Chicago. There were way too many events to recap/attend, so here are some of our highlights. Monday         The Northman kicked off the event with Cider School featuring Angry Orchard (check out our summary here.) Tuesday The following day we attended the Cider Education …

4th Annual Stone Fence Cocktail Competition & Mitten Drive

On January 14, Virtue Cider is hosting their 4th Annual Stone Fence Competition & Mitten Drive at The Violet Hour. The Stone Fence Cocktail Competition brings together 10 of Chicago’s top bartenders to compete with their take on a traditional American cider-based cocktail, the Stone Fence – which is traditionally a blend of bourbon or rum and hard cider. Last year we had a great time sampling …