Celebrated cider apple
Categories:Limited edition, Single varietal, Still
Apple Varieties:Redstreak

Redstreak is a celebrated cider apple, ancient in origins, which results in a crisp, medium-sweet appley cider, with a lingering finish.

In Herefordshire, there is great reverence for this apple.  It can be found in old documents spelt variously as Redstrake, Red Streak or Red-streak.  “Our” Redstreak is more ancient than the Somerset newbie!  The quality and reputation of cider made from Redstreak in the 1600’s helped develop Herefordshire’s position as the premier cider-producing region in the country.

If you know your cider history, you’ll know of Lord Scudamore.  He assisted in popularising the drink, having tall, elegant glasses for it engraved with his and the royal arms, and setting up large-scale production at Holme Lacy, where the cider was bottled and kept in water-cooled cellars.  (Thank you Wikipedia for this detail.)

This beer is a seasonal special so it isn’t available for sale at the moment.

Have a look at the Our Beers page to see the programme for specials in 2022.

Six weeks before a beer is brewed it will be marked ‘Available Soon’ and can be pre-ordered.