Norfolk Cider


The Norfolk Cider Company (who also own Norfolk Apple Juice Limited) established in 1987, are now the oldest established cider makers in Norfolk, following the closure of William Gaymer and Sons, where one of our staff worked. They continue a tradition in Norfolk that stretches back to at least 1204.


Cider made traditionally in the Eastern region comes from culinary and dessert apples, and is quite different from the West Country, where cider apples are used. It lacks the astringentcy of West Country ciders, and is more like an apple wine. It can be a little stronger too, at 7.5%, with more natural sugars in the dessert apples to convert into alcohol - but has lower tannin levels, making it 'easier on the head' than its West Country cousins.

Over the last 18 years the Norfolk Cider Company has won several regional awards and is a past CAMRA National Runner Up

  • Diabetically Dry Norfolk Cider (ABV 7.5%) - a sugar-free cider
  • Medium Dry Norfolk Cider (ABV 7.5%) - similar to a dryish wine
  • Sweet Norfolk Cider (ABV 7.5%) - like a sweet white wine
  • Summer Cider (ABV 3.5%) - light and refreshing
  • Brugoynes Spiced Cider (ABV 3.5%) - a traditional and different way to warm up for winter
Contact Saskia

Wroxham Barns, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk NR12 8QU

Tel 01603 784876 (day); 01953 860533 (eve)
Fax 01603 781401
Open Open most weekdays and at weekends from 10:30am to 5pm.

'The Cider Man' demonstrating Norfolk Cider's original 19th Century Norfolk mill and apple press to produce fresh apple juice at the Norfolk county show.

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