Stan’s Big Apple is a medium-dry, still cider. The juice from this blend of bittersweet Redstreak, Tremlett’s Bitter and Dabinett apples is allowed to mellow and mature. The result is a full-flavoured traditional Somerset cider, with a hint of spice.
Crafted from vintage bittersweet apple varieties including Tremlett’s, Dabinett and Somerset Redstreak, Thatchers Big Apple is a traditional cider full of flavour and big on personality. Following limited edition appearances at festivals over the summer, we have now introduced Big Apple in 20 litre Bag-in-Box exclusively for the on-trade. At 6.4%, Thatchers Big Apple is […]
50 community organisations across the UK have been planting young apple trees this spring as part of Thatchers Community Orchard project 2022. We’re really pleased to have been able to donate 350 apple trees to groups who applied to be a part of this year’s project, now in its second year. With 500 groups sending […]
With the largest and most diverse collection of apples used in cider making under our care, we have been partnering with the University of Bristol in a ground-breaking project that is using DNA fingerprinting techniques to identify apple tree varieties. With many old and heritage varieties of apple trees beginning to disappear, the project is […]
“From one family business to another, we love growing apples for Thatchers. Their ethos for quality is exactly in line with how we work. We supply what our customers want, and Thatchers want the best. Their success is our success. So we invest in our farm to make success happen. “Knowing you’re working with people […]
When choosing which ciders to stock on your bar in 2020, it’s important to understand which ciders are performing in the market and which will work best for you and your customers. You need ciders that are going to work hard for you – great tasting with a good rate of sale from a cidermaker […]
It’s the perfect time of year to prune your apple tree and our Farm Manager, Chris, has a few top tips to help you. It’s important to remember that all apple varieties are different so there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to pruning but here are a few basic principles: Regularly […]