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CIDER SUMMIT. The Region's Largest Cider Tasting Comes to Navy Pier
The inaugural Chicago event will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 11am-7pm in the Lakeview Terrace Room at Navy Pier. The event will benefit The Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association, WBEZ Public Radio, and Heartland Alliance.
Owners and cidermakers will be on hand to inform and guide guests through the samplings which will be available in 3-ounce and 6-ounce portions. Cider Summit will feature over 60 ciders from throughout the U.S., England, Scotland, France, Spain, and even New Zealand.. The event selections are now posted at: www.cidersummit.com. The event will also feature specially selected food pairings from Fortune Gourmet.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 (cash only) at the door and are available online via Brown Paper tickets (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/292749) and at Chicago’s Hotel Palomar concierge desk. Admission includes a tasting glass and 10 drink tickets. Additional drink tickets will be available for sale onsite at $2 per ticket. The event is 21 and over only.
For those seeking to utilize public transportation, Chicago Brew Bus will provide shuttle service starting at 10:30am between the Blue Line Grand stop, Red Line Grand-State stop, and Navy Pier throughout the day. CTA buses also run directly to Navy Pier. Onsite parking is available in the Navy Pier garages.