With the UK being the largest cider market globally and across europe* it’s no wonder we’re spoilt for choice with over 500 growers! As demand for fruit flavoured cider continues, we’re delighted to introduce our Cider & Treats Crate from grower, Saxby’s Ciders based in Northamptonshire. Amongst these 4 delicious ciders is a mouth-watering array of savoury and sweet treats from pâté to pork crackling! A great, all-year round gift with a festive twist for the man who adores craft cider and moreish treats!
Using a blend of cider and dessert apples from their own orchard and surrounding farms, the fruit ciders are made with real juice for subtle complementary flavours. We’ve featured the following sparkling ciders – choose your 4th bottle from either the Blackcurrant or Mulled cider when placing your order.
An ABV of 5.0% using a blend of bittersweet and dessert apples giving it a perfect balance of tannins and acidity. A medium, crisp cider that is well-balanced with a fresh zingy start and a fabulous appley finish. Finalist in the ‘New Local Drink Category’ of the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2014-15. Food match: roast pork or lamb, pork pie, or cheese.
Has been blended with plum juice creating a mouth-watering medley of mists and mellow fruitfulness. It’s an eminently drinkable, fresh, crisp fruit cider that is great with spicy food. ABV of 3.8%. Awards: Winner of a Great Taste 2017 2-Star Award / Winner of the ‘New Local Drink’ category of the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2015-16. Food match: spicy food, cheese, Peking Duck.
Described as ‘nicely balanced’ with an ABV of 3.5% this mix of Yorkshire rhubarb and Saxby’s Cider has a balance of sweetness and acidity with a full rhubarb finish. Awards: Winner of a Great Taste 2017 1-Star Award. Food match: sausages, BBQ meats or cheese.
Blended with blackcurrant juice this is a classic take on cider and black – bold and bursting with flavour. ABV: 3.7%. A real cider with real blackcurrants from Herefordshire. Upon ordering select either the Mulled or Blackcurrant cider. Food match: spicy food, cheese, or sausages.
Mulled (optional) (still cider) – a Winter warmer! ABV 4.0%. Just heat gently to release the appley flavour and rich, spicy aromas of cardamom, cinnamon and star anise. Great served cold – just add to Prosecco for a sparkling, wintry drink! Upon ordering select either the Mulled or Blackcurrant cider. Food match: scrumptious with fruit cake or apple crumble!
Alongside these fabulous ciders is a savoury treat line-up with Stag Bakeries great tasting 2-Gold Star awarded water biscuits which are the perfect match with the scrumptious French pâté – select either Wild Boar, Chicken Liver or Duck. Choose from 5 delicious Snaffling Pig meaty pork crackling flavours and enjoy a superb drum of Yorkshire Crisps, hand fried in 100% sunflower oil and drizzled with the completely natural flavour of Cheddar and Caramelised Onion Chutney.
And not forgetting the sweet side, we’ve included some amazing, handmade chocolate from Master Chocolatier’s, Belflair Chocolates, with a lively dark chocolate bar infused with ground chilli and contains 60% cocoa solids as well as a novelty dark OR milk chocolate cigar – you select which one when ordering.
Carefully packed in a quality, natural wooden crate, inside, products are safely stored with wood wool packing material, sealed with quality heat shrink film and decorated with our double sided, branded white ribbon.
Includes complimentary gift tag for you to personalise with your own message. If you prefer, please see our range of beautifully illustrated cards in our Gifts section to add to your order.
* Source: NACM
Boxed Dimensions: W440mm X L210mm x D330mm
Packed Weight: 7.0kg
This gift is NOT suitable for under 18s as it contains alcohol
Saxby’s Ciders – Allergens: Naturally gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan friendly
Ballancourt Wild Boar Pâté 180g – Allergens: Milk, eggs, gluten-free OR
Ballancourt Chicken Liver Pâté with Cognac 180g – Allergens: Milk, eggs OR
Ballancourt Duck Pâté with a Slice of Orange 180g – Allergens: Milk, eggs, gluten-free
Stag Stornaway Water Biscuits Original 150g – Allergens: wheat flour, milk, may also contain nuts, suitable for vegetarians
Yorkshire Crisps Cheddar & caramelised Onion Chutney Crisps 100g – Allergens: milk, suitable for vegetarians
Belflair Dark OR Milk Chocolate Cigar 50g – Allergens: Soy, Milk, may contain traces of nuts. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans, gluten free
Belflair Chocolate Dark Chilli Chocolate Bar 90g – Allergens: Soy, Milk, may contain traces of nuts. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans, gluten free
Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling 50g – Allergens: Marvellous Maple – Gluten Wheat Flour, Soya, Other Flavours: no allergens