CIDER OF THE MONTH
Our Cider of the Month is Gasping Goose, an Organic cider by Newton Court
Gasping Goose is a complex medium cider with a slightly tannic finish. At just 5.8%
and only £48 it will leave you gasping for more..
Paul started Newton Court Cidery back in 2000. His mum and dad still come over most days to help out with the lambing and whatever else needs fixing... This cider is the result of 14 years of Paul’s experience growing, pressing and blending the best cider apples in the country - and now it’s certified organic.
Gasping Goose is a complex medium cider with a slightly tannic finish. Pair it with a pork belly or with a chicken pie - it’s a refreshing proper cider that loves hearty real food.
The Brand Background
Like all good cider stories, it started with an apple and a conversation! That was way back in 2000 and Paul has been obsessed with apples and flavours and making the best cider and Perry ever since!
Newton Court Cider is part of an 157 acre certified organic farm with 30 acres of cider apple and perry pear orchards. They make award winning ciders and Perries using fruit from their own orchards or from friends in Herefordshire. They pick, press, ferment and bottle everything and squeezed just over 45 tonnes of fruit in 2015.
The Liquid Background
For Newton Court, craft cider means cider that’s pressed at the farm by a master cider maker named Paul (and a few of his local friends). It means making cider out of proper apples. It means a cidery surrounded by orchards, not industrial equipment. It means people covered in mud and apple peels, not people in suits. Buying craft cider supports local business, the heritage and the countryside. But most of all, craft cider tastes much, much better.