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Cider apple trees

Cider can be made from any apple juice and is often made from a mixture of juices of different kinds of apple. Cider apples have a high tannin content which improves the quality of the cider but gives them a bitter taste which means that they cannot be used for other purposes. Click here for a guide to choosing apple trees.
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    An old full bittersweet Somerset cider apple.
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    An bittersweet old Somerset cider apple.
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    A traditional medium bittersweet cider apple widely grown in the West Country.




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    A West Country cider apple producing a full bitter sweet cider
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    The most popular of the cider apples.
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    A small russet cider apple producing a full bittersweet cider.




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    A popular medium bittersweet cider apple from France.
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    A popular old cider apple.
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    A traditional Somerset cider apple producing a medium bittersweet cider.