The Crackington Cider Co.

 

About The Crackington Cider Company

Producers of artisan, small batch,  Cornish ciders

Jon and Sam Miles started the Crackington Cider Co. from their home in Cornwall in 2011 when they planted 30 cider apple trees given to them by Jon's Dad, Eddie.   The 8 acre orchard, situated on the south side of the Coombe Valley above Crackington Haven, now has over 1100 cider apple trees.  Jon has focused on the conservation of Cornish and vintage quality West Country cider apples, many of which were grafted by Jon from cuttings due to their rarity. To ensure a perfect balance of sweet, bittersweet, sharp and bitter sharp apples 30 varieties are grown including Rattler, Lord of the Isles, Captain Broad, Collogett Pippin and Dabinett. We built the cider barn in early 2017 with the help of Sam's sister Caroline and brother-in-law Philip, in time for the first harvest that October. Apples are pressed, fermented and bottled on site in the Cider Barn.  The ciders are slow matured in stainless steel fermentation vats for a minimum of six months to develop a full clean character.   We launched our on site cider shop in June 2019.  Ciders are also available from a number of local (North Cornwall) pubs, restaurants and shops.

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Cornish Ciders by the case

From only £2.71 per bottle - delivered to you straight from the orchard and cidery

Our ciders are pressed on site from 100% cider apples.  The ciders are slow matured for a full smooth flavour.


Dry Still Cider

Our dry cider has a vinous quality which lends itself to pairings with cheese, fish or chicken: a lower alcohol alternative wherever a dry white wine might be used. It has a clean taste profile with a long tannic finish which allows the apple flavour to sing through. Serve chilled or at room temperature. 6.5% ABV.


Medium Still Cider

A popular choice. A full bodied medium still cider where sugars and tannins are balanced to give a highly enjoyable experience with a long smooth clean finish. Ideal for drinking anytime. Serve chilled. 6.5% ABV.


Sweet Still Cider

A refreshing sweet still cider bursting with a full apple flavour. Clean tasting. Serve chilled. Perfect pint for a summer day! 6.5% ABV.

Prices include delivery to the UK.

 
 

Specialist Cornish Ciders

Farmhouse Cider Flagon

A cloudy bittersweet cider bottled slightly earlier than our other ciders. The tannin haze adds a bite to the finish. Medium in balance. Immensely drinkable. Serve chilled. Shake for a more tannic experience. Available in 1 litre flagons and 3 litre bag in boxes.


Mulled Cider Flagon

​A hand crafted mulled cider pressed from vintage quality West Country cider apples and blended with cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cloves and orange. Available in a 1 litre flagon. Serve hot.

Whisky Barrel Cider Flagon

A premium medium dry still cider pressed from vintage quality West Country cider apples. Matured in oak whisky barrels to develop a full character with a hints of smoke,
vanilla and whisky. Available in a 1 litre flagons. ABV 8.4%.

Vintage Cider 

Our driest cider is a slow matured premium cider pressed from vintage quality West Country cider apples.  Crisp green apple and a hint of tartness reminiscent of unoaked chardonnay. Chill well. Serve in wine glasses as a lower alcohol alternative to wine.  Available in 750ml wine bottles. ABV 8.2%

 
 

Bag in Boxes

Ciders are available in bag in boxes.  These are convenient and great for parties.  After opening they maintain the quality of the cider as air is excluded and can therefore be kept in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

 
 

Gifts

Buying a present for a cider lover?  Why not send a 3 bottle gift box or 6 bottle reusable jute bag?

 
 
 

Stay at the Old Cider House

Excellently presented and well appointed accommodation for 2 guests, located next door to Jon and Sam's farmhouse. The Old Cider House is a characterful barn conversion adjacent to the orchard and set within beautiful private gardens. Features include exposed beams, a traditional log burner within a large inglenook fireplace, sumptuous leather sofas, king-sized bedroom with vaulted ceiling and Juliette balcony, en-suite bathroom with shower and well appointed kitchen.   Complimentary cider in the welcome pack! For availability and booking please see https://www.cornwallscottages.co.uk/cottages/the-old-cider-house-crackington-haven-398990.html

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Opening Hours

Come Visit

Mon - Fri: 11.30 am - 5.30 pm
Sat: 11.30 am - 4 pm
Sun: Closed

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Get in Touch

Tremayna Farm, Bude EX23 0NR, UK

07496 627671

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Crackington Cider Co.

The construction of a cider barn and production facilities to process apples grown at Tremayna Farm, Cornwall is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
Activity supported: cider and apple juice manufacturing and bottling for resale.

 

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