News: real cider

A round up of the latest news stories for UK real cider courtesy of Google News:

15 classic excruciating highlights from The Apprentice 2018, by Jim Shelley  Daily Mail

Tonight we'll discover the winner of The Apprentice 2018 – Sian Gabbidon and her 'affordable luxury swimwear' or Camilla Ainsworth's range of 'gourmet nut ...

Posted: December 16, 2018, 11:09 am
Driver jailed after drinking cider and wine before crashing into Abergele shop front  Rhyl Journal

A 21-year-old man alleged to have driven at an estimated 80mph through Abergele after drinking eight cans of cider and a bottle of wine has been jailed for 30 ...

Posted: December 16, 2018, 10:51 am
These nine cosy pubs in Derbyshire have all got roaring log fires  Derbyshire Live

When the weather turns colder there's nothing more tempting than sitting by a roaring fire with a drink in your hand. Somehow it's difficult to beat the old-world ...

Posted: December 16, 2018, 8:32 am
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 14 December  BBC News

Police had recently found large quantities of drugs at a property in Bodmin that helped them to successfully apply for a closure notice to be issued.

Posted: December 14, 2018, 5:37 pm
Marcel Arsand | Will the real recyclable packaging please stand up?  Packaging News

Marcel Arsand, Chairman of the Can Makers, says packaging it's a challenging and exciting time to be a part of the packaging industry.

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:41 pm
The cosiest Christmas bars to visit in Manchester this winter  Manchester Evening News

We'll be hibernating here with something hot and boozy until winter's over.

Posted: December 12, 2018, 3:20 pm
The 13 best pubs in Essex for 2019 according to the Good Pub Guide  Essex Live

Whether it's for a drink, a bite to eat or just for a catch up with friends, there are plenty of pubs to enjoy across the county. We are spoilt for choice in Essex and ...

Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:31 pm
Big Interview: Ben Lockwood, beer & cider procurement manager M&B

Mitchells & Butlers' beer and cider procurement manager Ben Lockwood's passion for the sector has propelled him to the top of his game. But what's next for the ...

Posted: December 5, 2018, 8:00 am
The Catherine Wheel crowned West Berkshire Cider Pub of the Year  Newbury Weekly News Group

The bar on Cheap Street has won the accolade for an impressive third time.

Posted: December 4, 2018, 8:00 am
1,000 beer fans from across UK to visit Dundee for conference  Evening Telegraph

Dundee's pubs are preparing for a boost as a major conference taking place in the city is expected to pull in beer-lovers from across the UK. Ciaran Russell, of ...

Posted: November 26, 2018, 8:00 am
David Sheppy explains how this year's difficult weather has impacted making Somerset cider  Somerset County Gazette

FROM being covered in layers of snow in March to a scorching hot summer - Somerset has seen a range of weather extremes this year.

Posted: November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
Christmas cocktail recipes - Festive cocktail ideas  Good Housekeeping UK

Party hosts, make sure you read this! 18 easy Christmas cocktails for the festive season.

Posted: November 22, 2018, 8:00 am
Take part in the ale trail and find new pub and beer favourites  Braintree and Witham Times

IF you are a lover of real ale and beer, and a supporter of local brewerys, what better way is there to get out there this weekend (and every day in…

Posted: November 18, 2018, 8:00 am
Roll up! Beer arrives on site for CAMRA's Oxford Beer and Cider Festival  Oxford Mail

WORK has begun on transforming Oxford Town Hall into a beer-lovers' paradise ahead of the start of an annual festival.

Posted: November 7, 2018, 8:00 am
Hammond v McDonnell on Budget 'end of austerity' claim  BBC News

Philip Hammond has said there will be no "real terms" increase in public spending apart from on the NHS. The chancellor used his Budget on Monday to say that ...

Posted: October 30, 2018, 7:00 am
Budget 2018: Jeremy Corbyn lambasts 'broken promise budget' – Politics live  The Guardian

Chancellor says 'austerity finally coming to an end', announcing £400m for 'little extras' for schools and £1.7bn for universal credit work allowances.

Posted: October 29, 2018, 8:05 pm
UK budget alcohol measures: what it means for beer, cider, spirits and wine  Evening Standard

Chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen duty on beer, cider and spirits for another year but critics have described his decision to allow duty to continue to rise on ...

Posted: October 29, 2018, 7:00 am
The 50 best UK pubs | Travel  The Guardian

The pub is a great British invention. Here, experts pick their favourites for Sunday lunch, picturesque settings, craft beer, history and more. All (but one) are child- ...

Posted: October 27, 2018, 7:00 am
Albi Festival 2018: Huge gin, ale and cider festival is taking over Plymouth Albion  Plymouth Herald

The Albi Festival at Plymouth Albion's Brickfields is not to be missed.

Posted: October 24, 2018, 7:00 am
'We can't get any more beers in' - New bar and 220 beers at Norwich Beer Festival  Eastern Daily Press

A new bar will turn its taps on at the Norwich Beer Festival next week.

Posted: October 21, 2018, 7:00 am
What role can cider play in winter trading?

Cider is often seen as a must-have for when it's hot but, as the temperature drops and the festive season approaches, operators need to be aware that the drink ...

Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:00 am
Oxford Beer and Cider Festival sells ale in aid of Helen & Douglas House  Oxford Mail

A POPULAR beer festival will produce its first charity ale when it returns to Oxford next month.

Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:00 am
Beverley Real Ale Festival is back for its biggest year ever - and there's gin  Hull Daily Mail

The festival is returning for its 7th year with food and live music.

Posted: October 16, 2018, 7:00 am
A new cheese and cider market is coming to Finzels Reach in Bristol  Bristol Post

And it's celebrating the West Country's finest producers.

Posted: October 14, 2018, 7:00 am
Kopparberg is launching a new RHUBARB flavoured cider  The Sun

Kopparberg has launched a new flavour just in time for autumn, combining its popular apple cider with the tart taste of rhubarb.

Posted: October 10, 2018, 7:00 am
Wetherspoons festival: Real-ale and cider celebration kicks off across pubs this week  Gazette Live

Punters can sup from choice of 30 UK ales and five ciders, all from small, independent brewers, during the event.

Posted: October 9, 2018, 7:00 am
Wetherspoon's 12-day Newcastle beer festival is set to raise cheers this October  Chronicle Live

Find out which 10 pubs in and around Newcastle will be hosting a Real Ale & Cider Festival showcasing around 30 brews.

Posted: October 4, 2018, 7:00 am
On the Levels: cider, crafts and cycling in Somerset  The Guardian

An idyllic few days in the West Country takes in the local tipple, lazy rivers and crafts stretching back to antiquity. Plus 5 more autumn trips.

Posted: October 3, 2018, 7:00 am
Wetherspoon's pubs to host beer and cider festival  News & Star

Real ale and cider fans can enjoy a selection of brews from independent British craft brewers during a 12-day festival held by pub chain J D Wetherspoon.

Posted: October 1, 2018, 7:00 am
This is the UK's best pub for cider drinkers, according to CAMRA  The Drinks Business

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced the UK's best pub for cider drinkers — a converted Blockbuster in Bournemouth. Serving more than 20 ...

Posted: October 1, 2018, 7:00 am

Pub-goers will be able to enjoy a selection of up to 30 beers from independent British craft brewers during a 12 day festival at 2 Wetherspoon pubs in the area.

Posted: September 28, 2018, 7:00 am
Jane Peyton named UK's first 'pommelier'  The Drinks Business

Britain's Beer and Cider Academy has named drinks educator and writer, Jane Peyton, as the UK's first accredited “pommelier”, the name for a sommelier that ...

Posted: September 27, 2018, 7:00 am
Cheers! Two Dorset pubs pull top regional CAMRA awards  Bournemouth Echo

TWO Dorset pubs have picked up regional awards this month courtesy of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) an independent voluntary consumer organisation.

Posted: September 23, 2018, 7:00 am
'Forget craft beer – the craft cider movement has arrived!'

The craft cider category is no longer about tractors and sideburns: instead, it's firmly established itself as a beverage for modern millennials, says Crafty Nectar, ...

Posted: September 21, 2018, 7:00 am
16 best British pubs have been named for 2019  The Independent

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has rounded up its 2019 list of the top 16 pubs in the country. The shortlist is part of a nationwide search that will end in the ...

Posted: September 21, 2018, 7:00 am
These are the best 16 CAMRA pubs in the UK  The Drinks Business

Coinciding with the launch of the 46th edition of its Good Beer Guide, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has named the top 16 pubs in the country as part of ...

Posted: September 20, 2018, 7:00 am
We're only here for the 500 beers! All you need to know about York Beer Festival 2018  YorkMix

Beer enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond will travel to Knavesmire for the event – organisers have had enquiries from visitors coming from as far as ...

Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:00 am
CAMRA names Good Beer Guide finalists in search of UK National Pub of the Year  Daily Mail

Carefully selected by a team of volunteers from the Campaign for Real Ale 16 regional finalists (Wonston Arms in Hampshire pictured) are now vying for the title ...

Posted: September 14, 2018, 7:00 am
CAMRA Good Beer Guide: The 16 best pubs in the UK have been revealed  Evening Standard

The Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, has revealed their selection of the best pubs in the UK as part of its search for the National Pub of the Year. The list ...

Posted: September 13, 2018, 7:00 am
Cider industry fights for 2p tax break

Government policy on cider needs to be based on factual evidence and not “misinformation”, claims the incoming chair of the National Association of Cider ...

Posted: September 12, 2018, 7:00 am
Shepton Mallets cider, who is the God of Cider?

There's more to being an aeons-old God of Cider than posing atop huge mounds of russets with a hurricane blowing through your lustrous locks. Shepton, the ...

Posted: September 10, 2018, 7:00 am
Try ciders, real ales and sausage platters at 'unique' Louth micro-brewery's festival  Grimsby Live

The four-day festival at The Consortium in Louth will see a variety of ales and ciders as well as tasty sausages!

Posted: September 6, 2018, 7:00 am
Cheers to that! Cider, gin and ale to try at Melton Beer Festival  Melton Times

There will be 50 real ales and 20 perries and ciders to try at Melton's annual beer festival when it starts later this month.

Posted: September 3, 2018, 7:00 am
One of the UK's largest independent cider producers bought by French firm  The Drinks Business

Aston Manor Cider, the owner of brands including Kingstone Press, Crumpton Oaks and Frosty Jacks, has been bought by French farming and food cooperative ...

Posted: September 3, 2018, 7:00 am
Bittersweet symphony: The apples at the core of all good cider  The Independent

OK, so here's a confession – I'm not much of a fan of apples. Well, what I mean to say is that I'm not much of a fan of eating apples. I remember when I was a little ...

Posted: August 31, 2018, 7:00 am
What’s more important: The beer we drink or where we drink it?  The Independent

The cry of dismay that pubs are disappearing has become a firm fixture in the beer and business press over the past decade or so.

Posted: August 31, 2018, 7:00 am
Donate apples in exchange for cider in Perthshire  Daily Record

Residents across Perth and Kinross will be able to donate their apples in exchange for cider. Anyone growing apples in their garden or allotment will now be ...

Posted: August 31, 2018, 7:00 am
Stoke Beer and Cider Festival is on the move to this iconic site...  Stoke-on-Trent Live

The event has previously taken place at the King's Hall and Fenton Manor.

Posted: August 31, 2018, 7:00 am
Next month's Ashbourne Beer and Cider Festival tipped to be the biggest ever  Derbyshire Live

The annual event is now running over four days and there will be a free session.

Posted: August 27, 2018, 7:00 am
How traditional craft ciders are back as the apple of our eye  Mirror Online

Like the craft beer revolution, it is proving to be a golden age for the drink made by pressing apples.

Posted: August 25, 2018, 7:00 am
PCSO branded 'bully' for taking unopened cider off 'homeless man on the street' and pouring it bin  Mirror Online

Nick Collins from Wellingborough filmed the incident with a police community support officer and posted it on Facebook.

Posted: August 24, 2018, 7:00 am
Traditional British orchards could DISAPPEAR as craze for fruity ciders sweeps the nation  Daily Mail

One farm in Devon reported that the need for its bittersweet Devon cider apples has fallen from 40000 tonnes to just 10000 as a result of the fad.

Posted: August 16, 2018, 7:00 am
Comparing apples to apples: French vs English cider  Imbibe

Here, Pete Brown delves into French cider, looking at its history, its evolution and how it compares and relates to the British stuff.

Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:00 am
Fears that fruit cider fad may be the end of the traditional Devon cider orchards  Devon Live

The demand has plummeted for real Devon bittersweet cider apples as cheaper apple concentrates are used in new fruity cider fad.

Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:00 am
This is why top cider maker says orchards are under threat from fruit drinks  Somerset Live

In an interview with cidermaker, Julian Temperley, he tell us the big issues which cidermakers are facing.

Posted: August 11, 2018, 7:00 am
A three-day beer and cider festival in Swansea will serve more than 150 drinks  Wales Online

There will be 111 types of real ale on offer, plus 50 ciders and perries.

Posted: August 9, 2018, 7:00 am
Fruity cider: the new cool?  The Grocer

As younger consumers look for Instagrammable, experimental brands, fruity brands have taken a third of all cider sales – leaving white cider out in the cold.

Posted: August 8, 2018, 7:00 am
How you like them apples? Growers could be forced to rip up their orchards as new flavours don’t need apples  The Telegraph

In a tradition that dates back more than 700 years, Herefordshire is one of the biggest cider making regions in the world. But a trend toward sweeter flavoured ...

Posted: August 4, 2018, 7:00 am
Manchester Beer and Cider Festival launches all-inclusive ticket for 2019 - with unlimited samples  Manchester Evening News

Manchester Beer and Cider Festival will bring more than 750 different beers and ciders together under one roof when it returns to Manchester Central next year.

Posted: August 1, 2018, 7:00 am
Yorkshire Day 2018: 9 of the best real ale pubs in Yorkshire  Yorkshire Post

Going to the pub is one of the nation's favourite pastimes and Yorkshire has a wide selection to choose from, including those which specialise in real ale.

Posted: August 1, 2018, 7:00 am
Beer and cider boom in the UK  The Drinks Business

The beer and cider categories in the UK are enjoying sustained boom at present, with craft beer making great strides and the sunshine and World Cup ...

Posted: July 19, 2018, 7:00 am
UK heatwave good news for cider producers  The Drinks Business

The heatwave currently sweeping through the UK has been good news for cider producers, who are enjoying a boost in sales as the mercury soars. How about ...

Posted: July 9, 2018, 7:00 am
How you can get free beer from supermarkets ahead of the England game this weekend  Mirror Online

The stakes have just been raised for Sunday's match, as free beer will be available from UK supermarkets.

Posted: July 6, 2018, 7:00 am
Asda is selling six CIDER flavoured ice lollies for £1  The Sun

The sweet treats are suitable for children as they don't contain any alcohol.

Posted: July 2, 2018, 7:00 am
Beat the beer rationing: alternatives to overcome the CO2 shortage  Verdict

Beer rationing has hit the UK as a CO2 shortage begins to bite. But there's no need to worry: here's our guide to the drinks that can keep you hydrated and ...

Posted: June 29, 2018, 7:00 am
CO2 shortage: Britain's biggest pub chain runs low on beer brands  BBC News

Britain's biggest pub group says some outlets are running out of certain beer brands as CO2 gas shortages continue to hit the food and drink sectors. Ei Group ...

Posted: June 27, 2018, 7:00 am
Booker restricts beer and cider sales amid CO2 shortage  The Drinks Business

Wholesaler Booker, which was last year bought by UK retailer Tesco, has taken steps to ration sales of beer and cider to its customers over growing concerns of ...

Posted: June 27, 2018, 7:00 am
How to beat the World Cup fizzy beer shortage? Drink more real ale

Beer lovers across the nation are worried. Last week, a carbon dioxide shortage was revealed after an abnormally high number of factory closures. In a crisis ...

Posted: June 27, 2018, 7:00 am
Apples and pears: your guide to London’s cider scene  Financial Times

In London, cider is seldom held in the highest esteem. Marginalised in most pubs, its prestige is roughly on a par with a vegetarian roast. Which is unfair. Cider is ...

Posted: June 22, 2018, 7:00 am
Beers out of stock because of CO2 shortage

Brewers large and small are running low or have run out of products as the Europe-wide CO2 shortage worsens, putting a stop to brewing and packaging for ...

Posted: June 21, 2018, 7:00 am
Huge cider festival The Cider Salon is coming to Bristol  Bristol Post

Its organisers claim cider is a 'misunderstood drink' - and they want to prove how wonderful it really is.

Posted: June 18, 2018, 7:00 am
10 best botanical beers  The Independent

You may have noticed an affliction developing among brewers, which we call “adjunctivitis”, and is the habit of putting ingredients other than malted barley, hops ...

Posted: June 15, 2018, 7:00 am
'Wetherspoons is planning to only sell British booze – patriotic perhaps, but is it realistic?'  The Independent

Is this a glimpse of life in Britain post-Brexit? J D Wetherspoon is one of our most successful pub chains with two million customers a week, and its charismatic ...

Posted: June 15, 2018, 7:00 am
Aldi’s own-brand cider looks just like Strongbow but shoppers are split over the taste  The Sun

ALDI is hugely popular with shoppers thanks to its copycat versions of branded products - but one of its latest dupes has left shoppers divided over the taste.

Posted: June 14, 2018, 7:00 am
The future of craft cider looks rosy | Fiona Beckett  The Guardian

Cider sales are on the up as craft brewers scent a boom. Our drinks expert picks her favourites from the new wave.

Posted: June 1, 2018, 7:00 am
IN PICTURES: Pints are flowing at annual Real Ale and Cider festival  Gazette

THE pints were flowing as drinkers enjoyed the variety of ales on sale at an annual beer festival.

Posted: June 1, 2018, 7:00 am
CAMRA chief executive Tim Page steps down

The Campaign for Real Ale's (CAMRA) chief executive Tim Page has announced he will no longer head the organisation following the results of the ...

Posted: May 31, 2018, 7:00 am
Steam is up for Swindon and Railway festival  Swindon Advertiser

TASTY beer and cider, trains and a bank holiday weekend what more could one ask for from the 12th Swindon and Cricklade Railway Real Ale and Cider…

Posted: May 26, 2018, 7:00 am
Glasgow cider fan drives 300 miles to stock up and beat minimum pricing law  Daily Record

Craig Mitchell headed to Asda in Carlisle and spent £100 on 50 bottles of Hawksridge Cider.

Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:00 am
Angioletti grows its UK presence with new variant  Drinks Retailing News

Angioletti, the craft Italian cider brand, has introduced a new variant for the UK market. Angioletti Riserva will be launched exclusively in 400 Morrisons stores, ...

Posted: May 17, 2018, 7:00 am
CAMRA best cider and perry 2018

A year of tasting by Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) cider and perry experts has revealed the winners of the organisation's National Cider and Perry ...

Posted: May 8, 2018, 7:00 am
How much your favourite alcoholic drinks now cost in Scotland  The Independent

Scotland has become the first country in the world to implement a minimum unit price for alcohol. Overnight, prices have risen making it illegal for shops in ...

Posted: May 1, 2018, 7:00 am
Scotland ends cheap booze as minimum price starts  BBC News

The price of cheap, high-strength alcohol has gone up in Scotland as long-awaited legislation on minimum pricing comes into force. The law, which sets a floor ...

Posted: May 1, 2018, 7:00 am
CAMRA will not represent all beer and cider drinkers

Members of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) have voted against representing all pubgoers' interests and all beer and cider drinkers at its AGM in Coventry ...

Posted: April 23, 2018, 7:00 am
Real ale fans won't represent all drinkers  BBC News

Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) members have narrowly rejected plans to widen the organisation's remit to be the voice of all beer, cider and perry drinkers.

Posted: April 21, 2018, 7:00 am
Campaign for Real Ale agrees to campaign for more than just real ale  The Independent

Members of the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) have approved some changes to the organisation's remit, extending the group's work beyond real ale for the first ...

Posted: April 21, 2018, 7:00 am
Hull's real ale and cider festival 2018  Hull Daily Mail

Hundreds turned out to enjoy the annual beer festival at Hull Minster.

Posted: April 14, 2018, 7:00 am
Pictures of drinkers loving Hull's Real Ale and Cider Festival 2018  Hull Daily Mail

These pictures show just how much of a success the Hull Real Ale and Cider Festival 2018 has already been. Hundreds of people have flocked through the ...

Posted: April 14, 2018, 7:00 am
The best pubs in Wales have been named  Wales Online

There are winners from all over Wales so there's bound to be one near you.

Posted: April 6, 2018, 7:00 am
Real Ale helps M&S to develop range of craft beer and cider in UK  Drinks Insight Network

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has collaborated with specialist craft beer trader Real Ale develop a range of own-label craft beer and cider, as well as a lager.

Posted: April 6, 2018, 7:00 am
Under the influence: Cidermakers borrow from the worlds of beer and wine  Imbibe

Cider producers have been learning from – and joining forces with – their peers in beer and wine to create some extraordinary crossover expressions. Susann.

Posted: April 2, 2018, 7:00 am
Black Country pubs to host real ale and cider festival  Stourbridge News

BEER and cider enthusiasts will be able to enjoy up to 30 real ales and five ciders from the UK and overseas during a 12-day festival at Black…

Posted: March 3, 2018, 8:00 am
The 'world's biggest' real ale and cider festival is coming to Leicestershire Wetherspoons next month  Leicester Mercury

If you're a fan of real ale or cider, or both, then don't miss the Wetherspoon real ale and cider festival taking place in Leicester and Leicestershire pubs next ...

Posted: February 23, 2018, 8:00 am
These are officially the best real ale and cider pubs in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot  Wales Online

A Mumbles watering hole which brews its own beer is Swansea's pub of the year again. It is the second time The Pilot has won the Campaign for Real Ale ...

Posted: February 23, 2018, 8:00 am
Aspall cider sold to US beer giant  BBC News

Aspall, the cider brand founded in Suffolk in 1728, has been sold to the US beer giant that owns brands including Carling and Miller. Molson Coors said it ...

Posted: January 7, 2018, 8:00 am
9 best beer dispensers  The Independent

If you could murder a pint but do without the trudge to the pub, an at-home beer tap is the perfect addition to your cosy night in.

Posted: December 21, 2017, 8:00 am
Apple appeal: the 10 best ciders to drink this summer  The Telegraph

Cider is perhaps the world's most misunderstood and unfairly maligned drink.

Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:00 am
10 best British ciders  The Independent

Though we duly acknowledge that cider is not just a summer tipple, there's nothing like the mercury rising to get us in the mood for some of the apple nectar.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:00 am
Real cider: The new generation of British producers  The Independent

It was the first hot day in spring, and the north London pub seemed perfect – bustling but not too busy; a huge, lushly green suntrap garden; and a wide range of ...

Posted: October 12, 2014, 7:00 am
Six of the best Yorkshire ciders | Recipes, restaurant reviews & celebrity chefs  Yorkshire Life

The first alcoholic drink I ever tasted was cider. So was yours, probably. That's because cider is a drink you try as a sort of teenage rite of passage (we're not ...

Posted: October 16, 2013, 7:00 am

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