Location: 929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207 (map)
Anything that can be pressed…..will be pressed!
Nine Pin Cider is excited to host their 5th annual PRESSING PARTY. Join the Nine Pin crew as they once again press over 100 varieties of Samascott Orchards, Lindsey’s Idyllwood Orchard, and wild foraged apples LIVE into one “MONSTER” cider blend and celebrate all things pressed. This year’s party will also feature the release of the 2017 batch of The Cider Monster!
Nine Pin’s PRESSING PARTY will include hand pressed burgers from Burger 21, french pressed coffee from Electric City Roasters, body presses through massages from Albany Massage, T-Shirt pressing from Compas Life, an apple jug bench press competition sponsored by North Albany’s CrossFit Beyond, pressed quesadillas from Muddaddy Flats, tastings from Albany Distilling Company, pressed donut ice cream sliders from The Dutch Udder Craft Ice Cream, free temporary Nine Pin tattoo presses, pressed candle stacks with Collar City Candle, a pie eating contest where you can press your face into a delicious apple pie, fresh pressed mimosa bar, and more! Winner of the bench press competition (both men and women) will receive a Nine Pin gift basket and a 1 month free membership to Cross Fit Beyond. Winner of the pie eating contest will win an amazing cider gift basket as well.
Throughout the day the apple press will be running, cider will be pouring, and they will have live original music from Jay Maloney 11-1pm, Hunny Slider 1:30-3:30pm, Side Show Willie 4-6pm with 102.7 WEQX – The REAL Alternative doing a LIVE broadcast from 12-2pm.
General Admission tickets in advance are 15$ and at the door are 20$ (include a complimentary glass of cider). Cider Monster Special tickets are 30$ and are only available in advance (includes a complimentary glass of cider and a bottle of Cider Monster 2016 to go). DD tickets are 5$.
Local vendor goods will all be available for purchase at the event.