The company reports that RedStreak
is now available in draft format at a number of restaurants and bars in the Chicago area, including The Publican, Hopleaf and Lula Cafe.
This book goes much further than inviting people to try Upton Sweet or Janet's Jungle Juice, it whets the appetite for visits to those misty orchards and connects cider with the customs and beliefs of the countryside - plus the people who extract the refreshing liquid essence from the likes of Somerset Redstreak
and Kingston Black.
Discovered in France by John, Viscount Scudamore during the reign of Charles I and planted around Herefordshire and the neighbouring counties, Redstreak
produced a cider as strong and flavourful as Canary wine--a favourite tipple of the age.
The final product, a single varietal offering made from Redstreak
apples, was produced by Thatchers (rsp: 1.
Most produce apple juice that is blended for a range of ciders ranging from traditional dry through medium dry and medium sweet to sweet, while other varieties, such as Kingston Black and Herefordshire Redstreak
, produce vintage single-variety ciders.
Falstaff is crisp and juicy, while Redstreak
is a classic full-bodied Somerset mouthful.
The Somerset-based company is not only using selected cider apples such as Tremlett's Bitter and Somerset Redstreak
in this process, but has broadened the range by including well-known eating apples, such as Cox's and Spartan.
The Somerset based family company is not only using selected cider apples such as Tremlett's Bitter and Somerset Redstreak
in this process, but has broadened the appeal and range by including well known eating apples, such as Cox's and Spartan.
The varieties used to produce the drinks include Katy, Redstreak
The range features six apple varieties: Cox's, Katy, Tremlett's Bitter, Dabinett, Morgan and Somerset Redstreak
Appearing are Blue C, John Harper and Les Bolger, Anne Jackson Quintet, Modjango, Capo Fiasco (featuring Carl Chase, Ches and Al Cherry, and Brian "Saxophone" Jones) and Ricki and The Redstreaks
During the 50s and 60s, he played at The Cavern alongside the Merseybeat legends with his band Rikki and the Redstreaks
- the young John Lennon's favourite group.