Category Archives: real cider

Bhel Puri and Cider Tap Euston

Bhel Puri or Bhel Poori Today is my day off and I’m heading for the back streets behind Euston Station where I recently staked out a selection of cheap and cheerful South Indian vegetarian restaurants known as ‘Bhel Puri’ houses. … Continue reading

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Real cider and Industrial Cider contrasted

From the bucolic and sunkissed to the urban and gritty, ciders are an unusual family of drinks. Real cider and Industrial Cider are contrasted here.   I don’t think any food or drink plummets through quality quite like cider. Its … Continue reading

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Strongbow Banned!

Real cider enthusiasts may be cheered by the news that Strongbow has been banned from a pub. But if we dig a little deeper, is this really more the case of a traditional pub being turned into a celebrity chef … Continue reading

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Product placement is nigh

From 28 February, branded ingredients and products will be allowed on our TV screens. Programme-makers need the money, but do we need product placement? Continue reading

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Real Cider Taste Grading

How can the taste of real cider be graded? Well one way is according to sweetness/dryness as is done for advising customers at the camra Great British Beer Festival GBBF = Very Sweet Cider = Sweet Cider = Medium Sweet … Continue reading

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Real Cider Fans On Facebook

Real Cider fans are gathering on Facebook as well as everywhere else. So if Facebook is your kind of thing, why not join us on the UK cider Facebook page. Cider on Facebook

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Blog of the Week at River Cottage – Real Cider

I was pleased to be informed that short piece I wrote last month about Real Cider was awarded “Blogger of the week” at River Cottage. Probably as much as anything because it initiated a good discussion which is appended to … Continue reading

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