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March 25, 2021
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Getting to Know Unpossible Mead

The craft beverage industry is an ever-growing landscape with new characters every week.  One of the fermented drinks that recently started to get more attention is […]
December 30, 2020

Cider Summit Chicago Goes Virtual

One of our favorite cider events has a change of plans. Cider Summit Chicago is accepting pre-orders for its “Festival-To-Go Tasting Kits.”  Kits are being released in […]
October 19, 2020
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Affy Tapple Beer Collab with Phase 3 Brewing

When it comes to the Chicagoland area two things we know for sure are food and beer.  That is why we were delighted to hear that […]
July 24, 2018
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South Loop Cider & Beer Festival 2018

Chicago’s South Loop Festival has become a year-round staple for cider drinkers to gather in Women’s Park.  We have attended the festival for the last couple […]
February 10, 2018

Second Annual Chicago Cider Week

Submitted by Surrounded by Michigan, Wisconsin, and Northern Illinois, Chicago enjoys a rich culture of apples. Cider is naturally Chicago’s drink of choice for celebrating and […]
January 9, 2018
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Ferro Farms: Midwest Masters

What makes most cider and cidermaking intriguing to our team is the grounding nature of family and tradition in the industry. Small farms or family-owned orchards […]
October 17, 2017
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Event Preview: Morton Arboretum Cider Festival 2017

  Another year has passed and fall is upon us… again.  There is no reason to fret, lone traveler. Fall season is the best season! And […]
September 26, 2017
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Foraging: Wild Alchemy Cider

As cider lovers, we all know that the magic is in the fruit, the apple!  Less often thought about is how all apples don’t always come […]
April 6, 2017

2 Fools Cider Event in Naperville, IL

  2 Fools is a relatively new cider company out of Naperville, IL. This is very close to where I, Trevor, reside, so I, naturally,  had […]