26th March – BS5 Cider Festival 2016 (Easton, Bristol) Preview

Address: All Hallows Hall, 13 All Hallows Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0HH (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sat 26th March: 12pm-6pm (Free) & 6pm-12am (£5*)

* = Entry to the evening session (after 6pm) is £5 (free with afternoon session stamp).

Tickets: Available on the door.

Ciders/Perries: TBC.

Last year the following ciders/perries were available in the tastings:

Alberts Black D1
Ashill D2
Bennett’s D3
Burrow Hill D4
Cranborne Chase D5
Dorset Star D6
Hecks D7
Lyme Bay Jack Ratt D8
New Forest D9
Perrys D10
Rogers D11
Ross On Wye D12
Sheppys D13
Tricky D14
West Milton D15
West Orchard Farm D16
Purbeck Joes Dry D17
Bridge Farm D18
Royate Hill Billy D19
Honey’s Midford D20
Chant Badger Spit D21
Pennard D22
West Croft D23
Worley D24
Wilcox D30
Bridge Farm Vintage M1
Bristol Cider Shop Special M2
Bennett’s M3
Hecks M4
Perrys M5
Lyme Bay Jack Ratt M6
Perrys Vintage M7
Bridge Farm M8
Crossmans M9
Ashill M10
Cedrics M11
Rich’s M12
West Croft M13
Bridge Farm Kingston Black M14
Burrow Hill M15
Cranborne Chase M16
Dorset Star M17
Ham Hill M18
Wilkins M19
New Forest M20
Pennard M21
Rogers M22
Sheppys M23
Tricky M24
West Milton M25
Ham Hill Early Drop M26
Purbeck Dabinett M27
Chant Singing Cider M28
Worley M29
Wilcox M30
Chant Sweet S 1
Ham Hill Special S 2
Hecks S 3
New Forest S 4
Pennard S 5
Perrys S 6
Rogers S 7
Sheppys S 8
Tricky S 9
West Croft S 10
West Milton S 11
Wilcox S 12
Purbeck Joes Sweet S 13
Bridge Farm S 14
Perrys Vintage S 15

Food: Food will be available all day at the venue.

Further Event Information: Fuelled By Cider’s day of cider tasting and live music returns to All Hallows Hall in Easton, Bristol, on Easter Saturday 2016.

We will be bringing a huge selection of proper, farmhouse ciders from across the West Country and beyond for you to taste, rate or just enjoy. Awards will be given for the most popular ciders of the day in 3 categories of medium, dry and sweet.

Live music in the afternoon from Steve Wurzel & The Scrumpy Swillers plus the brilliant captain hotknives and ACiD DROP during the evening session.

Plus a selection of hot food from local caterers so that you can stay all day in a happy cider haze.

Free entry between noon and 6pm, £5 afterwards (free with afternoon session stamp).

Young people welcome during the afternoon if accompanied by an adult. 18+ ID required to purchase from the bar.

The vibe at 2015’s event was fantastic – a combination of lovely, interesting people and atmospheric venue – and we want to recreate it again so please spread the word to everyone you know.

In order to enter the tasting awards (including “Best in Bristol” category, which is for BS postcode based cider) you will need to provide 5 litres of cider in a bag in box. The serving of tastings can get quite hectic at busy bar times and this is the most efficient way for us to dispense them.

Please register your interest in advance at info@fuelledby.com and let us know the name of your cider candidate!

May the best scrump win…

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