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Nutritional, Allergy & Dietry Information

Does Strongbow contain colours or flavourings?

There are no artifical colours or flavourings in our ciders.

Is Strongbow suitable for vegans or vegetarians?

Strongbow Original is not made using animal derived products however there is a possibility of carryover from some of our ciders that are. Strongbow Dark Fruit, Cloudy Apple and Rosé are suitable for vegetarian/vegans.

Is Strongbow gluten free?

All our ciders are made from ingredients which do not contain gluten.

Does Strongbow contain nuts?

No nuts are used in the production of our ciders.

What is the alcohol content of Strongbow?

Strongbow Original is 4.5% ABV
Strongbow Dark Fruit is 4% ABV
Strongbow Cloudy Apple is 4% ABV
Strongbow Rose is 4% ABV
Strongbow Dark Fruit Ultra Low is 0.5% ABV
Strongbow Tropical is 4% ABV
Strongbow Ultra Dark Fruit is 4% ABV
Stronbow Ultra Apple is 4% ABV


Product Information

What flavours of Strongbow are available in the UK?

We have 4 refreshing varieties of Strongbow cider in the UK. Original which is crisp and refreshing with a tangy finish, Dark Fruit which gives you an initial hit of fruits with a clean apple finish and Cloudy Apple is a fresh new take on traditional cloudy cider.  Our latest edition is Strongbow Rosé, a fresh and lightly sparkling rosé cider made with blush-red apples, best enjoyed cold.

Is Strongbow available outside the UK?

The refreshment of our ciders stretches far and wide! Drop an email to our consumer care team on with the country you're interested in and they'll let you know.

How long does it take to make Strongbow?

To create the perfect thirst quenching cider, it takes us around 3 to 4 weeks to make Strongbow.

Does Strongbow conduct animal testing?

We do not test any of our products on animals. 

Do you use any genetically modified products in your ciders?

We don’t use any genetically modified ingredients in Strongbow.

Can I drink Strongbow past its “best before” date?

We don’t recommend drinking our ciders after its “best before” date as it may not deliver the quality and maximum refreshment you'd expect. 

How should store Strongbow and what is the recommended way to serve it?

For ultimate Strongbow refreshment, our recommendation is to store it between 4 and 25C - and serve chilled without ice.

My Strongbow doesn't look or taste like I normally expect, can you help?

We always look to deliver the most refreshing cider, if this doesn't meet the high standards you expect please reach out to us on or 0345 303 0351

I'm trying to find one of your products, can you help?

We'd love to help! Reach out to us on or drop us a line 0345 303 0351 and we will help you track down what you are looking for.


Sponsorship & Merchandise

Where can I buy Strongbow branded items?

Unfortunately, you can’t purchase Strongbow branded items directly but keep an eye out on our social media pages for competitions and promotions.

Can Strongbow sponsor my charity event or sports team?

If you send details to a member of our team look into this and get in touch. 

Can I get a Strongbow glass?

We don't currently sell glassware directly but keep an eye out for competitions and promotions.

I've built my own bar/pub shed, can you send me any Strongbow merchandise to decorate it?

If you get in touch with we can see what we can do.



Where can I buy Strongbow ciders?

Being the number one cider brand in the UK, Strongbow is readily available in pubs, supermarkets and convenience stores across the UK. 

I would like to stock Strongbow, can you help?

That's great! Reach out to our team on or drop us a line 0345 303 0351 and we'd love to help.

What's the story of Strongbow?

Strongbow was first produced in England since 1960 and we've been refreshing the nation ever since. We are the UK's number 1 cider brand. Our cider apples are grown and pressed in Herefordshire, giving Strongbow its unique thirst quenching taste.

If you have any further questions, suggestions or complaints you can reach out to us on or 0345 303 0351