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Goodbye Christmas Steps, hello Wapping Wharf!

The time has come to raise a glass to our friends Bristol Cider Shop, at Christmas Steps and wish them as they begin a new adventure at Wapping Wharf!

They will be open for business at Wapping Wharf on Saturday 15/10/16. if you needed any more incentive to go and visit the new shop they will be holding a prize draw over our opening weekend to win vouchers to one of their famous cider tastings!

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West Bradley Orchards, located in the heart of Somerset, home of British Cider, opened a series of ‘Pick Your Own’ weekends in September with a picnic attended by local MP David Warburton and his family.

The Pick Your Own days take place every weekend in September, with visitors invited to pick and purchase their own apples and pears.

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Learn to make cider the Butford Way, Champion Perry winners at Royal Bath & West Show 2016.

The cider making course is simple, straightforward and fun. The day course are ideal both for the enthusiastic amateur and those with commercial aspirations. You are taken through the whole process from apple selection to the final product with the course culminating in a practical pressing from which you take away around 25 litres of juice for you to ferment.

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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

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