Old Man & The Bee is our annual homage to our beautiful home orchard and the fruit it gives us. 2018 was an exceptional season. Perfect flowering, followed by a long hot summer and warm autumn meant for super-ripe, flavour-packed apples.
Over the last two years we have been thoughtfully compiling the blend – Dabinett (50%), Harry Masters Jersey (37.5%), Foxwhelp (7.5%) and Ellis Bitter (5%) of which only the Foxwhelp had seen the inside of a barrel.
This cider is autumn in a glass. Golden in colour, yellow in its fruit and aromatics, deep with bold ripe tannins. It truly is a cider for the table, pairing magically with the likes of Asian pork rolls or closer to home, some fine, hard, salty cheese. Think also rustic quiche, stuffed peppers and any pasta alla calabrese.
Drink cool, just below room temperature. Gluten free. Vegan friendly. No added sulphites.
For the inside track on this complex cider, check out our info sheets.
With thanks to Christian Stolte, not only the talented founder of Seidear, aka the Wee Scottish Cider Company, but also a skilled photographer. Look out for Christian's ciders when they launch…