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Celebrate CIDER!

Thursday, October 10, 2013
From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Hard cider has come a long way over the last few years and has quickly become one of the fastest growing beverage categories in the industry. On Thursday, October 10, ECHO friends from the 21+ crowd will learn about the science, artistry and flavors of hard cider from some of the industry’s best hard cider makers of the region.

Nine cider houses converge at ECHO and provide tastings of over 30 types of hard cider. Learn the science of what it takes to make great cider from these cider makers and tasting experts.

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Anne Whyte, Vermont Homebrew Supply - Making your own hard cider at home
Albert Leger, Eden Ice Cider - Ice Cider - history, process, chemistry
Bryan Holmes, Citizen Cider - Analytics, controls, and chemistry involved in commercial production of cider.
Plus an Orchardist - Steve Wood from Farnum Hill - History of cider-making, heirloom apple varieties, and the future of cider apple orchards.

Tickets include all talks and demonstrations, a souvenir tasting glass and 10 complimentary tastings. Tickets are $20 for ECHO members and $25 for non-members. Not a member? Become one today here.
Click here to purchase your tickets now or call 802-864-1848 option 7

EXCLUSIVE VIP TASTING 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Tasting of experimental and not-yet-available-to-market Citizen Ciders with cider master and chemist Bryan Holmes. Only 40 tickets are available for this incredible opportunity for ECHO Members. Tickets are $45 and include the VIP tasting plus general admission to Celebrate Cider. These tickets will go fast so contact Karen Heil at to purchase these tickets.

Not a member? Become one today here or call Karen and she’ll take care of both your membership and your ticket purchase.

Food pairings provided by award-winning Sugarsnap.

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