International Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

Happy International Women’s Day 2023 Over the past few years we’ve seen a growing presence of cider women producers, growers and cider advocates. Cider Women is now a growing network which all started in 2019 when a group of cider makers got together at...
TREES ARE GOOD

TREES ARE GOOD

  We are excited to announce the **NEW RELEASE** and first ever cider from our Cambridgeshire orchard ‘TREES ARE GOOD’ ‘Trees Are Good’ is a late orchard blend using apples from our Oakington Orchard, Cambridgeshire. We planted up this...
Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

Emma from Blue Barrel Cider finds herself pondering Blue Barrel’s identity and questions what is it that gives cider its identity.   Cider making differs across the board from large national commercial ciders through to smaller full juice craft cider producers,...
Changing Times

Changing Times

The Blue Barrel story (so far) – and our next chapter…   Nottingham has given us so much.   Over a decade ago, we began scrumping apples around Clifton, particularly at Summerwood Community Garden which always supported our cider-making journey. Soon, we were...