Frequently asked questions
Where can I buy Showerings Cider?
Showerings Cider is exclusively available direct from our website and the Cider Shop at Kilver Court & Gardens.
What is the best way to enjoy Showerings Cider?
Showerings is best served chilled, into an oversized stemmed wine glass.
How should I store Showerings Cider?
Showerings Cider should be stored in a clean, cool, dry place and kept chilled.
What makes Showerings Cider unique?
For more than 170 years The Showering family have been making award winning ciders in Shepton Mallet. From winning Gold at the 1950 Brewers Exhibition to Gold at the 2019 Somerset Cider Championships & the Royal Cornwall Show and 1st prize at the South West Cider Association.
The accolades continue a long tradition of award winning ciders stretching back over 70 years.
What apples are used to make Showerings Cider?
Our apples are from a single award-winning orchard, located less than 7 miles from our Cider Mill. Exclusively dedicated to cider apple growing by a long-established expert horticulturalist using long, slow gentle fermentations. Principally late season Dabinetts, an aromatic Somerset variety, rich in tannins, considered by many as the premier cider apple.
Does Showerings Cider contain artificial sweetners?
Our ciders DO NOT contain artificial sweeteners.
Is Showerings Cider Gluten Free?
At Showerings, we like to make cider the right way! This means that all of our cider ranges are naturally Gluten Free. Our cider range starts off using 100% pressed apple juice and is fermented using naturally gluten-free yeast.
Does Showerings Cider contain Yeast?
As Showerings Cider is made from apples that are naturally gluten-free and is made by fermenting apple juice with yeast and sugar, it is a safe drink for anyone with a gluten sensitivity. Unlike brewer’s yeast which is a by-product of beer brewing, the yeast used for fermenting cider is naturally gluten-free.
Is Showerings Cider Vegan?
Our cider is both gluten-free and vegan friendly.
What is the ABV of Showerings Cider?
The ABV of Showerings Triple Vintage cider is 6.8%.
Does Showerings Cider conduct animal testing?
We are pleased to say that we do not test any of our products on animals.
Can I drink Showerings Cider past the 'Best Before' date?
We do not specify a best before date. Cider is like wine and keeps well for many years.
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Does Showerings Cider contains nuts?
Our ciders are nut free.
Does Showerings Cider contain wheat?
Our ciders are wheat-free.
Does Showerings Cider contain dairy?
Our ciders are dairy free.