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Jun 10, 2014

Summer Cider Tap Takeover at The Queens Kickshaw Starts June 23

Apart from the consistently delicious food, beer, coffee, and lovely surroundings, the folks at The Queens Kickshaw are also huge fans of artisanal cider. They love it so much that (…)

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Apple blossoms. Photo credit: The Queens Kickshaw.

Apart from the consistently delicious food, beer, coffee, and lovely surroundings, the folks at The Queens Kickshaw are also huge fans of artisanal cider. They love it so much that they’re holding a week-long cider tap takeover from Monday, June 23 through Sunday, June 29! Who says cider is just for Autumn?

Their tap list will include Aaron Burr, Annandale, Castañón, Christian Drouin, Domaine Dupont, Eve’s, Farnum Hill (special kegging of their Extra Dry), Slyboro, and Virtue. They’ll also feature a special preview of NYC’s first licensed urban cidery, Descendant Cider.

They are planning some cider dinners, too, on the evenings of Tuesday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 25. Here is a sneak peek at the menu ($55 includes cider/perry pairing):

Baby kale salad with lemon-parm vinaigrette, granny smith apple, hazelnuts
-w- Farnum Hill Extra Dry

Poached egg in crispy potato nest, petite sorrel, mushroom-pinenut pesto
-w- Manoir du Kinkiz Cornouaille

Corn tortellini with succotash and tomato broth
-w- Eve’s Sow the Seeds

Cheese plate with accompaniments
-w- Castanon Sidra Natural

Poached pear, dulce de leche, cider sorbet
-w- Christian Drouin Poire

For more info and to purchase tickets, head to Brown Paper Tickets. Note there are multiple seatings each evening, starting at 5:45 p.m., with the final seating at 10:15 p.m.

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About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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