Cider drinking is a lost American tradition, recapture it here and learn how to make your own! Participants will explore the history and science of cider, as well as learn the steps to turning a half gallon of apple juice from the store into delicious hard cider to drink at home. Ages 21+, one participant per ticket. General Admission is not included in the price of the ticket.
Calling all cider lovers! Join us for OMSI’s first cider pairing dinner featuring Rose Sci-der, a collaboration between OMSI and Anthem Cider.
OMSI and Anthem created a one-of-a-kind cider using a base of apple cider and a special combination of rose tea, rose water and cardamom.
Enjoy a 3-course cider-pairing dinner created by Bon Appetit’s Executive Chef, Beth LaFond and hear from Anthem Ciders’ Head Cidermaker to learn how this unique cider came together.
5:45PM: Doors Open
6:00PM: Appetizer & Mingling
6:30PM: Dinner is served
Menu: Each course will be paired with an 8oz cider
mushroom herb duxelle phyllo cup with balsamic tomato relish
Mizuna Farm spring greens | cherry tomatoes | radish | herb chevre | candied walnuts
champagne lemon vinaigrette
roasted herb and garlic pork tenderloin with cherry balsamic pan sauce
duck confit fingerling herb potatoes
sautéed asparagus and cherry tomatoes
roasted rainbow carrots with honey butter glaze
shortbread | rose cider macerated strawberries | lemon whipped cream
Tickets are $60pp (OMSI members get a 10% discount) and include dinner, refreshments & gratuity. Advance ticket purchases are required, no tickets will be sold at the door due to food ordering processes. No refunds less than 24 hours prior to the event.
This event is 21 and over only. Valid ID required.
Fermentation is one of the oldest and simplest means of preserving foods. It is also the best way to manage your gut microbiome, the ~100 trillion bacteria that live in your gut and change your health in a myriad of ways. In this class you will create a batch of sauerkraut to take home, as well as learn the basics of making your own kombucha and what a SCOBY is. You will also get an introduction to your microbiome, and learn about new scientific discoveries on the depth and breadth of how our microbiome influences our health.
One participant per ticket. General Admission is not included in the price of the ticket.
Bitters demystified! Learn how to make and use bitters in this hands-on workshop. This class will cover the history and science of bitters as well as basic formulas, tools, and processes to make bitter tinctures at home. Participants will have the opportunity to do tastings of various commercial bitters brands, as well as 36+ individual tinctures, and will blend two batches of bitters to take home.
One participant per ticket. Ages 21 and up, General Admission is not included in the price of the ticket.
Explore the wonderful world of cheese making! We’ll learn the art and science of making cow’s milk fresh mozzarella cheese in this class. Participants will sample a variety of cheeses, make their own mozzarella, and learn about several types of fresh cheeses to make at home.
Recommended for ages 8 and up with an adult, 14 and up without. General Admission is not included in the price of the ticket.
One ticket per batch of cheese, maximum three participants per ticket.