Cider 101

Saturday, October 6 6:30 PM – Click here for tickets!

This class traces the history of cider production from its European roots and Prohibition days to its contemporary resurgence. A lineup of international styles awaits—including some from New York’s own backyard!

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Tess Rose Lampert.

What you can expect:

1 Welcome cider
6 Tasting pours of distinct ciders from Spain, France, US & beyond
Palate-cleansing bread & cheese

What you will learn:

+ How cider is made, including the types of apples used in production
+ The origins of cider culture in Europe & America
+ The various styles of cider, from bone-dry to sweeter, dessert ciders
+ How to identify and discuss the different flavors present in cider

Level: Beginner
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Bread & Cheese
Good for: Cider Enthusiast, Fun with Friends, Seasonal Drinking

Click here for tickets!

What people are saying about this instructor:

“I thought the instructor was great—very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about cider!”