If you spend any amount of time around cider people then sooner or later you’re bound to hear the term “Full Juice”, but what do we mean by it and why do some people seem to think it’s important? Here’s a couple of opening statements. A book is made from paper bound together with or […]
On Cider and Beer Part 1
The other day I found myself with a spare afternoon and it occurred to me that I’ve not brewed any beer in a good couple of years. So I started by looking out all the numerous pieces of equipment, stowed away in various dusty cupboards and the littlest used corners of sheds. The huge stockpot […]
Can cider be art?
Could we ever say that cider is art? I think there’s a good argument to make for it.
Is This Real?
Real Ale is no longer definable by its storage / dispense method and neither is Real Cider.
Fruit Cider: Cost, Compromise & Craft
The rise of the fruit cider category over the last 10 years or so has been both dramatic and divisive in the cider community, on the one side you have the purists and traditionalists who believe cider should only contain apples while on the other you have lots of cider newcomers who are enjoying the […]
What is Craft Cider?
Ever since the term Craft landed on our shores from the US there’s been debate about what exactly the term may or may not mean to us here in the UK.
UK Cider ingredients
Why we need compulsory ingredient labelling for cider in the UK
we drink more cider per person than any other country in the world! But there’s something missing and it’s of crucial importance.