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Commemorative Olympic Ciders?

Attention has been drawn to a certain Yorkshire brewery making a specially named “Medal Pursuit” Ale. Yorkshire brewery’s Olympic Medal Pursuit So it got us wondering if there are any Olympic themed commemorative ciders or perry planned or on sale already? … Continue reading

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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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Perry or Poiré

Perry Originally uploaded by AndyRob I found this bottle of craft perry or poiré artisan on a greengrocer’s stall in an ordinary produce market in Lille, north of France. The stallholder was very keen to inform me about the perry, … Continue reading

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Bath & West show 2009 cider & perry competition results

Full results of the cider and perry competition at the Bath and west show 2009 Well done to Rose Grant of Cider by Rosie for coming away with the Supreme champion cider (best in show) prize Class 1 Open sweet … Continue reading

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Cider is Apple Wine

Two unrelated provocations cause me to blog about the nature of cider and where it belongs related to other beverages. The first is a resurfacing of the old strategic conflict as to whether it’s worth putting an effort into attempting … Continue reading

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