Dan joined the Helping Britain Blossom team in July 2015 as the Project Manager for Greater Manchester. His love of orchards, apples, juicing and cider came about when looking to start a meanwhile project on the wasteland that was once the iconic Moss Side Stagecoach bus depot.
This infographic of ‘periodic table of apples’ – has nice information if you are looking for which apples to select for cider making.
Much like a brewer has hops to give beer it’s unique character, flavour – cider, desert and cooking apples, and nothing else are used in fermenting the juice into traditional cider
Over 150 breweries will showcase over 600 beers and ciders again this year to a backdrop of Djs and live music including headliner Rob da Bank.
Beer and cider aficionados can look forward to sampling over 600 different beers and ciders next month as the UK’s favourite beer festival, CBR London 2016, takes over The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane.
The chancellor has announced that the government will retain the current duty exemption for small cider producers.
Thanks to your support we were able to hand in a petition with over 26,000 signatures urging the government to back small cider producers. On 8 July, the government responded positively in its budget.
Sawdays have created a new campaign to encourage travel to the wonderful region of Normandy, France – to visit cider and calvados producers.
They’ve put together two unique itineraries and some fun and informative illustrations with tips from “Food and Normandy cider pairings” to a “handy cider phrasebook” and “What kind of calvados drinker are you?” to make travelling to the region and visiting the recommended producers more enjoyable.