2016 cider list and tasting notes

Please note, ciders are subject to alteration at the last minute. Ciders are also subject to availability and when they’re gone, they’re gone!

Key:
S – sweet, M/S – medium sweet, M – medium, M/D – medium dry, D – dry.

BIG NOSE AND BEARDY: E. Sussex

Bit of OMFF cider   5.2%     M
Hand-picked local apples from forgotten orchards around the village, a nostalgic medium cider.

CHUCKLEHEAD: Devon

Cider   7%    M
Orange in colour, apple and barnyard aroma, with full fruit flavour.

CJS: Monmouth

Wench cider   5.5%    M
Proper stuff and jolly nice!

DORSET: Dorset 

Sweet Maiden   5.5%    S
A buxom, full bodied beauty of a real Dorset cider.

DOUBLE VISION: Kent

Elderflower perry   5.3%   M
English summer in a glass

Impeared Vision Perry   7.4%     M
Hazy yellow, tasty med/sweet pear with dry finish, seriously quaffable, silky smooth.

GLEBE: Cambridge

Side-R Lime cider   6%   M
A great mix of sweet and sour, the limes make this cider burst with zing!

GWATKINS: Hereford 

Foxwhelp cider   7.5%   D
Dry, crisp cider, full of body and flavour.

Farmhouse perry   7%    M
Aroma and flavour of sweet overripe pears that develops into a sour and dry finish.

Stoke Red cider   7.5%   S
Well bodied with a good flavour, a good apple that takes its time fermenting, making the cider late to mature.

Squeal Pig perry   4.5%   M
Sweet citrus notes aroma, a clean tasting, refreshing perry.

Yarlington Mill cider   7.5%     M
Smooth and rich with a spirit aroma and taste that resonates with the taste buds to surprise. Champion of Britain CAMRA 2009.

GOWER HERITAGE: Parkmill, Swansea

Mill Cider   8%   M/S
Golden colour, with apple aroma, earthy fresh fruit flavour, slight acidic finish.

Flower Power   7.4%   M/S
This fruity cider is based on the mill cider above, but with elderflower added. 

GWYNT-Y-DDRAIG: Llantwit Fardre, Pontypridd

Black Dragon cider   7.2%   M/D
Matured in oak barrels, rich in body and colour.

Celtic Warrior cider   5.5%    S
Golden colour, apple nose, medium sweet honey/apple taste.

Dog Dancer cider   6.5%   M/D
Bittersweet apples blended with sharp apples, smooth, crisp.

Farmhouse Scrumpy    5.5%   M
Golden colour, apple aroma, slightly sweetish fruity flavour.

Fiery fox cider   6.5%    M
Golden cider, fresh crisp sharpness.

Haymaker cider   6.5%    M
Flavours are sweet apple with hints of caramel, some barnyard notes.

Happy Daze cider   4.5%   M
A light, fruity aroma with a balanced finish.

Pyder   6%   M
Blend of apples and pear juice matured in wood.

Welsh Warrior cider    6%   M
An oak aged cider, with a fruity taste and mild acidity, produced in aid of the Welsh Warrior foundation. 

Two Trees Perry   4.5%     M
A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate, CAMRA’s 2013 silver award.

HALLETS CIDER: Crumlin, Caerphilly

Hallets Blindfold cider   6%    M
A medium cider, with a full fruit flavour and citrus finish.

Hallets Oak cider    5.6%    M
Oak conditioned, in Lowland whisky barrels.

Hallets Rum cider   5.6%    M/S
Rum conditioned.

Hallets Heartbreaker cider   7%     D
Full fruit flavour finishing with a delicate sharpness

National Treasure cider    5%     S
Sweet cider with delicate fruit flavour.

Px Sherry cider   6%    M
Finished in sherry barrels.

Perry    4.5%    M/S
Classic rich perry pear flavours made with Blakeney Red Pears from a single orchard.

HAND MADE: Chippenham

Slaughterford Valley cider   6%    D
Refreshing dry cider.

Fire Starter cider    6%  M/D
Soft zingy and refreshing blend of last year’s pressings, reflecting youthful fruitiness and fragrant nature of early season ciders.

Snake Oil Vintage cider     7.3%     D
Matured in oak for smoothness. Cannot promise it will cure all ills or give everlasting vitality but packs a punch!

LLANBLETHIAN ORCHARDS: Vale of Glamorgan

Mayday cider   6%     S
A sharp, sweet cider with good apple flavour – apple pie in a glass!

Summer Funshine cider   6%    M
A balanced medium cider. Good tannic notes and a sharp appley bite.

MERRY MOON: Kent

Dark cider of the moon   6%    M
A combination of apples and blackcurrants, which results in a smooth fruity taste.

Lemon Moon cider   6%   D
Hazy yellow colour, with lemon and apples, really thirst quenching and deliciously fruity.

Moonlight Mango cider   6%   M
Mango, who knew it? And oh so popular.

Red moon cider   6%    M
Orange yellow colour, with an apple and sweet chilli aroma, and a warming appley chilli taste.

Very Cherry cider   6%    M
Full of fruit and irresistible.

MIDDLE FARM: E Sussex

Little Red Rooster Pyder    8.4%   M
Orange colour, woody apple/pear aroma, apple/pear tart taste.

Nempnett: Somerset

Pigglets Choice Perry   6.8%   M
Easy drinking perry, hints of citrus with a lovely dry finish.

OLIVER’S: Hereford

Shazam cider    6.5%    M/D
Cloudy orange, with aroma of apples and tart lemon, smooth apple finish.

PENALLT: Monmouth

Cider    5.8%     M
Hazy medium yellow, moderate sweet and lightly acidic with a long duration, tart, farmyard, fruity.

Perry   5.7%    D
Hazy gold, perry pear aroma, a soft sweet fragrance, a taste of dry pear, vanilla and a woody note.

PINE TREES: Kent

Pear O’Duddas perry   5%   M
Hot day ………..empty cask!

RAGLAN MILL: Monmouth

Hanky Panky    6.5%    M/D
Very grown up, traditional cider, finished in whisky casks.

Cider   6%     M
A fruity medium cider, popular with all.

Barn Owl perry   5.6%   D
A crisp dry perry with a hint of lemon.

Tawny Owl perry   6.8%   M
Refreshingly medium perry.

ROSS-ON-WYE: Hereford

Cider   6.5%    M/D
Slightly dry fruity apple flavour, clean well balanced with a mild ‘wildness’.

Perry   6%    D
Hazy yellow, moderate pear and woody aroma with pears in oak taste.

SEIDR O SIR: Powys

Seidr O Sir cider   6.3%   M/S
Golden coloured and hazy, fruit and slightly spiced aroma, very fruity with a slight dry tannin finish.

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