The Northman

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Cider School: French Cider
Monday, October 9 / 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Northman
$30 per person
France has some of the strictest laws, and delicious cider. French cider making shows how centuries of tradition lead to specific techniques and distinct flavours. This class will take you through what France has to offer, and why their cidre is so unique.
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The Northman is Chicago's First Cider Pub and Bistro. Offering over 100 ciders on draft and in bottles, a complete list of cocktails, spirits, wine and beer, and the largest collection of Calvados in the United States (as far as we know). Chef Sean Sanders, a five time Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient, draws influences from some of the great cider producing regions of the world. With a specific emphasis on influences from Northern France and Southern England, The Northman brings a truly unique concept to both the cider revolution and the north side of Chicago.

The Northman à la carte 2017 Menu

Calvados Flight w/
Camembert au Calvados 15
.5oz pours

Daron Fine 5yr
Delicate with pear and apple

Calvados Coquerel Fine
Apple, hay, and an allspice finish

Claque-Pepin Hors d'Age 6yr
Between 6 and 15 years, subtle oak and fruit


The Northman is currently offering cider classes. With courses ranging from The History of American Cider to How to Make Cider, there is something for everyone, from the die hard cider enthusiasts to those just discovering the world of cider!