This is the most exciting time in history to be a cider drinker. Steeped in centuries of tradition, and informing the landscape, economy and culture across swathes of Britain, changes to production methods and drinking habits over the last 60 years have turned the cider world on its head. This storied drink is now embarking on an intrepid journey, but to navigate that journey you need a guide.
Acclaimed cider expert, Gabe Cook, celebrates the full diversity of styles, flavours and occasions that cider can provide, whilst also showcasing the best of cider making talent from across these Isles. This book is a reflection of what cider looks like in this modern age, where it has come from, and what has informed the trends that are being experienced now. It is a look at the challenges and opportunities that will influence cider’s ability to innovate and grow.
Britain is blessed with so much heritage, which we desperately need to conserve, but also wonderful innovation, fun and boundary-pushing boldness. There truly is a cider for everyone.Find out more about Gabe Cook aka The Ciderologist.