A big part of our festival is the Cider Bar. As we’re confirming the beers we thought we would give you a sneak peek at the cider offering this year. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to sponsor the Cider Bar and get your advertisement in our programme too.
- Barbourne Dabinett Whisky Cask 7.5% – still cider made from Worcestershire cider apples picked and pressed by hand, then fermented in fresh whisky casks to give a distinctive flavour.
- Broadoak Bristol Port 6% – fruity, plum coloured, medium cider with a pronounced apple aroma.
- Broadoak Moonshine 7.5% – classic cider skilfully blended to give a crisp, refreshing taste.
- Gwatkins Red Diesel Strawberry 4% – Gwatkin cider blended with fresh strawberry juice.
- Gwynt-Y-Draig Warrior 6% – cider with a good depth of colour followed by a rounded and balanced flavour.
- Hecks Port Wine of Glastonbury 6.5% – true to it’s name this cider has it’s origins in orchards below Glastonbury Tor. Easy on the palate with hints of citrus.
- Mad Hatters Farting Dog 6.5% – dry cider made from a carefully chosen assortment of different apple varieties.
- Rich’s Legbender 6% – a blend of Somerset cider apples. Easy to drink, but be aware, it could cause you to become weak at the knees!
- Sheppy’s Blackberry & Elderflower 4% – a fine blend of crisp cider and added blackberry juice and elderflower gives this cider a unique floral aroma and fruity flavour.
- Snailsbank Elderflower G&T 4% – subtle apple aromas mixed with a delicate bitterness from the G&T and a fruity sweetness from the elderflower.
- Weston’s Rosie’s Pig Flat Tyre Rhubarb 4% – cloudy, light pink colour, with a distinctive rhubarb hint. Slightly astringent with a hint of citrus and a tart finish.
- Weston’s Rosie’s Pig Handbrake Damson 4% – fruity damson flavour, rich, well balanced, easy drinking with a sharp finish.
- Weston’s Country Perry 4.5% – clear, bright and naturally pale with a soft floral aroma with a delicate and fruity taste.
- Wiscombe Apple Jack 6% – a golden cider with a dry apple taste.
Crewe Rail Ale Festival takes place at the Crewe Heritage Centre on Friday 14th (noon – 11pm £3), Saturday 15th (11am – 10pm £3) and Sunday 16th September (noon – 3pm free entry). There are no advance tickets, pay on the door.