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September 30, 2016

Hard cider festival makes its way to Philly

'Tis the season for cider

Why should pumpkin beers and Oktoberfest beers get all the love once it hits fall? 'Tis the season for cider. 

At the 2016 Pour the Core festival at the Navy Yard, big names like Woodchuck, Strongbow, Jack's, Commonwealth, Original Sin and others will be providing samples of their best ciders

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The festival will take place on Oct. 15, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tickets, which include unlimited samples, are $45 online and $65 day-of if still available. Designated driver tickets are available for $15.

Besides a range of sweet, dry and crisp drinks, the festival will feature an apple pie eating contest. There's still time to sign up as a participant.

As for food, cheese curds, pretzels, sushi and other snacks will be available for purchase from a selection of food trucks on-site.

2016 Pour the Core: Philadelphia

Saturday, Oct. 15
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. | $45-$65 per person
The Navy Yard
4747 S. Broad St.