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Stone Fence Cocktail Session at The Northman

Become the bartender during this cider cocktail-making tutorial at 7 p.m. on April 3, where participants will learn how to create cider- and liquor-based cocktails with ease. The cost is $30 (plus $2.04 fees) to take part in this informative session. Tickets include a flight of four ciders, light snacks and course instruction. Bonus: sessions always…

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One Tree Hard Cider Grows Illinois Distribution

One Tree Hard Cider recently announced that it has partnered with Illinois-based distributor Intertrade USA to make its cider available to craft cider fans throughout Illinois. The ciders are currently available in Washington State, Montana and Northern Idaho. One Tree is excited to expand its footprint beyond the cidery’s core northwest home. One Tree brought its ciders to…

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Starcut Releases Immortal Jelly Seasonal Cider

Elk Rapids, Michigan-based Starcut Ciders has announced the seasonal release of Immortal Jelly. Immortal Jelly (5.2% ABV) is a semi-dry hard cider inspired by parent Short’s Brewing Company’s Soft Parade, an eminently drinkable Fruit Rye Ale brewed with rye flakes and loaded with pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. The rose-colored ale has aromas of ripe strawberries and grain. Immortal Jelly…

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2017 CiderCon Recap—Fast Facts from USACM, & New Leadership Is Named

The 2017 CiderCon unfolded in Chicago earlier this month, bringing together cider professionals and aficionados from across the globe. Be sure to check out our photo booth photos, CiderShare photos, Workshop and Exhibition photos and information on 2017 CiderCon award winners! CiderCon was created to present the commercial cider industry with an outlet to meet, share ideas, collaborate and also effect…

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Congratulations to CiderCon 2017 Award Winners!

At the 2017 CiderCon the USACM expanded their awards program, honoring outstanding cider makers, distributors and events from each region of the country. Watching the winners (listed below) accept these well-deserved awards was a great crescendo to this amazing celebration of the cider industry! Check out photos from the 2017 CiderCon awards ceremony winners and attendees! Northwest…

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Photos from CiderCon 2017 Workshops and Exhibition

2017 CiderCon saw people from all over the cider industry coming together to learn and share knowledge. We had a great time talking cider with you! Were you at the conference? Did we get your photo? We’d love to hear your conference stories. Share in the comments below! Check out our photos from the 2017 CiderCon workshops…

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CiderShare Photos from 2017 CiderCon

The first night of the 2017 CiderCon kicked off with a Welcome Reception and CiderShare for all conference attendees. So many great ciders were poured—we couldn’t resist trying them all! Were you part of the crowd? We’d love to hear about your favorite cider from the gathering. Tell us in the comments below! See all of our…

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Cider Culture Photo Booth at 2017 CiderCon

Hello, Chicago! Cider Culture is thrilled to be on-site for the 2017 CiderCon. Let the cider fun begin! Last night we set up a photo booth during the CiderShare and Welcome Reception held in the International Ballroom at the Hilton Chicago. Thanks for stopping by to meet us—be sure to tag yourself in our photos and…

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Stem Ciders Taking Chicago by Storm with Tastings & Instagram Contest (Feb. 4–14)

In celebration of the three large cider events taking place in Chicago in the days ahead—Chicago Cider Week, CiderCon and Cider Summit—Stem Ciders will be hosting a variety of tastings throughout the Windy City from February 4–14. Look for Stem Ciders at the following locations on these dates: February 4: Bitter Pops, 4–9 p.m. February 6: Kaiser Tiger, 7–9 p.m. February…

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