October 24 - 30, 2017

October 24th, 2017 marks the first annual New England Cider week where restaurants, bars, and cider makers come together to celebrate the rich traditions and forward looking ideals in Heritage Cider production.

Born of Founder Jackson Cannon's twin loves of great ciders and good times NECW spotlights the makers of some of New England's most beloved fermentations in a variety of epic parties and educational opportunities.

• Bocce Baby: A Night of Cider at Branch Line •
Tuesday, October 24th // 4:oo PM - 7:00 PM

The juice producers at Vermont’s wildly popular Shacksbury cider head to Watertown to debut this season's offerings and friendly rounds of bocce on the patio.


• Tap Takeovers at Row 34 Fort Point // Tap Takeovers at Row 34 Portsmouth•
Wednesday, October 25th // 4:00 PM until supplies run dry!
Both Row 34 in Fort Point and Portsmouth, NH invite their friends in cider to kick off New England Cider Week with exclusive tap takeovers, including the release of Row 34’s first collaboration of a custom dry cider blend with Vermont’s Eden Specialty Cider, available on draft.

• Cider Discovery: A Fireside Chat with the Makers, Moderated by Jackson Cannon •
Wednesday, October 25th // 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
ISLAND CREEK OYSTER BAR KENMORE
From 12:00pm - 2:00pm, cider enthusiasts and industry friends come together to learn the story and history behind notable cider makers, while tasting through each portfolio. Featuring Eden, Artifact, and Shacksbury, tickets to panel and tasting are $20 and can be reserved via Eventbrite here..


• Cider Brunch at Les Sablons •
Sunday, October 29th
In celebration of New England Cider Week, Chef Jeremy Sewall of Les Sablons presents an apple bounty in partnership with oysterman and apple farmer, CJ Husk. On Sunday, October 29th beginning at 10:30am, Les Sablons’ Cider Brunch will feature a la carte menu items that incorporate the unique apple varieties grown on CJ’s Nichols Tenney Farm in Hollis, New Hampshire. Reserve by calling Les Sablons at 617-268-6800.

Menu items will include:
Burnt Apple Crepe's with whipped mascarpone and cinnamon sugar
Brioche French Toast with Caramel Apples and Roasted Pecans
Veal Tongue Sandwich with Apple Slaw, Fried Egg and Grain Mustard
Caramel Apple with Lady Apple Charlotte


• SCRUMPfest at The Hawthorne •
Monday, October 30th from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Braid your hair, unearth your best plaid shirt and get yourself to The Hawthorne for SCRUMPfest, a night of hard cider drinking, do-si-do-ing and debauchery while raising a glass to this year’s harvest! Saddle up for the menu of activities, which include carnival games, a late night movie screening, and festive music played by a very special guest.