22nd-25th June – Strongroom Bar Cider & Cheese Festival 2017 (London) Preview

Address: Strongroom Bar and Kitchen, 120-124 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3SQ (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Thu 22nd June: 5pm-1am (Free)
Fri 23rd June: 5pm-2am (Free)
Sat 24th June: 3pm-2am (Free)
Sun 25th June: 12pm-12am (Free)

Tickets: Ciderologist Talk on Saturday: £15.00. Rest of the event is free and requires no tickets.

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5th-6th May – Kinver Craft Beer & Cider Festival 2017 (Staffordshire) Preview

Address: Kinver Sports & Community Association, Legion Drive, Kinver, Staffordshire, DY7 6ER (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Thu 5th May: 5pm-12am (£2.50*)
Fri 6th May: 12pm-12am (£2.50*/£1 entry if you bring glass from 1st day)

* = Includes free festival glass

Tickets: Available on the door

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1st-7th May – Temple Brew House Cider Festival 2017 (London) Preview

Address: 46 Essex Street, London, WC2R 3JF (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sun 1st May: 12pm-10:30pm (Free)
Mon 2nd May: 12pm-11pm (Free)
Tue 3rd May: 12pm-11pm (Free)
Wed 4th May: 12pm-11pm (Free)
Thu 5th May: 12pm-11:30pm (Free)
Fri 6th May: 12pm-12am (Free)
Sat 7th May: 12pm-12am (Free)

Tickets: N/A

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30th April – Somerset Cider & Cheese Fayre 2017 (Compton Martin, Bristol) Preview

Address: Ring O Bells, Compton Martin, Bristol, BS40 6JE (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sun 30th April: 12pm onwards (£3 daytime session/£22.50 evening session before 1st March or £25 thereafter – The evening session is now SOLD OUT)

Tickets: Daytime session is pay on the door. Evening session tickets have now SOLD OUT

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Hogan’s Killer Sharp Sour Cider Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Hogan’s
Cider Name: Killer Sharp Sour Cider
Region: Warwickshire
ABV: 5.8%
Taste: Medium
Served: 500ml bottle at room temperature
Smell: Sour apples
Colour: Golden
Clarity: Clear
Carbonation: Lightly sparkling

Review/Tasting Notes:

From: Hogan’s
Date: 22/02/17

It’s been a while folks, but thankfully I have got a little time on my hands to get down to reviewing some cider again. In the past few weeks I received a pleasant surprise in the post of 2 brand spanking new ciders from Hogan’s. These were the Killer Sharp cider and a keeved cider called French Revelation. Up first today is the Killer Sharp cider.

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23rd-25th March – Bristol CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2017 Preview

Address: Brunel’s Old Station, Clock Tower Yard, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH (Website)

Entry Price/Session Times:

Thu 23rd March: 6:30pm-11pm (£10*)
Fri 24th March: 11:30am-4pm (£10*) & 6:30pm-11pm (£10*)
Sat 25th March: 11:30am-4pm (£10*) & 6:30pm-11pm (£9*)

* = Includes £4 of drink tokens

Tickets: Available to buy from 5th Feb. Click here for full ticket details and current availability.

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16th February – Cider vs Cheese 2017 (London) Preview

Address: Knowles of Norwood, 294-296 Norwood Road, London, SE27 9AF (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Thu 16th February: 7:30pm-9:30pm (£20 general admission + booking fee)

Tickets: Available online by clicking here.

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