As part of our ongoing educational series, Jerry’s is excited to bring you “All About Cider”, a panel discussion with the best and most knowledgeable people to discuss cider we know. Our panel includes:
Gregory Hall – Founder Virtue Cider, Goose Island Beer Co.
Michelle Foik – Founder Eris Brewery & Cider House
Brian Rutzen – Cider Director at cider-focused bar The Northman.
Paul Vander Heide – Co-Founder, VanderMill
Richard Bertsche – Founder, Prima Cider
Moderator: Josh Noel, Travel & Beverage Writer for the Chicago Tribune

The focus for the night is obviously cider, and the many different aspects of bringing this delicious beverage to you.  We’ll cover many topics, including:
-Apple Varieties. Purposes for using specific varieties.
-Different styles of cider.
-General process of making cider. How it’s different from other beverages (like beer).
-Barrel-Aging program and it’s impact on flavor.
-Other ingredients and their impact/purpose (fruits, nuts, etc).
-Market Growth/Expectations for Cider in the future.
-And whatever else happens to come up!

This is a FREE event; pay as you go for food and drinks.
RSVP does NOT guarantee entry, so we recommend coming early. If you want to have dinner, we recommend coming even earlier so servers are not trying to talk over our distinguished panelists.

Jerry’s – 1938 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 – View Map