Palmers Brewery has launched an exciting new cider company called Dorset Orchards that makes the most of the traditional varieties of cider apples grown in the county. The cider has been created with support from David Sheppy of Sheppy’s Cider, whose family have been making traditional ciders for over 200 years.
The apples for Apple Bee and First Press have come from orchards near Beaminster. They are a mix of classic cider apple varieties, mostly bittersweets.
A medium-dry, naturally cloudy cider made with traditional cider apples sourced from West Dorset orchards, blended with a proportion of dessert apples to create a hazy cider bursting with fresh, crisp apple flavours.
Refreshingly modern medium-sweet sparkling cider, crafted from Dorset apples.
First Press is a traditional still cider with a distinctive full flavour and refreshing bite, typical of artisan West Country ciders. 20 litre bag in box perfect for parties.