Why is Cider so Popular?
If you’re an established cider drinker, you can skip this part. You know exactly why you love this drink. But if you’ve popped over from our craft beer section to get a better sense of what ciders Britain has to offer, here’s what you can expect.
The UK has the highest per capita consumption of cider in the world -- so we know a thing or two about what makes the drink so great. Made from cider apples which are unpleasant to eat enjoyably, the creation of cider is a beautiful kind of alchemy creating liquid gold from sour apples.
One beautiful characteristics of British cider is how diverse the flavours can be. There are dessert-like sweet ciders, and bracing dry ciders that would please the most picky white wine fan. There’s an endless supply of regional varieties to explore, perfect for the adventurous imbiber.
But why take our word for it? You’re a couple of clicks away from trying this classic beverage, and finding out why it’s so popular for yourself.