Real Perry is made in a similar way to cider, but whereas cider is made from apples, perry is made from special varieties of pears. As with cider, inferior versions are only available in the majority of pubs – the current craze is to call it ‘pear cider’; real perry would never stoop so low! Real perry, like real cider, is an excellent drink and worth seeking out.

This section of the website will attempt to explain all aspects of real cider and perry: