Cranes Drinks

Homegrown British company, Cranes Drinks refreshing range of natural, vegan and gluten-free fruit ciders are taking the industry by storm. Cranes Ciders are available in three tantalising flavours: Blueberries & Apples; Cranberries & Limes and Raspberries & Pomegranates. 

Cranes Drinks
Cranes Cider Collection

Cranes Ciders are brewed with the finest cranberries, alongside apples, to deliver a crisp, refreshing range of fruit ciders. Founded and developed by twin brothers Ben and Dan Ritsema, Cranes Ciders are naturally light, resulting in 30% fewer calories compared to brand leaders. 

“Consumer tastes are becoming more sophisticated, with a higher demand for quality, ethical and natural ingredient sourcing than ever before. We created our fruit ciders fill a gap in the market for an innovative, light cider, brewed to utilise the natural sweetness of the super-fruits.” 

Ben Ritsema, Co-Founder of Cranes Drinks LTD. 

Founded in 2012, Cranes, has been exceptionally well received at events and festivals across the country and is now stocked nationally by Asda, select Morrisons, East of England Co-op and within a host of farm shops, garden centres, bars and pubs across the UK. 

Cranes Drinks also produce a double award-winning Cranberry & Blood Orange Liqueur. Handcrafted from the highest quality cranberries and infused with natural blood orange juices, Cranes Liqueur is ideal for creating delicious cocktails that will wow your friends. This versatile on-trend liqueur is perfect for pimping a glass of prosecco, the cranbellini, enjoying neat or creating tantalisingly refreshing cocktails such as the Cranes Lemon Berry. 

Cranes Cranberry & Blood Orange Liquer

Most recently Cranes have expanded their product portfolio with Cranes Cranberry Gin. Cranes Cranberry Gin is made from premium cranberries and handcrafted in Cambridgeshire in small batches. The cranberries complement the junipers perfectly, providing a smooth and fruity, yet delightfully sharp taste. A must try for any Gin enthusiast. 

Cranes Drinks
Cranes Cranberry Gin

Like all of Cranes Drinks products, Cranes Cranberry Gin is made from natural ingredients, with no added sugars or artificial flavours, and are gluten free and vegan friendly.

Cranes Drinks Competition

We are able to offer some great products courtesy of Cranes Drinks to our lucky readers. The winner will receive a Cranes Cider Gift Set, Cranes Cranberry Gin and Cranes Cranberry & Blood Orange liqueur and runners up will receive bottles of Cranes Liqueur.

To be in with a chance of winning, just answer the following question:

What year was Cranes Drinks founded in?

  1. 2019
  2. 2000
  3. 2012

To enter, please click here and fill in your details. Use your answer as the Keyword. 

Alternatively you can enter by sending a postcard with your details and answer to: Minerva Publications, 2nd Floor, County Gate, County Way, Trowbridge BA14 7FJ. Closing date 30th September 2019. This competition is running across all Minerva Titles.