Cider and Perry List - St Ives 2017

Cider & Perry List - St Ives Beer, Cider & Perry Festival, October 2017

Less than 5% ABV - tba/pt; 7% ABV or greater - tba/pt; All others - tba/pt

Cromwell, Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire
Oliver’s Sweetheart - Medium Sweet (6.5%)
A sweetish cider from our local cider maker always popular at Booze on the Ouse

Ermines Treat, Cambridgeshire
Weasel’s Revenge - Medium Dry (5.5%)
Hazy, golden, fresh apple flavours

Harding's, Abbotsley, Cambridgeshire
Three Counties Bounty - Medium Dry (7.5%)
Sharp, fruity clear cider

Kilmegan, Northern Ireland
Kilmegan Dry - Dry (6.8%)
Fresh fruit flavours and a long finish

Mayfly, Hertfordshire
Mayfly Dry - Dry (7.4%)
Dry cider but also fruity and smooth (awarded third place at this year’s Hitchin beer festival)

Potton Press, Potton, Bedfordshire
Grounds for Divorce - Medium Dry (8.5%)
A new cider from popular local producer

Pyder - Medium (7.0%)
A refreshing blend of cider and perry

Simon’s, Camborne, Cambridgeshire
East meets West - Medium Sweet (5.6%)
A blend of 2/3 East Anglian apples and 1/3 Dabinet, a fruity cider with gentle tannins

Russet - Medium (tba)
Single variety cider made using local Russet apples

TBC - ??? (tba)
Single variety cider

S O Cider, Histon, Cambridgeshire
Happle - Medium (6.2%)
Popular cider from small local producer

Lunatic Soup - Medium (tba)
Most popular cider at the 2017 Swavesey cider festival

Tempted, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Tempted Sweet - Sweet (5.0%)
A sweet cider with a pleasing slightly dry finish

Wise Owl, Kent
Blackcurrant - Medium Sweet (5.5%)
Sweetish cider with fruit added

Cherry - Medium Sweet (5.5%)
Sweetish cider with fruit added

Strawberry - Medium Sweet (5.5%)
Sweetish cider with fruit added

Worley’s, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Harvest Moon - Medium (7.2%)
‘Punchy’: a cider drinker’s cider

Beatnik Billy - Sweet (5.5%)
A sweet, typically Somerset cider

Simon’s, Camborne, Cambridgeshire
Perry - Medium Sweet (tba)

Several non alcoholic apple juices from Watergull Orchards will hopefully be available. These were popular at the booze on the Ouse in St Ives last year.