Worley’s Rocky Road Cider is one of their best sellers. The Medium sweet cider is a real festival favourite but let’s find out why. Read More
Pet Nat seems to be all the fashion in the wine industry at the moment. Then there is Tom Oliver, the cider fans cider maker. Put the two together and well … it’s the Olivers Pet Nat. Read More
Caple Rd Cider is a new product to the Australian Cider market from the English Cider makers Weston’s. It breaks a few traditions for Weston’s, this is their first canned cider and first from any of the UK big players. Read More
Breakwells Seedling is a pretty rare apple discovered in Monmouth, a little town on the Welsh border, a little over a century ago. Dunkerton’s orchards just so happen to have a few of these trees and used them to make the Dunkertons Breakwells Seedling Cider. Read More
Wilce’s have been making cider in Herefordshire for 6 generations. It’s only been the most recent generation that have been willing to sell it and not just drink it all themselves. Wilce’s Dry Cider is one of 4 varieties that now escape the farm. Read More
Continuing around Edinburgh’s pubs, I have left my run a little late and most places are finishing their lunch service. Weatherspoon’s is still going. They are about to host a craft cider festival, so I’m hoping they had something interesting in the fridge. I spy a big green bottle of Hogs Back Breweries’ Hazy Hog Cider.
For the final in my series of British Real Ciders, we visit the small town of Ross-On-Wye to sample their Traditional Farmhouse Medium Sweet Still Perry. Yeah it’s a bit of a mouth full of a name. Read More
One of things I love about reviewing English ciders is the history. Take this Bottle of Wilcox Cheddar Mill Yarlington Mill Medium Cider; you can trace its history all the way back to their first cider press which started work in 1868. History is one thing, but relying on the hard work of your great granddaddy alone does not make a good cider. Have Wilcox made a modern cider with their traditional training?