Walk into any reasonable well stocked bottle shop/ off-license / liquor store anywhere in the English-speaking world you’ll probably be able to find a bottle of Thatchers Gold Medium Dry. Well, you might be able to find a bottle of it. I couldn’t, I found a 4 pack of cans.
I’ve left London on a west bound train. I’ve got my bike loaded up with 10 kilos worth of cloths and cameras. I’ve got 70 odd kilometers ride a head of me today. This is my first time into Somerset, I’m trying to get a good sense of what makes Somerset cider unique. This is my UK Cider Tour Day 1.
Gwynt y Ddraig is Welsh for the Dragons Wind. A small cider maker in southern Wales. It started out as a hobby and grew into a business. This cider is the one that got them on the map. Gwynt y Ddraig’s Gold Medal Cider as the name suggests, was their first cider to get a gong.