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Cider Summit Chicago


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:  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 ( 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.

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