Moonshine and magic - Shining a light on the social side of supping cider!

  • Busy year so far

    A busy year so far here at West Milton. We were informed in April that Lancombe Rising has been chosen to go on the short list of the Stables Bar’s public choice competition, which will be held throughout the summer and will be judged by the cider drinking public. This was a great honour as only 8 ciders were shortlisted

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  • Gold Medal and Supreme Champion Cider at Bath & West Show

    Life time Gold award for services to the cider industry and Supreme Champion Cider awarded to Nick Poole

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  • The last Powerstock Cider Festival

    The  Powerstock Festival finally arrived on a sunny Saturday at the end of April. Cider makers had all been contacted, Skimmity Hitchers were booked, tickets sold and we waited with high anticipation to see who would actually arrive. Celebrations began as usual on the Friday evening at the Marquis of Lorne, a gathering of cider makers musicians and entertainers, some

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  • Another Year Another Batch of Real Cider

    Pressing was finished in November and as usual during this period of collecting and pressing apples we are unable to think of anything else. After much hard work we have achieved 22,000 litres of good quality juice which is progressing well to fine Real Cider. The good growing conditions last summer gave us quality apples with much higher sugar levels

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