Posts tagged Orchards

Orchards Farmhouse Dry Cider Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Orchards
Cider Name: Farmhouse Dry
Region: Monmouthshire
ABV: 6.7%
Taste: Medium/Dry
Served: Pint at room temperature
Smell: Apple
Colour: Dull yellow
Clarity: Cloudy
Carbonation: Still

Review:

Having previously enjoyed Orchards Blakeney Red perry, I was keen to see if their cider had as much bite as the perry did. I always love a drink where there is never an easy ride with it and you feel challenged and want to come back for more. After all, would you rather go on a safe roundabout ride or a highly exciting rollercoaster? For me that is a no brainer!

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Orchards Blakeney Red (SV) Perry Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Orchards
Perry Name: Blakeney Red (SV)
Region: Monmouthshire
ABV: 6.4%
Taste: Medium
Served: Pint at room temperature
Smell: Pear/Ethanol
Colour: Straw/Hint of red
Clarity: Clear
Carbonation: Still

Review:

As it was The Apple’s 5th birthday and they were throwing a huge cider party to celebrate, then it would be rude not to turn up right? So, of course, I went on down to sample the ciders/perries they brought out for this very special occasion. There were plenty of new ones, both on the top and lower decks, so I opted for perry to begin with, with the Orchards Blakeney Red single-variety perry being my tipple of choice.

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