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Scrumpy Buns... my showstopping savoury buns!

So for the third showstopper I had to make sweet and savory bread.  For the savoury buns I opted for Scrumpy Buns, a recipe I found in Dan Lepard’s book the Handmade Loaf.   754 more words


Worst Snow Day Ever

Yesterday the government, due to threat of inclement weather (my nineteenth-century friends would have said “skeered at the snow”), shut down the joint.  Actually all of the joints, separating me from a gazillion documents I need to read.   61 more words


Chancellor comes to Somerset to drink scrumpy and gets Brewer's droop!

We at snakey HQ are big fans of Hecks cider in Street, proper job local Scrumpy. And we were horrified to learn that poor bashing posh boys CallMeDave and Gosborne were coming to taint it. 43 more words

Westons old Rosie 2 Litre Jug

This is described as a cloudy cider but I would say it is closer to a scrumpy.  It’s fairly strong at 7.3% and a little sweet and as it is still, should be drunk at room temperature (even though the jug says to serve chilled).   129 more words


Elgin InCider trading

Only five years ago, in a luscious valley called Elgin, Michael Everson returned from his drama studies to join dad, Wally, in cider making. Michael has not had a chance to look back. 238 more words



Have you ever heard someone talk about old fashioned cloudy scrumpy?…one taste of this & all will be revealed. A medium dry, lightly sparkling cider with a fresh apple aroma & full flavour.


'I am (now) a cider drinker...'

The Wurzels’ ‘classic’ song from the mid-70’s helped reinforce a few stereotypes about west country yokels imbibing the crushed apple beverage down on the farm whilst singing “Ooh aargh ooh argh aay” – for those of a certain age, this video might bring back a few memories… 439 more words