2017 Seminars

Learn more about cider by attending a FREE festival seminar.
Tastings limited to those seated. Subject to change.


All About Hopped Ciders
Presented by: Nat West, Reverend Nat's Hard Cider
Session 1: 1:00PM
Session 2: 6:00PM

In this introductory seminar, learn about hops - their properties, use in cider, and characteristics of different varieties while also discussing hopping techniques, and hops suitable for cidermaking. What techniques can be employed for various types of hop extraction in cider? How can you accentuate hop aroma?

Attendees will also be treated to a hopped cider tasting during the seminar - limited quantities, while supplies last.

About Nat West:
Nat West is an award-winning, esteemed craft cider revolutionary who started Reverend Nat's Hard Cider in his basement in 2012. Known for his unusual American ciders and love of experimentation, Nat is dedicated to bringing good cider to craft beer lovers around the world. Reverend Nat's Hard Ciders are available in Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, and Montana in addition to Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Beginning with Pour the Core: Brooklyn, Reverend Nat's Hard Ciders will also be available in New York!


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