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Ramborn: cider from the rainforests of Luxembourg

Three good friends tasting the local ciders while on holiday in the UK: that's where Ramborn's story begins. During the tasting, the friends shared stories about their parents and grandparents, who used local apples to produce their own cider. This is how the idea arose to create a

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Warehouse sale: sale all month!

The new batch of cider is on its way, so we're clearing out our cellar. Visit our store in February and take advantage of a discount on selected ciders. This warehouse sale is valid throughout the month of February. Some of these ciders are not back in our range, so be quick

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Calvados: magic with apples

Rezha Baktali writes a nice article about Calvados in De Telegraaf of January 12, 2022. She travels to Normandy to learn more about the special drink. And that goes well: 'For me it will be a glass of calvados this year!' Read the whole article here and see which delicious

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'Pét-nat': a special bubble

The sparkling wine: Originally considered a failed project, today a festive and popular drink. Did you know that these bubbles are not always added afterwards, but can also be created by natural fermentation? This method is also called 'pétilant naturel' or 'pét-nat' by natural wine brewers. In this method, the

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The Wine Petite

Aosta valley ciders: a rediscovery of an old tradition

With Christmas around the corner we all feel a bit more festive. And with this joyful feeling, what we think about in regards to drinking are spicy, rich beverages that can cope with cold wintery weather. So no better occasion than this one to introduce you to one of my

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Recipe for the Holidays: Mulled Cider

Put your homemade festive drinks on the table this winter! Mulled Cider is a hot drink that tastes and smells delicious. Heartwarming and deliciously spicy. With our do-it-yourself package you can serve the perfect drink for the holidays in no time. Read the recipe here and view our mulled cider package.  

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The Wine Petite

German ciders & poirés

Outside Germany few people are aware that, here, cider tradition even exists and that Frankfurt is the beating heart for ciders and perries. Particularly in this region the fruit production is one of the richest in Germany.Have you ever heard about German ciders?Ciders in Germany are better known as Apfelwine

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The Wine Petite

Easter ciders

Easter is not just the celebration of a religious chapter, but let's say that it is also quite symbolic for everyone as a marker to a new season: springtime. With spring, Easter is coming and with the opening of the season we tend to change the approach of our

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The Wine Petite

Keeved cider: Pilton In Touch

As dry January is long gone (yoo-hoo!) I want to take this opportunity to talk about this fascinating and intriguing cider: Pilton In Touch (keeved). Before dropping you lines of tasting notes though, I'd like to take a moment and a step back to make a small, brief introduction to

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The Wine Petite cider Blog

If you're finding yourself reading this, it means that you're a real fan of fine ciders, just like me. Are you sure to get to know who's on the keyboard typing about tasting notes? Well here I am, my name is Bianca, pleasure to meet you! After a long time

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'Good advice' for Gilles van der Loo

It's always nice when a culinary critic comes by and writes that he has received 'good advice'. For example, last Saturday our move was in the supplement of the Parool with Gilles van der Loo. A nice piece about our 'fine ciders' and relocation in Het Eetwezen, the section with culinary backbiting. Up there

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Cocktails with cider

We asked the famous Amsterdam cocktail bar Flying Dutchmen Cocktails to create a cocktail for our méthode traditionnelle (champagne style) cider and perfect for poiré and our house cider Cider Amsterdam. With the champagne style cider, a fresh cocktail is made with gin and lemon juice. The poiré is matched with vodka, lime and

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Moved to Rozengracht 220B

From Friday, October 4, 2019, the first Amsterdam Cider Shop Appels & Peren can be found at Rozengracht 220B (1016 NL Amsterdam). Our new (provisional) opening times: Tuesday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PMWednesday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Thursday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Friday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM – 5.30 p.m. We are open on Sundays and Mondays

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Taste of Amsterdam 2019

Very nice news: from May 31 to June 3 we will be at Taste of Amsterdam with Cider Amsterdam! Discover this ultimate “foodie playground” in the Amstelpark and enjoy good food, drinks and entertainment for three days. Get started at one of the many workshops, get inspired during

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Apples & Pears in Delicious Magazine

“If there's one thing French, it's cider. Delicious with cheese, with many French stews, gratins and of course with Breton galette, the crepe made from buckwheat flour. Also nice; cider often has much less alcohol than wine. At Appels & Peren you can indulge yourself if you like cider. And

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Poiré: the lesser-known sister of the apple cider

A very nice piece about poiré in Trouw on September 15, 2018. That's why it went very fast with the Poiré AOP Domfront of the Ferme de la Poulardière, but a new shipment has arrived! Below the text of the piece by Seije Slager: Poiré: the lesser-known sister of

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Here comes bubble…

Good news: our new website www.cider.amsterdam is online! Take a quick look and order the whole month of September 2018 Cider Amsterdam with a 25% discount using the code CiderAmsterdam in our webshop. The discount also applies in our store, where you can of course taste Cider Amsterdam Brut and Demi-Sec. That's it

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Jérôme Dupont passed away unexpectedly

We received the very sad and shocking news that on Wednesday 15 August Jérôme Dupont of the Domaine Dupont passed away as a result of an accident at the age of 48. We would like to express our condolences to the Dupont family and all employees of the Domaine Dupont and we wish them a lot of strength and strength.

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Tempted Cider new in Amsterdam

A very nice announcement: we have new ciders from Ireland in! And let that just be these delicious Tempted Irish Craft Ciders, available in five refreshing flavors. In 2009, Davy Uprichard and his family started making cider just outside Lisburn. He now makes his craft cider in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Tempted

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Swedish cider in the spotlight at Fika Magazine

Have you read the article about our Swedish ciders on Fika Magazine yet? If not, do it! The Swedish ciders from Brännland Cider are very tasty and are produced in a special way. As the headline suggests 'we will be drinking this drink en masse this summer!'. Click here to go to the online article

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Proud of Once Upon A Tree ciders!

For some time now we have had a full range of the English top cider house Once Upon A Tree in our store (and of course also in our webshop). And just like Simon Day, we are proud of these delicious ciders. The Dragon Orchard in Putley (Herefordshire) has been around for over 90 years as a small

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Appels en Peren in Delicious
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Vinologist Ellen Dekkers recommends in Delicious…

Vinologist Ellen Dekkers wrote a wonderful article in Delicious about our store and a number of ciders we sell! Thank you! We are proud to call ourselves the one and only cider shop in Amsterdam! In this September issue on the wine pages next to a piece about our store three ciders that Ellen

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Italian wines at Apples and Pears

Recently we also have a small, but fine, selection of Italian wines in our range! The prices are between 6 and 15 euros per bottle. Nice to alternate during an Italian dinner with our Italian ciders! Visit our store and discover your own

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Easter bubbles? Cider or poire!

There are countless ciders and poirés that offer a tasty alternative to the standard Easter bubbles with an extensive Easter breakfast or Easter brunch. And the great thing: the lower alcohol percentage makes artisan cider or poiré extra suitable for this. Our Easter tips: Maley Cidre Mont Blanc € 12,95 This Cidre Mont Blanc is made

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New selection of Tom Oliver's ciders

Appels & Peren is happy and proud to announce that we have received a new shipment of ciders from Tom Oliver. Tom Oliver is a passionate man and is widely regarded as a kind of Johan Cruyff among cider and perry makers. He is entitled to be proud of his

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Key to culinary paradise: oysters with cider

In the March issue of Delicious wine, beer and cider with fish. Vinologist and wine writer Ellen Dekkers put it to the test and checked whether we are right that the Dupont Cuvée Colette is a perfect accompaniment to oysters. Her tasting notes: 'Cuvée Colette is the chic lady among ciders.

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ELLE Food: 'Cider for everyone'

The December issue of ELLE Eten focuses on cider. Wine journalist Esmee Langereis is now convinced of the versatility and taste of cider: 'The exciting fermented apple juice is at least as versatile as wines are even more hip.' In addition to an introduction to cider and perry, three ciders, one poiré and one

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December month, cider month!

We have a number of special ciders on offer for Christmas and New Year's Eve. All these ciders are made according to the traditionnelle method: very festive ciders! Holiday month offers (only valid in December): Pomze Ferme d'Hotte -> € 10.50 (was € 12.50) An organic dry cider from the

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