Cider Tasting Experience

Our cider tasting experiences – for the Stable customers who really want to do their homework

Do you love cider but wish you knew your keeved from your off-flavour? Would you like to wow all your friends with your in-cider knowledge?

Led by our expert Cider Masters, you’ll glug the full gamut of our offering, tasting a wide selection of ciders from up-scale, elegant sparklers to rough and ready scrumpies.

Choose from three cider tasting classes:

During this introductory cider-tasting experience you’ll learn about the cider-making process, different cider-making regions, fruit varieties and some common things to look out for such as tannins, acidity and blending. You’ll also taste 10 of our best ciders, with an opportunity to take notes and ask questions from your Cider Master as you go. Cheese and crackers, cider tasting cards, pens and spittoons are all provided.

Duration: 60 mins
Cost: £15 per head
Booking: to book please contact your local Stable

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All the cider tasting insight of our Strictly Cider experience, with our handmade pizzas thrown in at the halfway mark. Now’s your chance to understand exactly why cheese and bread go so perfectly with cider! Order your own individual pizzas, or if you’re coming as a group, go buffet-style and try a few different pizzas between you. Taste ten amazing ciders and learn about how they’re made. Cheese and crackers, cider tasting cards, pens and spittoons are all provided.

Duration: 100 mins
Cost: £22.50 per head
Booking: to book please contact your local Stable

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Cider and supper taken to the next level. Enjoy elegant keeved ciders and apple aperitifs, taste high-end single varieties, hedgerow blends and learn to distinguish notes, aroma, taste and colour, all under the expert guidance of our Cider Masters. During this ultimate cider-tasting experience you’ll also dine on our finest, handmade sourdough pizzas, feast on cheeses and charcuterie, and enjoy cider brandies with our unctuous chocolate brownies for dessert. This experience is tailored for you, with plenty of time to focus on the areas your group is most interested in.

Duration: 150 mins
Cost: £30 per head
Booking: to book please contact your local Stable

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Our Cider Ethos

Cider – it’s in our bones. So when we launched in 2009 our mission was clear – create a cathedral to God’s own drink and invite the world to worship with us. Since then, we’ve been the front runners of a British craft cider revolution, changing perceptions and spreading the cider-love across the land.

Today in every Stable restaurant, you’ll find over 80 ciders and perries to try, from elegant keeved sparklers to rough and ready scrumpies. Tasting boards, and our crew of expert Cider Masters, are on hand to guide you to the ciders you’ll love most.

And because we just can’t get enough of the stuff, we’ve even launched our own Stable brew, Rapscallion. Ask your Stablehand for a taste when you order. 

WHAT IS A CIDER MASTER?

In every Stable restaurant you’ll find an expert Cider Master. These highly-trained cider heads can guide you to the ciders and perries you’ll love best. Here are a few of them:

find you local cider master