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Bramley Apples and Bramley Apple Tree Pruning

The subject of making cider from Bramley apples and how to set about pruning Bramley apple trees keeps coming up. Here’s a recent video from Hermitage Farm which bemoans the lack of current demand for Bramley apples. It’s perhaps surprising, … Continue reading

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Cider Festival at Brogdale

THE GREAT BRITISH CIDER, BEER AND FOOD FESTIVAL AT BROGDALE A brand new festival is being held at Brogdale this year; the Great British Cider, Beer and Food Festival will take place on 24 and 25 September and producers will … Continue reading

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Bristol Cider Awards

Bristol Pubs Get Together for Cider Awards The purpose of the Bristol Cider Awards is to get people talking about and trying different ciders and perries and supporting the amazing range of quality cidermakers out there. So please take the … Continue reading

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How to make cider apple juice that doesn’t cost the Earth

Packaging and shipping make shop-bought juice energy-intensive – reduce your impact by making your own

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Help With Cider Making

I moved to Somerset from last year and since doing so I have become very interested in the craft of Cider and Perry making its not just the end product but its the wonderful variety of apples and pears available … Continue reading

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The Apple Wizard for picking up apples

Well the Apple Wizard looks very efficient at picking up apples off a nice clean lawn in the short video example below: Does anybody have experience in using such a device for real in a cider orchard or is it … Continue reading

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Helford Creek Cyder

Helford Creek Cyder Originally uploaded by AndyRob I bought this bottle of Helford Creek Cyder in the Costcutter shop at Carnon Downs in Cornwall on the way between Truro and Falmouth. At £3.99 I didn’t know whether to expect a … Continue reading

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