We're thrilled to be sharing this one- an exclusive collaboration with Bristol Cheesemonger, featuring a selection of fine cider, paired with amazing cheese- 3x rounds, plus a mead toast to finish, with tasting notes and biscuits too.
Cider vs Cheese: The Box
Tom Oliver's Gold Rush #7, 6.5% 2x 300ml
A blend of bittersweet & bittersharp Herefordshire cider apples work their magic here- a fine balance of acidity, sweetness and tannins from one of the most revered producers in the land.
Devon Blue, 200g
sweet, tangy blue cheese from Ticklemore Farm, Totnes
Hecks Kingston Black, 6%. 2x 500ml
A distinctive cider, made only from the bittersweet single variety cider apple, Kingston Black, possibly the most famous variety in the land. Medium sweet, with light sparkle.
Westcombe Cheddar, 200g
Multi award winning cheddar from Deepest Somerset, full of complex flavour and depth. Pairs beautifully with the Kingston Black.
Nempnett's Perry, 6.5%, 2x 500ml
A mighty fine drop from perry orchards widely considered to be the best in the Westcountry. Medium dry, full of flavour, a regular winner of the Gold prize at the CAMRA national championships.
Bath Soft, 200g
Organic,English style brie: rich, creamy, stunning aroma cheese, pairs fantastically with the perry. From Park Farm, Bath.
Glastonbury Mead, 14%, 2x 50ml
A mead toast: to bees, orchards, and small producers!
Fermented honey, possibly the oldest beverage in the world. steeped in myth, magic and tradition, and serves well as a digestif. To good health!
+ Carrs water biscuits & tasting notes