5th Annual Stone Fence Cider Cocktail

On January 20, Virtue Cider is hosting their 5th Annual Stone Fence Competition & Mitten Drive at Big Star (Wrigleyville) 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.  The event will be held: …

CiderFest 2018

Join me and Sean on October 20 for CiderFest 2018 at Taste Food and Wine (1506 W Jarvis Ave, Chicago). Sample 40 different ciders from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Oregon, France, and Spain. The $20 ticket price includes a souvenir glass and a cider-based dessert. Limited tickets available so don’t wait to buy tickets at Taste Food and Wine or online.

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 …