In places like Seattle and Portland, hard cider is taking happy hours by storm, but that makes sense—Washington State is, after all, a land of apple orchards. But what about a sudsy town like Chicago? Will cider fly in the City of Big Shoulders? We’ll soon find out: After many delays, Chicago’s first cider bar, the Northman, has finally opened in Lincoln Square, offering an Anglophilic take on the corner bar.
Photos by Nick Murway