limited editions

Green Man Cider Batch Info

Information on out Limited Edition, bottle conditioned ciders. Each year we select some of our most interesting barrels, maybe blend a couple together and then give them a further secondary fermentation in the bottle. Usually very limited in number (100 to 200 bottles only per batch)
Barrel Number
Year / Number
ApplesApples fromGravity of JuiceDate PressedDate BottledYeastNotes
21/1100% Tom PuttVenn Orchard10485/10/2104/05/2022AWRI 350Lovely refreshing cider typical of the variety - light but with a good structure. Largely pressed with an early 70s funk/ soul sound track.
IB-1 First Press30% Browns, 30% Somerset Redstreak, 20% Sweet Alford 10% Tom Putt, 10% Fair Maid of DevonVenn Orchard104815/10/2117/03/22wildLight and aromatic with refreshing citrus acidity
19/3Tremletts Bitter 40% - Sweet Alford 60%Venn Orchard / Chumleigh10503/10/1930/05/20AWRI 350time in the bottle has mellowed the tannins of the Tremletts while retaining a smoky depth.
19/5Major 50% - Ellis Bitter 50%Youlston / Bish Mill105510/10/1914/04/20Saccharomyces
cerevisiae x
Tannic west country apples give this blend a nice firm backbone. Very much not Kopperberg
20/K2100% Gros OeilletYoulston104901/12/2015/03/21wildSlightly drier than the 2019 version - this keeved cider is rich and savoury with soft bitter orange and Calavados notes.
Venn Orchard Blend 2019Blend of traditional Devon apple from a single orchard Venn Orchard1053Autumn 201912/-2/21AWRI 350 / wildA well balanced cider that reflects the orchard it was grown in. Matured for a year in the barrel and bottled in early 2021