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Nine Pin Cider’s Pressing Party 2017
November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm EST$5 – $30
Nine Pin Cider is hosting its fourth annual Pressing Party, where the cidery will press over 100 varieties of Samascott Orchards, Lindsey’s Idyllwood Orchard and wild foraged apples into one “MONSTER” cider blend. This year’s party on Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m.–6 p.m., will feature the release of the 2016 batch of the Cider Monster, with limited amounts of 2015 Cider Monster bottles available as well.
The Pressing Party will be a celebration of all things pressed, including the following:
- Pressed paninis from Sweet Mama Mia
- French pressed and aeropressed coffee
- Body presses through massages from Albany Massage
- T-shirt pressing, courtesy of Troy Cloth & Paper
- Apple jug bench press competition held by North Albany’s CrossFit Beyond
- Sliders from Slidin’ Dirty Restaurant and Food Truck
- Libation tastings from Albany Distilling Company
- Pressed donut ice cream sliders created by The Dutch Udder Craft Ice Cream
- Free temporary Nine Pin tattoo presses
- A pie eating contest, where participants will press their faces into delicious apple pies
- And much more!
The winner of the bench press competition (men and women) will receive a Nine Pin gift basket and a one-month free membership to CrossFit Beyond. The winner of the pie eating contest will grab a cider gift basket prize!
There will be cider pours for purchase throughout the day and music from The Sacandaga String Band, Ryan Leddick Trio and The Other Brothers. Plus, 102.7 WEQX – The REAL Alternative will be doing a live broadcast from noon–2 p.m. Local vendor goods will all be available for purchase at the event.
General admission tickets for Nine Pin Cider’s Pressing Party are on sale for $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and each ticket includes a complimentary glass of cider. Cider Monster Special tickets are $30 and are only available in advance, and include a complimentary glass of cider and a bottle of Cider Monster 2016 to go. Designated driver tickets are also available for $5 per person.