ALE 27th Cambridge Beer Festival No. 298

Ciders and Perries


Medium (6.8%) - straw-pressed on a mill dating from 1868.

CASSELS, Cambridgeshire
Medium (7.0%) - the local cider with a growing reputation.
Dry (7.0%) - two year old vintage,a blend of local and true cider fruit.

CRONES, Norfolk
Popular organic ciders.
Original (7.5%)
Special Reserve (7.7%)

COWHILL, Gloucestershire
Dry (6.0%) - 100% traditional farmhouse cider.

HECKS, Somerset
Medium dry, single varietal ciders, each made using a single variety of old cider fruit:
Port Wine of Glastonbury - didn't arrive
Porter's Perfection (7-7.4%)
Dunkerton's Late Sweet (7-7.4%)
Kingston Black (7-7.4%)

LYNE DOWN, Hereford
Dry (7.1%) - award-winning and popular single varietal.

Rienne Des Hâtire (8.0%).

POTTON (Winkleigh, Devon)
Cider (6.0%)

SUMMERS, Gloucestershire
Medium (6.0%) - entirely organic, the orchards being manured by migrant birds passing overhead from nearby wildfowl sanctuary.

WILKINS, Somerset
Sweet (6.5%) - made by the Wilkins family since 1918, matured in oak barrels.


COOMBES, Somerset.
Made by third generation of the family, since 1919.
Perry (6.0%)

HARTLAND, Gloucestershire
Perry (5.8%) - a fine natural product, much admired.

LYNE DOWN, Hereford
Perry ( 7.2%) - rare, classic award winning Perry.

Huffcap (8.2%).

SUMMERS, Gloucestershire
Perry (6.0%) - a popular Perry, a newcomer here.

ALE 27th Cambridge Beer Festival No. 298
Cambridge & District CAMRA