Recap – 5th Annual Stone Fence Cider Cocktail Competition

On January 20 Vitrue Cider held their annual Stone Fence Competition. This year saw a new venue and new competitors. As always, we enjoyed the unique takes on the traditional Stone Fence Cocktails. We profiled every cocktail on IG, but here were some of our favorites. Shelly Mercurio – Dorian’s This was Shelly’s 1st cocktail competition and we think she …

5th Annual Stone Fence Cider Cocktail Competition

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.