A successful day making sider today which included a climb up the tree to get to the nice juicy red ones at the top! ~11 gallons pressed ready for yeast in a couple of days. Still plenty of apples on the tree but also on the look out for more … Continue reading
An interesting start to this years production with the first batch off apples that arrived the other week…. The consistency of the apples turned out to be a little on the squidgy side after washing and ended up making more of an apple sludge that apple juice! And only made … Continue reading
Taken delivery of my first batch of apples (from external sources, thank you Mr. E!) today, enough for around 3-4 gallons. Seems this years harvest is starting that little bit earlier than previous years, better get the production line starting soon…
For a second year Woodley Sider will be available at Sherfest, a community festival in Sherfield. Check out the flyer below, and if you’re not busy then pop down and support the local community event. The following Siders will be available: Bajan Brain Fade 2013 @ 8.3% (cider with … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that for the 3rd year running Woodley Sider will be available at the Reading CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (http://www.readingbeerfestival.org.uk/) Siders available this year are: Super Strength Sider 7.9% WS14 Oak Aged 6.1% WS14 Chestnut Aged 6.4% Use the above link to get your … Continue reading
Last year’s production got barrelled today, using the newly purchased oak and chestnut barrels. Now we wait to see what affect they have on the taste….. exciting times!
Very poor season this year for Woodley Sider, seems the apple supply has finished with only 14 gallons produced for the year! Very limited editions for this year, still hoping to utilise the newly purchased barrels though. Anyone out there with any apples then please get in touch.
3rd batch of the season pressed today, apples from Preston (courtesy of colleague from work), 3 gallons only so limited edition and a potential 7% abv.
This years 2nd batch of Sider has been pressed, 6 gallons this time made from apples from Brimpton Common. Initial specific gravity readings put this batch at a potentially healthy 6.3%.