Cider Week 2017 brings the top cider makers from around New York to Manhattan for one delicious week. Various restaurants and bars across the Big Apple will be hosting exclusive cider tastings and other events showcasing the best from upstate. Cider Week also raises funds that help local orchards and businesses. Read to on to find out where you can take part in the apple takeover this October!
Cider Week 2017 – From October 20th to October 29th
Broadway Dive is not your average bar. This hole-in-the-wall is an atypical neighborhood joint that serves craft beers, bourbons, whiskeys, tequilas, and other libations. They also have more than 300 bottled and canned beers. They host tons of fun events like weekly trivia nights and live music performances. It’s easy to see why Broadway Dive was picked to be part of Cider Week. It’s laid-back ambiance and friendly staff make it the perfect place to enjoy a glass of sweet cider.
732 Amsterdam Ave.
Dive Bar has over one hundred selections of tap, canned, and bottled beers. Tap ciders such as Austin Blood Orange Cider, Doc’s Draft Hard Apple Cider, and Graft Hopped Sour Cider are also available year-round. Dive Bar is a place of no pretensions where patrons come in to kick back and just hang out. Come in during Cider Week and join the apple revival movement by tasting all of their amazing ciders!
250 Vesey Street
Amada is one of the restaurants selected to also participate in Cider Week. This lovely tapas diner is themed after the region of Andalusia in Spain. The chef, Jose Garces, always adds an innovative twist to traditional Spanish dishes. Other than cider, they also serve up Spanish sangria, wines and cocktails as well as gin and tonics prepared with exotic tonic waters. Sign us up!
635 11th Avenue
Print Restaurant is housed inside what used to be a printing factory in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen. The restaurant’s cooks follow the farm-to-table concept and only use ingredients that are locally grown. The menu changes seasonally and offers dishes that are organic and also environmentally friendly. Print has built itself a name amongst the city’s top foodies for it’s bold creations and and dedication to ethical cuisine. Come in and enjoy the restaurant’s refined yet relaxed atmosphere with a glass of farm-made cider on your hand.
The Jeffrey Craft Beer & Bites
311 E. 60th Street
The Jeffrey Craft Beer & Bites is located on the Upper East Side and is also participating in Cider Week. Their beer list offers 30 rotating and also unique international and local brews. Each one is also served with an immaculate precision that also accounts for temperature levels. Their wine list also features plenty of local and national wines. The Jeffrey also turns into a cafe during the day and has an espresso bar that serves roasted artisanal coffees from NY vendors. Enjoy one of the craft-made ciders in the evening and also stay for the bar’s fun ambiance at night. After all, it’s name was inspired by the hilarious movie “Get Him to the Greek”!