our ciders

bristols cider features unique artisan ciders

rooted in tradtion - inspired by thirst

 

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On tap Only

Rackham - Dry hopped Monterey county Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples blended with organically farmed San Luis Obispo Braeburns.

Granata - Barrel fermented Newtown Pippin apples and Pomegranates, andesine gemstone color and incredible fresh tart pomegranate flavor.

The Colony - Orchard select blend of apples that are fermented in a farmhouse style with gentle notes of Brett and layered depths of flavor.

 

On Tap and in Bottles

The Original - Over 55 types of culinary and heritage apples sourced from as far north as Sonoma County down to See Canyon. Our "OG" was created as an homage to the drier English ciders that inspired it in to being in the first place.

Mangelwurzel - Beets co-fermented with San Miguel Granny Smith to create a truly unique experience. Rose Pink derived from the Belatonin in the beets, this cider has an earthy nose and a fresh crisp palate.

Barti Ddu - Pronounced ' Barti Thee' this cider named after the welshman Bartholomew Roberts is dry hopped using only English hops. The tea like hops impart a perfumed elegance that supports the Granny Smith's delicateness.                             

Anne Bonny - One of our two bourbon barrel aged ciders, the Anne Bonny marries the elegance of the specific varieties of apples that are blended with a more mellow bourbon experience. Not to be fooled, she is a cider that packs a punch with Abv. varying per batch from 8 - 10%!

The Skimmington - True West Country influenced scrumpy or farmhouse cider. The Skimmy is non-carbonated with an intense apple skin aroma. We inoculate with two seperate strains of Brettanomyces, B. Drei and B. Lambicus.

 

Bottles Only

Black Beard - 18 months bourbon barrel aged blend of Arkansas Black, Black Twig, Honey Crisp, Newtown Pippin, and Granny Smith bottle conditioned with a blend of Champagne yeast and Brettanomyces. Can be laid down for years to increase the ciders already powerful complexity.

Black Bart - This bottle conditioned version of our Barti Ddu, Black Bart is 100% Granny Smith from north county, hopped using English hop varieties and conditioned with a saison yeast.