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Beamquake Apple Beer
14-01-2021

Inspiration & Hard Graf

Working with the Queen’s brewers was certainly not a pleasure I would have expected down in the old orchard land of deepest Devon. Working with them to produce an innovative… Read more »

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YDB Fine Cider
01-12-2020

The Dark Arts Of Blending Our Latest Triple Variety Fine Cider

Y.D.B. Three Is The Magic Number Principle Cidermaker Andy May explains the art of blending our new triple variety fine cider. Harvest is just wrapping up here. You have no… Read more »

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Dave Rowe
27-10-2020

Fermenting Away In A Hall Full Of Cider

Fermenting Away In A Hall Full Of Cider, With Dave Rowe – Head of Cellar. It’s no secret that we are all apple obsessed at Sandford Orchards, and although apple… Read more »

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Cider Apple Harvest
22-09-2020

Hope Tastes Like Cider

A Call From The Orchards Late summer heat is the cider makers best friend. It rattles the glasses for a refill, before the long winter when many drinkers opt for… Read more »

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Barny Buterfield
08-09-2020

My First Taste Of Cider

How I Discovered Cider I still meet people who through tragic misfortune, have never tried cider. I can remember the very moment I had my first taste of cider. It was… Read more »

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Meet The Cider Makers
29-07-2020

Meet The Cider Makers

Meet The Cider Makers We’re always talking about our ciders and the apples that go into them but we seldom shine a light onto the people who make it all… Read more »

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How To Make Mulled Cider
17-10-2019

How To Make Mulled Cider

How To Make Mulled Apple Cider Here’s something to warm your cockles; two of our favourite, quick and simple, mulled cider recipes. A Bit Of History First Though… Mulled cider… Read more »

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Garry
25-09-2019

Dear Barry, Your Cider Making Problems Solved

Dear Barry – Your Cider Making Problems Solved A Light-Hearted Guide To Cider Making By Barry Butterfield A problem shared. Gary: So how do you make cider then? Me: Well,… Read more »

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Cider Not From Concentrate
06-08-2019

Cider Not From Concentrate

Making Cider Not From Concentrate If I spend the whole time banging on about trusting your palate and not caring less about production if it doesn’t improve flavour – then… Read more »

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Cider Vinegar
30-01-2019

Cider Vinegar & The New Year

Dry, joyless January. It’s like the Grinch won the greater war in Whoville. I’m backing #FriedEgg’nHamuary next year. Is it possible that my malaise could be cured by swapping a… Read more »

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