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Cider Summit, the region’s largest cider tasting, is pleased to announce that tickets for Cider Summit Chicago are on sale. Cider Summit Chicago celebrates local, regional and international artisanal ciders and cidermakers. 

Attendees of Cider Summit CHI will have access to nearly 200 ciders, meads, and cider cocktails. They will be able to meet cidermakers, try new releases and vote via text to crown the champion of the Oaked Cider Challenge.

Additional highlights include a Cider Cocktail Lounge area, presented by Woodford Reserve, expanded food pairings and the Cider Summit store featuring event merchandise and various cider souvenirs. For the second year, Cider Summit will debut its collaboration cider at the Chicago event. This year’s collaboration partner is Tieton Cider Works.


Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

840 E. Grand Ave.

Chicago, IL 60611


Saturday, February 17, 2018

Session One: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Session Two: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.


All event tickets will be sold online in advance via the event website -


General Admission Tickets: $35 per session.

General Admission tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, 15 tasting tickets, and a $1 donation to Heartland Alliance.

A separate ticket is required for each session.  This event is strictly 21 & over - no exceptions.

About Cider Summit Chicago:

Cider Summit CHI will showcase nearly 200 ciders, meads, and cider cocktails including regional favorites and international classics. It is a unique opportunity for guests to meet and greet cidermakers and taste popular and new releases. As part of the Oaked Cider Challenge, presented by Enartis, several cider selections will be created specifically for the event. Attendees vote via text to crown the champion.

Cider Summit is presented by presented by Binny's Beverage Depot, along with supporting sponsors The Northman Cider BarWoodford ReserveEnartisHood River JuiceHotel Palomar, and Louis Glunz Beers. Media support is provided by Chicago ReaderWBEZ Public Radio, and CIDERCRAFT Magazine.  Cider Summit benefits Heartland Alliance.

For more information please visit or follow us on Twitter or Instagram @CiderSummit.  Hashtag #CiderSummitCHI.


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