2013 Batch 1 – Update

13 gallons pressed at the weekend: 3 gallons of normal sider made using apples from Emmer Green 5 gallons of apple, pear and blackberry sider made from Woodley apples 5 gallons of apple and blackberry sider made from Woodley apples Yeast to be added next and then the fermentation should … Continue reading

2013 First batch today

The first batch of the 2013 production starts today, got a few different ideas to try out this year so we’ll see how they work out. Got a new source of some apples this year too, some eaters from Emmer Green so potentially new taste on the horizon!

Sider tasting….

The Sider tasting list: Dry Sidertwig 2011 5.5% – Dry early September production Woodley Sider 2011 5.5% – made from Brands House Apples Bajan Brain Fade 2012 8.3% – abv boosted with 250g of Muscovado sugar 20 Legs Export 2011 6.6% – WBC Reserva 2012 5.8% – Oak aged! (French … Continue reading

RAAJ Latest Update

Successful (at least so I can gather) appearance for Woodley Sider at this year’s RAAJ festival – all sold out by the time we turned up on the Saturday evening! Better up production this year to cope with the demand, assuming they and the CAMRA beer fest at Reading want … Continue reading

RAAJ update

This is one of the siders that will be available at the Real Ale And Jazz festival in a couple of weeks time. This is the summer fruits batch, gorgeous colour (and tastes good too) Tickets available for the festival at www.raaj.info

Exciting times….

Woodley Sider will be supplying some cider (4 x 10ltr bag-in-boxes) to the Reading CAMRA beer & cider festival that is taking place this coming May bank holiday. Need to decide which ones to ‘showcase’ but likely to be production from 2011 which has had time to age. I am … Continue reading