Strongbow Cider

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Strongbow is a brand of cider originating in England, but now available all around the world. It is manufactured by the company Bulmers. It is the UK's most popular cider.

TV adverts around 1998 featured Johnny Vaughan, telling us to 'loaf it'. Strongbow drinking is heavily aimed at university students.

The alcoholic strength of Strongbow Cider is 5.3% vol (10.6 proof). It is a slightly dry cider, unlike its sugary bottled brother, Woodpecker.

Strongbow is named after the Norman knight, Richard de Clare, later Earl of Pembroke, who was nicknamed ‘Strongbow’ by his troops for his feats of strength and prowess with the Longbow. The ‘thudding arrow’ has been a feature of the brand’s television advertising since the 1960s.

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