21st July – Ciderdog Cider Festival 2018 (London) Preview

Address: The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London, SE1 3SS (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sat 21st July: 12pm-1am (Free)

Tickets: N/A

Drink Price: £3.50 per pint

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6th May – Somerset Cider & Cheese Fayre 2018 (Compton Martin, Bristol) Preview

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

Entry Price/Session times:

Sun 6th May: 12pm onwards (£3 daytime session/£29.95 evening session)
Tickets: Daytime session is pay on the door. Evening session can be bought from the pub or from here EVENING TICKETS SOLD OUT

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Bignose & Beardy Katy Oak SV Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Bignose & Beardy
Cider Name: Katy Oak SV
Region: Sussex
ABV: 5.6%
Taste: Medium
Served: 330ml bottle at room temperature
Smell: Fresh apples
Colour: Golden/Yellow
Clarity: Lightly cloudy
Carbonation: Still

Review/Tasting Notes:

From: Bignose & Beardy
Date: 30/08/17

Blimey, it’s been a while again hasn’t it since my last review?!?! The year has been extremely event packed for me and I haven’t had a huge amount of time to dedicate to this blog, which I really should do. If there was more than 24 hours in a day then I would be able to write a little more often than I currently do! The ciders looking to kick-start that effort is a cracking trio that has arrived recently from Bignose & Beardy. The first of which is the Katy Oak SV.

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7th-8th October – Kent Life Heritage Farm Park’s Apple & Cider Fayre 2017 (Maidstone, Kent) Preview

Address: Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AU (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sat 7th October: 10am-5pm (£9.95 Adults/Children 3-15 £7.95/Concessions £8.95)
Sun 8th October: 10am-5pm (£9.95 Adults/Children 3-15 £7.95/Concessions £8.95)

Tickets: Admission: adults £9.95; children (three to 15) £7.95; concessions £8.95; family day ticket (two adults and two children) £29.95. Members and under-threes go free. Book online in advance for a 15% discount.

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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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