Cider’s Year Ahead – Part Two
In part two of our Cider’s Year Ahead outlook, we hear again from Dick Withecombe, as well as drinks writers Adam Wells and James Finch, and cidermaker/Cider Voice co-founder Albert […]
Cider’s Year Ahead – Part One
2020 was set to be a breakout year for cider: the community was growing at a rapid rate; and new producers were finding their voice and seeing more and more […]
The Revolution is Coming
In July 2019 cider innovators Little Pomona released the first keg conditioned cider onto the UK market, Root and Branch. It was a bold, unapologetic, wild fermented cider, partly influenced by an ex-bourbon barrel and a far cry from the insipid ciders found on keg usually found on the taps of UK pubs and bars. Joining them in late 2019, Ross-on-Wye Cider and Perry Company launched their own keg conditioned ciders at IndyManBeerCon in Manchester, and then going on to tour to five bars across the UK and Europe, venturing as far as Belgium to spread the word of aspirational, dry ciders available in keg, on tap.