Cider Pub Guide to Essex

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The guide to pubs selling Real Cider in Essex. 22 entries so far...

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Ballards Gore

  • Shepherd & Dog, Gore Road, Ballards Gore, Essex, SS4 2DA. Tel: (01702) 258279.

Weston's First Quality or Traditional Scrumpy CiderMike 12:13, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

Burnham on Crouch

  • The Queen's Head, 26 Providence, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8JU. Tel: (01621) 784825.

One real cider or perry, usually from Westons. How to find: Travel down Burnham on Crouch High St. Turn left at the Clock Tower (Providence) & we are halfway down on the right. Free Public car park opposite.

Chelmsford

  • The Ivory Peg, 3 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0SW. Tel: (01245) 253130.

Wetherspoon's pub serving Weston's Marcle Hill and Organic.

Not a pub, but a cider shop selling erm... CIDER! Ciders available come from: Once Upon A Tree, Olivers, Gwatkin, Richs, Gwynt Y Draig, Westons, Orchard Pig, Moles, Double Vision, Biddenden and Crones.

Colchester

  • Bricklayers, 27 Bergholt Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5AA. Tel: (01206) 852008.

Crone's on handpump. Also Aspalls on draught. The pub is a couple of minutes walk from Colchester North railway station.

  • Odd One Out, 28 Mersea Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7ET. Tel: (01206) 513958.

3 real ciders: Crones User Friendly, Thatchers 'Farmhouse Cider 6%' and guest (eg Wilkins, Hecks, Biddenden). CAMRA East Anglian cider pub of the year 2008 and 2010, 2011.

  • Hospital Arms, Crouch Street, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3HA. Tel: (01206) 542398.

Opposite Colchester General in the Town Centre. Suffolk Aspall Cyder on tap.

  • The British Grenadier, 67 Military Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2AP. Tel: (01206) 500933.

Aspalls on draught. Just under 10 minutes walk from Colchester Town Station.

Epping

  • Forest Gate, 111 Bell Common (Theydon Road), Epping, Essex, CM16 4DZ. Tel: (01999) 572312.

Bulmers Traditional on handpump.

Great Waltham

  • The Compasses, Littley Green, Great Waltham, Nr Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1BU. Tel: (01245) 362308.

A Gwynt Y DDraig cider and a Double Vision cider were on sale on 7/7/11. CiderMike 13:25, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

Herongate Tye

  • Old Dog, Billericay Road, Herongate Tye, Essex. Tel: (01277) 810337.

Thatchers Medium from the polypin 'out back'.

Maldon

  • The Swan, School Road, Little Totham, Maldon, Essex, CM9 8LB. Tel: (01621) 892 689.

Weston's Country Perry and Old Rosie, as well as the industrial ciders Aspall and Stowford Press were on as of 7/7/11. CiderMike 13:25, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

Mill Green (near Ingatestone)

  • Viper, Mill Green Road, Mill Green, near Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 0PT. Tel: (01277) 352010.

Wilkins. In the middle of nowhere - phone for directions and beware deer crashing out of the forest in front of you.

Mount Bures

  • Thatcher's Arms, Mount Bures, Bures, Colchester, Essex, CO8 5AT. Tel: (01787) 227460.

Sells a bottled 7% vol medium/dry scrumpy cider made by Carter's Vineyard in Boxted who make it from Spartan apples. Also draught fizz from Hogans and Aspall.

Rayleigh

  • The Roebuck, 138 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7BU. Tel: (01268) 748430.

Regular Wetherspoon pub serving Weston's Ciders. Vintage Organic for sale on 13/7/11. CiderMike 20:23, 13 July 2011 (UTC)

Rochford

  • The Horse & Groom, formerly Blanchard's Bar, 1 Southend Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1HA. Tel: (01702) 544015.

Weston's Traditional Scrumpy on 7/7/11. CiderMike 13:25, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

  • Golden Lion, 35 North Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1AB. Tel: (01702) 545487.

Westons Bounds Brand and Aspalls suffolk cyder on draught.

Saffron Walden

  • The Temeraire, 55 Main street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1AA. Tel: (01799) 516975.

A JD Wetherspoon house. Has Weston's Old Rosie and Vintage (7.3% abv). Gets a but crowded with young people at certain times, and gets a bit noisy as a result, but OK otherwise. Small car park with an outside patio-type drinking area. Paul Gunningham

Southend-on-Sea

  • Cork and Cheese, Lower Ground Floor, Victoria Plaza, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 5BG. Tel: (01702) 616914.

On bottom floor of shopping centre. Cheddar Valley cider.

  • The Last Post, Weston Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AS. Tel: (01702) 431682.

Wetherspoons pub opposite main entrance to Southend Central railway station. Westons Old Rosie.

  • The Alexandra Yacht Club, Clifton Terrace, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1DT. Tel: (01702) 340363.

There are up to 4 real ciders, plus a perry available. Open Fri - Sat: Open 12pm, Licensed to midnight and Mon - Thu: 8pm - 11pm.

Stock

  • The Hoop, 21 High Street, Stock, Essex, CM4 9BD. Tel: (01277) 841137.

Wilkins.

Pubs Delisted from the Cider Pub Guide to Essex

  • The Duke of York, 96 High Street, Essex, CB10 1EA. Tel: (01799) 513113.

Only sells Addlestones which is made from concentrate. Liz Adams


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