Thorn Perry 2020

Super, super, super…super!

Chris George, Cork & Crown

A really bl***y good perry.


A very old variety (first recorded 1676) which is early to ripen. Fruit collected in September from a young orchard about 15 – 20 years old between Ross-on-Wye and Hereford.

Thorn perry pears on tree
Thorn perry pears ready to harvest

Fermentation record

18th SeptPressed 225 litres SG 1.046. 100ppm SO2 added.
27th OctRacked
4th MayBottled 276 x 750ml under gold crown caps. SG 1.013. Abv. 4.1%
August 2021Released. SG 1.010 Abv. 4.5%

Tasting notes

Medium sweet. Light, crisp and citrussy in flavour.

Review by Adam Wells of Cider Review

Review by Chris George of Cork & Crown

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