8th-11th July – Ealing CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (Ealing, London) Preview

Address: Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing, London, W5 5BG (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Wed 8th July: 12pm-10:30pm (£4)
Thu 9th July: 12pm-10:30pm (£4)
Fri 10th July: 12pm-10:30pm (£4)
Sat 11th July: 12pm-6pm (£4)

Concessions: CAMRA members £2 entrance

Tickets: Available on the door

Ciders/Perries: Cider/perry will be available from the following producers:

CELTIC MARCHES
Bishops Frome, Herefordshire
Family run farm, we hope to have both their Lily the Pink cider and a sweetish traditional cider.

DAYS COTTAGE
Brookthorpe, Gloucestershire
Family farm with traditional unsprayed orchards, we hope to have their perry

DOUBLE VISION
Boughton-Monchelsea, Kent
Impeared Vision Kentish perry. There’s a theme with this supplier!

DUDDA TUN CHERRY
Doddington, Kent
From the garden of England, we hope to have their cherry cider

GOVIER
Glastonbury, Somerset
Cider from apples grown in an orchard at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. A 200 year old cider press is used

GWATKIN
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
Denis Gwatkin uses apples and pears from the farm’s original orchards and other local orchards which grow along the Golden Valley

GWINT Y DDRAIG
Llantwit Fardre, Rhondda Cynon Taff
Still produced on the family farm near Pontypridd, Gwint y Ddraig (dragon’s breath in Welsh), is a festival favourite for drinkers new to cider

HARTLAND
Tirley, Gloucestershire
Cider and perry making has been in the Hartland family for three generations. It is not filtered but, as Deryck says, “has no bits floating around in it.”

MARCHERS CYDER
Leominster, Herefordshire
A cider collective, we hope to try their perry this year.

MILLWHITES
Bourne End, Somerset
Traditional Somerset cider, we hope to try their sweet and blackberry ciders this year.

NEWTON COURT
Newton, Herefordshire
Made by father and son team Tom and Paul Stephens. First batch was made in 2000. We hope to try their perry and medium cider this year.

OLIVERS CIDER AND PERRY
Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire
Small batch ciders fermented with wild yeasts and minimal processing. We’re having a proper dry one this year.

PARSONS CHOICE
West Lyng, Somerset
Parson’s Choice is a traditional Somerset Farmhouse Cider made on the Somerset Levels with pure cider apple juice from their own orchards.

PENALLT CIDER
Penallt, Monmouthshire
Cider from the Jackstone outcrop of quartz and jasper rock above the Wye Valley – the traditional source of many of the millstones used to press Herefordshire cider

RICH
Highstone, Somerset
Gordon Rich started making farmhouse cider over 50 years ago and the business is now run by his daughter. Cider is matured in huge oak vats.

ROSIE 3D
Llandegla, Denbighshire
62 different apple types blended by a hobbyist-turned-full time cider maker.

ROSS ON WYE
Peterstow, Herefordshire
Broome Farm has both modern bush and traditional orchards, producing over 70 varieties of apples and pears.

SALT HILL CIDER
Slough, Berkshire
Ealing’s localmost cider producer, produced by the Cider Bar Manager from our neighbouring CAMRA branch! A staff favourite.

SPRINGFIELD
Llangoven, Monmouthshire
Recent champion ciders of the UK and Wales.

THREE SAINTS
Llantrisant, Monmouthshire
Ancient pear orchard supplies artisan quality perry.

TRICKY
Churchinford, Somerset
Formed in 2004 by Steve Watkins and Alistair Brice. They have a passion for cider and a love of the traditional processes of making it, which has always been an art form, they were determined to preserve the art of traditional cider making
UPPER HOUSE
Wormelow, Herefordshire
Herefordshire cider from an orchard started in 2006.

VENTON’S DEVON CYDER
Clyst St Lawrence, Devon
Taste the straw used to press the juice! The way it used to be done. Dry, complex cider.

WAULKMILL CIDER AND BLACK
Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway
Cider and black, from a traditional Scottish orchard.

WILKINS
Wedmore, Somerset
Roger Wilkins has been cider making since he was a boy, taught the skills of the ancient art by his grandfather. The business was passed onto Roger through the family and now he produces around 15,000 gallons each year at his home at Landsend Farm, Mudgley, near Wedmore.

WILLIAMS BROS
Bedwas, Caerphilly
This year’s Welsh champion cider makers.

WM WATKINS
Grosmont, Monmouthshire
Formed in 2003 to use the traditional orchard on the farm. Fermented and matured in oak barrels, mainly ex-rum barrels.

Food: The following food will be available:

Crusty Pie – pies and mushy peas
Real Meat & Sausage – incl. burgers & chips
Powar Curry House – selection of curries
Hog Roast
Cheddar Deli – dairy, meat and delicatessen foods
Pipers Crisps + Merry Berry Chocolate

Entertainment: The following entertainment will be available:

Wednesday 7.30pm Elaine Samuels
Thursday 7.30pm Westbound Piccadilly
Friday 7.30pm The Undercovers

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