March Cider Subscription Box – Tasting Notes
Our March cider subscription box has some exciting ciders from Nottinghamshire to the foot of the Cheddar Gorge and beyond.
We hope you enjoy, and please feel to share any cider snaps, cidery comments online using the #SNAPMYCIDER. You’ll even be entered in a prize draw for a month’s free cider.
About: Wilcox cider is a based in Somerset, near Cheddar Gorge, an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by beautiful orchards and the finest apples. They have a passion for apples and cider making dating back to their original cider press in 1868. Using traditional methods they have an exciting portfolio of ciders.
About: The Garden Cider company was created in 2010, with the aim to create a range of handcrafted premium ciders, sourced entirely from local, donated garden apples. Each year they have over 4000 local households bring them their spare garden fruit in return for a share of the cider made. This unique process allows them to take an abundant of largely wasted natural resource and turn it into sustainable, ethical, quality products.
About: Traditional farmhouse cider and perry made on the farm with local fruit and matured in oak barrels. Dennis Gwatkin began making cider and perry as a hobby in 1992.His first product was a perry that was soon discovered by a CAMRA agent that same year, and subsequently won first prize at a at a regional festival.
Long Meadow Cider
About: Long Meadow Cider is produced using traditional methods at Long Meadow Farm in the heart of Ireland’s ‘Orchard County’. They grow and harvest exclusively from their own apple crop and fermentation takes place on site by their Master Cidermaker Pat McKeever.
Cornish Orchard Cider
About: Cornish Orchard are an award winning traditional Cornish cider & apple juice producer based at Westnorth Manor Farm, Duloe, Cornwall, They produce a range of different types of premium ciders, including their ever popular Wassail Mulled cider. Cornish Orchards has grown steadily over the last 10 years and have maintained their unique focus keeping all their ciders fermented from 100% pressed apple juice from the gardens & orchards within Cornwall & Devon.
Farmer Fear HIC ‘Herb Infused Cider’
About: Farmer Fear Cider produces a range of award winning, British, Artisan Ciders. Each cider is made on the Fear family farm, by pressing, juicing, fermenting and blending the finest British cider apples available to create a genuine ‘Taste of The Country’ in a glass. The Fear family has been making Cider for as long as anyone can remember, but it was in 1880 that the first commercial batch was sold by Mr Metford Fear to a public house in Weston-Super-Mare. Today Thirsty Farmer Cider is considered the original Nottinghamshire Cider and continues to be enjoyed by an ever growing number of cider lovers.
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