The Cider Insider Hardcover Book
The essential guide to 100 craft ciders to drink now!
Cider is enjoying a resurgence! A wave of new generation producers are joining family cidermakers around the world to reinvigorate a drink that has been enjoyed throughout history by all. With a new-found respect for the orchard, the apple and the pear, today’s cidermakers are blending heritage with modern methods.
InThe Cider Insider, award-winning drinks writer and now, cidery owner, Susanna Forbes has hand-picked 100 of the world’s best craft ciders – and perries – that are worth seeking out and drinking now. Travel with her to each atmospheric orchard to meet the individuals that pour their souls into this glorious drink. For each entry, we hear about the region, the varieties of apples and pears in use, how each is made, find out about other ciders/perries to try, and explore how to experience the cider/cidery for ourselves.
With a foreword by arguably the world’s leading cidermaker, Tom Oliver, alongside appearances from a cast of cider stars, everything you need to know about this golden nectar is right here. Meet the free-thinking French cidermakers, experience the culturally-vibrant Asturian and Basque cider scene, and hear how Australia’s cider pioneers want Tasmania to be renamed the Cider Island.
While the cider leads the way, it’s the people that count for Susanna with their boundless energy and passion for the art of making cider and for preserving the land.