Cider

Cider

is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from apple juice. Cider varies in alcohol content from 2% abv to 8.5% abv or more in traditional English ciders.

Cider may be made from any variety of apple, but certain cultivars grown solely for use in cider are known as cider apples.Cider is popular in the United Kingdom, especially in South West England and East Anglia. The United Kingdom has the highest per capita consumption of cider, as well as the largest cider-producing companies in the world, including H. P. Bulmer, the largest. As of 2006, the UK produces 600 million litres of cider each year (130 million imperial gallons).

Wow that’s alot of Cider! 

Popular Cider brands in the UK

Strongbow

Strongbow (5.3%)

BlackthornBlackthorn

BulmersBulmers (4.5%)

High Percentage Cider in UK

  • White Lightning (7.5%)
  • Diamond White
  • Frosty Jack
  • White Strike (7.5%)

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