Somerset cidermaker Sheppy’s is bolstering its range of traditional premium craft ciders with the launch of Redstreak.
Coinciding with the start of summer, Redstreak is a medium-sweet single variety cider with a modest ABV of 4%.
Made with traditional Somerset Redstreak apples, the cider is “crisp and light” with a “refreshing fruity flavour”.
Master of cider and sixth generation craftsman David Sheppy said: “The Redstreak apple variety is a personal favourite of mine, so being able to introduce our newest cider made with its wonderfully refreshing flavour is a real joy.
“Lower-ABV innovations are more important than ever to maintain volume growth and keep drinkers interested in cider, which is why we wanted our Redstreak to sit at 4% ABV.
“It’s perfect for long lazy days in the sun and hopefully for enjoying at summer social occasions in the not too distant future!”
Sheppy’s is also set to release 1,000 limited edition bottles of Redstreak from the company’s House of Cider in Taunton, with 50p from every sale being donated to local hospital, Musgrove Park.
Each bottle also features a rainbow design in recognition of the incredible work of those on the frontline.