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Cameron was formerly Head Brewer at Brixton Brewery, so is very familiar with fermentation. In 2019 both he and Georgie left London to set out to learn how they could live a lower impact life, WWOOFing (volunteering on organic farms) around Europe and the UK in a self-converted van.

The conversion to cider came after reading about how orchards support soil health, biodiversity and wildlife; realising they could bring together Cameron’s brewing experience, with the desire to work with the seasons, the land, with a single raw ingredient and very little energy input to produce a delicious drink with so much incredible history and culture.

As they don't have their own land they hand pick unwanted apples from unsprayed local orchards in return for pruning and maintenance. Orchards are great for biodiversity; the combination of fruit trees, the grassland floor, hedgerow boundaries and scrub mean they offer an array of habitats that add to the plant diversity to support a vast range of species. However, many have been scrubbed up and they are now considered an endangered habitat.Their aim is to help protect and preserve these rare habitats and produce tasty, low impact ciders.
 

A dry sparkling pet-nat cider from apples hand-harvested in the Tamar valley.  The orchard was planned and planted to help preserve rare heritage varieties only found in this area and from across Cornwall.  A testament to the work of James Evans and Mary Martin who collected, propagated and documented these varieties in their book "A Cornish Pomona". 

 

Mother Orchard Blend was fermented in an ex-chardonnay barrel before bottling before fermentation ended to carbonate naturally - pet nat style. 

Ripe Cider - Mother Orchard Blend 2021

£15.00Price

6 Bottles 10% Off

Out of Stock
  • Name Mother Orchard Blend
    Producer Ripe Cider
    Style Sparkling (Pet Nat) Cider
    Country UK
    Region Cornwall
    Vintage

    2021

    Varieties Orchard Blend of rare and unidentifed Cornish varieties.
    ABV % 8.4
    SO2 None added
    Production Unsprayed old orchards. Natural fermentation. No fining or filtration. Unpasteurised.  Barrel aged.
    Tasting notes Sherbet + Peach +Melon
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