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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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Rib Tickler Cider With Exeter Chiefs Rugby Players
17-05-2019

Rib Tickler Cider: From Rugby Pitch To Cider Press

The Tale of Rib Tickler Cider: From Rugby Pitch To Cider Press I’m around 14 yards from the try-line, the defending team are crouched and hungry. The referee eyes the… Read more »

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beef sandwich
01-03-2019

Six Time Zones To Eat A Roast Beef Sandwich

Would a grown man travel six time zones, just to enjoy a single roast beef sandwich cooked on the city limits in the murder capital of North America? Those who… Read more »

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Harvesting cider apples in Devon
18-12-2018

2018 A Vintage Year

Proper Cold, Proper Wet, Proper Hot, Proper Apples This year produced some of the most impressive juice that we’ve ever seen, and all thanks to the weather in Devon getting… Read more »

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Yarlington Mill, On-leaf Cider
05-07-2018

On Leaf Fermentation

How an Old Text and Innovations in Wine Making Inspired an Entirely New Cider Making Technique Nearly two years of biting my tongue is over! I am extremely proud to… Read more »

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17-05-2018

Franklin’s Night – The battle between the Devil, the Brewer and the Cidermaker

It’s safe to say that we’re passionate about the history of Devon Cider at Sandford Orchards, but the thing that makes us really proud is the cider heritage of Crediton,… Read more »

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19-04-2018

Demand Devon Cider!

We love our cider in Devon. Did you know that in 2017 we drank over 193,000,000 litres of the stuff? But only 1 in 5 of those pints was actually… Read more »

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Devon Red Soil
05-04-2018

There’s Something Special About This Valley

Devon Redlands There’s a certain something about the valley where we live, it’s not by chance that some of the region’s finest food producers are based here in the Creedy… Read more »

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28-03-2018

Look Who’s Back!

Secret Cider Society Returns! We’re pleased to announce that Secret Cider is returning next month.  We’re kicking off again on the 28th April with one of SCS’s favourites Hornbrook Kitchen…. Read more »

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01-03-2018

Why Cold is Gold for the Cider

More Rain, More Milk Sir My wife’s Grandfather was a dairyman who milked his cows out in the fields. When it rained the churns got a little top-up from mother… Read more »

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