Recipes

In case you thought Sheppy's should only come on its own in a glass...

Sally’s Rocky Road

Ingredients: 125g Butter 300g Dark Chocolate 3 tbsp Golden Syrup 200g Digestive Biscuits 100g Marshmallows 230g Raisins 170g Cherries Method: 1) Line a 20cm square baking tray approximately 3cm deep with greaseproof paper. (You can put this is pretty much any tray depending on what size you want your rocky road) 2) Break the chocolate […]

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Elderflower Cider & Gin Cocktail

With the summer sunshine beginning to make an appearance we would like to introduce a cocktail perfect for those days spent in the garden around the BBQ with family and friends. 6 O’clock gin is a smooth London Dry made up of 7 botanicals one of which is the delightful Elderflower. Their tonic is an […]

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Dabinett Mojo

Gently muddle mint leaves in the lime juice, rum and sugar syrup. Fill the glass with cubed (or crushed) ice and pour over Dabinett Apple Cider. Stir to mix and garnish with a mint sprig

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Ginger is King

Fill a handled ½ pint glass with cubed ice and pour over all ingredients except ginger beer.   Stir well to mix. Gently layer the ginger beer on top. No garnish needed.

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Vintage Marmalade Twist

Fill a high ball glass with cubed ice and add all ingredients. Stir well to mix. Cut a think skin of pink grapefruit, spray oils over the drink, twist and garnish.

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Port in a storm cup

This cocktail was created by a mixologist for the Quality Drink Awards in 2014, where Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve won top place in the cider category. Despite the other strong alcoholic ingredients, this cleverly crafted cocktail maintains such a good taste of cider that it even impressed David Sheppy!

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COQ AU SCRUMPY!

Recipe (basically Coq Au Vin but with Scrumpy instead of wine) Fry off pancetta in a little butter until browned and all fat given up. Take from pan and keep aside. Season thighs both sides with S&P and fry off in pancetta fat until brown and crispy and keep aside. Slice Onions and fry in […]

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Chicken in Sheppy’s Oak Matured Vintage Cider with Cox’s Apples

Dust the chicken pieces in the flour. Add the butter and olive oil to a heavy based casserole dish and place over a medium heat.       Once the butter starts to foam, add half of the chicken pieces and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown.   Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces, remove from […]

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Somerset Bramley Apple Cake

Line a 12 x 9 inch baking tray with greased baking paper and heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Peel and slice Bramleys thinly into salted water to keep their colour. Place flour, baking powder and sugar in a large bowl. Beat the eggs with the almond essence and mix into the flour together […]

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Old English Rabbit Stew with Herb Dumplings

A hearty rabbit stew for the cold evenings that is bought to life using our wonderful Dry Draught or Goldfinch Cider

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