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Join hosts Gabe Cook (Cider expert, author), Grant Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit drummer. Cider distributor) and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman (Cider writer) on their weekly podcast where they engage in boisterous discussions on cider, music and life. They’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest news and trends happening in the cider industry and chat with fascinating people from the worlds of cider, entertainment, journalism and more. They’ll also sample new and interesting ciders and give you an honest review, live on the show. There is no shortage of laughter and fun, so check in to the hotel and we hope you enjoy your stay.

Join hosts Gabe Cook (Cider expert, author), Grant Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit drummer. Cider distributor) and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman (Cider writer) on their weekly podcast where they engage in boisterous discussions on cider, music and life. They’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest news and trends happening in the cider industry and chat with fascinating people from the worlds of cider, entertainment, journalism and more. They’ll also sample new and interesting ciders and give you an honest review, live on the show. There is no shortage of laughter and fun, so check in to the hotel and we hope you enjoy your stay.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Join hosts Gabe Cook (Cider expert, author), Grant Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit drummer. Cider distributor) and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman (Cider writer) on their weekly podcast where they engage in boisterous discussions on cider, music and life. They’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest news and trends happening in the cider industry and chat with fascinating people from the worlds of cider, entertainment, journalism and more. They’ll also sample new and interesting ciders and give you an honest review, live on the show. There is no shortage of laughter and fun, so check in to the hotel and we hope you enjoy your stay.

Language:

English


Episodes

Is It Jazz You’re Looking For? (Colleen O’Sullivan and James Mann, Duckchicken Cider, Listener Questions)

2/21/2021
Join hosts Gabriel William James Cook the 1st of his name, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they rock their six inch wedges and for the Galloping of the Gabe, in the Neutral Cider Hotel! But first, Dr. Gabe brags about his dentist visit, a run with friends, a visit to The Bristol Vine and mystery guest. Martyn the vegan does the sales pitch for his mates at Two Belly and Grant announces his cider affair with the Manchester Cider Club! This month it was Ross on Wye on the art of...

Duration:01:15:40

Everyone’s Got Heartburn In Scotland! (Eleanor Léger, Eden Ciders, Listener Questions)

2/15/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they salute their American Overlords in the Neutral Cider Hotel! But first, Gabe brings Cidercon to the fore as the guys discuss the 7th most popular drink in the States, and Keifer Sutherland’s impact on the convention. Gabe shares the love with Cheers and Chat, and the possibility of having a room set up at the hotel in the future. Martyn then lives out a nightmare from the night before, nothing to do with cider. And...

Duration:01:34:41

Bracket Heart Bracket - (Sam Fitz and Greg Johnson, ANXO, Listener Recommendations)

2/8/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they buckle up for an exiting exploration of America! But first, Gabe announces the logistical problems with Ciderology (ding) in the USA, before Grant announces his rival podcast appearance, and Martyn brings back the founding fathers ahead of the news. In this week’s news Grant brings up the new Brum Cider Club, inspired by friends of the show Manchester Cider Club, and Martyn tries to take credit for it all! Then it's a...

Duration:01:30:40

A Little Bit Brutal (Spanish Cider - Sidra Natural Trabanco, Listener Questions)

2/1/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they get lost on their way to the Neutral Cider Hotel! This week’s episode takes a left turn, as the guys skip their usual interview, and take on the country of Spain with history, tasting and a shocking amount of clean up, even for the hotel room! Gabe kicks things off with some music recommendations from Grant, Producer Scott and Martyn to help fill the time it takes to vacuum his manor house. Grant announces his new...

Duration:01:31:05

HONK FOR SALVATION! (Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro, Pilton and Eve’s Cider, Listener Questions)

1/25/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they check the rider for cider in the green room, before it kicks off at the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe the Ciderologist™ kicks things off with some religious solace coming from Cider Sleuth’s question, Martyn denounces the new deity whilst Grant questions the monetary value and the guys end up discussing a little show called Book of Mormon. The Scotsman forgets that it's Burns Night, but luckily the Cornishman is on hand...

Duration:01:45:59

Tomato Knives and Badminton Nets (Jonny Hamilton, Bushel+Peck, Listener Questions)

1/18/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they stop reading the label, and zone back into the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe starts things off with some hotel research as well as some quiet lusting for Hiddle Piddle, Grant goes through British television hotels and Martyn threatens the boys with an axe. Gabe steals the news from Producer Scott this week, as a dive into alcohol advertising through Angry Orchard’s new advertisement which considers the word "sweet" a...

Duration:01:38:43

None Of Those Apples Are Listening (Dick Whitecombe and Cath Potter, Pulpt, Apple Game)

1/10/2021
Wassail! Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Tom-Tit (Martyn Goodwin-Sharman) as they hang bread from trees and pour cider on the roots on old twelvey, in the garden of the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe jumps in with some boozy salutations, and explains the history of Wassail, Martyn says FACE, and Grant worries about the twelve listeners we’ve lost to the history lesson! British traditions of bog snorkelling, knee slapping and cheese rolling are admired, before Scott shoots it all down!...

Duration:01:32:38

Bernard's Watch (Lily Waite, Find & Foster, Anagram Game)

1/4/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they celebrate the new year as Poland’s 35th most popular food and drink podcast! Gabe boasts about our hotel, Martyn says hello to his dad, Grant doesn’t respect his child anymore and Producer Scott apologises to Ryan and his factory! The guys also welcome in 2021 with a selection of their ‘ones to watch’, so check out the cider-makers selected for your future drinks. A slow news week as the guys discuss the TV show...

Duration:01:36:27

The Best Of 2020

12/28/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison, Martyn Goodwin-Sharman and special guest host Producer Scott Riggs as they clean down and inspect every room, in this Best Of Extravaganza Episode of Neutral Cider Hotel! 2020 was ridiculous. It made itself known as a year unlike any other pretty much from the word go, but through all the chaos, struggle and hardship of a blackened sky, the rays of joy shone brighter than ever. One such ray, to three men in the United Kingdom and another in America,...

Duration:02:29:39

Neutral Cider Ho Ho Hotel (Martin Berkeley, Wilding Cider, Christmas Quiz)

12/21/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Sir Crenellated Urolith the 3rd and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they meet See-anta himself in this Christmas edition of the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe has to apologise to “Scottish culture,” and Grant and Martyn both treated themselves to cider from The Cat in the Glass. Then, a lovely snippet turns up in conversation about photography, cider and forgetfulness. In the news, Grant talks about Cloudwater’s new Wayfinder; previous show guest, Helen Anne Smith of Burum...

Duration:01:30:29

If You’re Missing Any Swords (Tasmine Fraser, Little Pomona, Who Gives A S**t Game)

12/14/2020
Interview: Tasmine Fraser Cider Review: Little Pomona - Disco Nouveau Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant David Hutchison and Martyn David Goodwin-Sharman as they explore the world of cider from the comfort of the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe kicks off things in the game room, Grant plays Tetris with boxes in his new house and Martyn has been counting down the days for a bubble bath with Phoebe Bridgers! In the news this week, Martyn connects with the imposter syndrome Adam Wells writes of for Malt...

Duration:01:26:58

NCH: Cool AF (Sarah Warman, Hawkes, Henney's and Aldi, Listener Questions)

12/7/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as your eyelids get heavy and your breath calmer before they bring you back (snap) into the Neutral Cider Hotel! Things are cool AF with Martyn, who has been down at Pilton Cider again, and Grant has brought Rebel Root into the Re:stalk portfolio. Gabe has been doing research for his new book, delving into IP Laws and somehow segueing into an apology to Scotland. And finally, Grant’s tasting for the Salford Virtual Beer...

Duration:01:41:29

Star Spangled Cider (Albert Johnson, Oliver's, Star Spangled Cider Game)

11/30/2020
Interview: Albert Johnson - Ross on Wye Cider Review: Oliver’s - Gold Rush 8 Raw Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they swill the planters and remember to use the right software when they record Neutral Cider Hotel! Grant has packed his cider collection away ahead of a big move and rubbed lockdown in Martyn’s face, before the guys mull over mulled cider. Cider George sparks joy for Gabe with a supermarket cider, before Martyn reels off a list of bottle...

Duration:02:05:24

Your Kids Will Be Slaves To The Spiders (Helen Anne Smith, Sundstrom, Ciderology Game)

11/23/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman in the Neutral Cider Hotel, as they "oracled there until" this whole thing blows over! Gabe catches the guys off guard with anagrams and embattled bladder stones. Grant then praises J’adore Le Plonk by Rachel Hendry and Martyn celebrates the 20th birthday of Limp Bizkit’s Chocolate Starfish & the Hotdog Flavoured Water. Martyn kicks off the news with a story about Hawkes getting 12 tonnes of community sourced apples through...

Duration:02:06:54

The Cure For COVID-19 (Pete Brown, Ross on Wye, Listener Questions)

11/16/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman on their tropical island of all things cider! The guys discuss Frightened Rabbit as an answer on a game show, TV appearances and unflattering celebrity comparisons (It's Ed Sheeran!) before delving into the news. Grant kicks off things with a return of Roger Wilkins, who has found the cure to covid! After the guys restored his honour in a previous episode, the now scientist has proclaimed his vitamin-heavy drink is the answer...

Duration:01:49:29

Annoyingly Succinct (Autumn Stoscheck and Ezra Sherman, Eve's Cidery, Listener Questions)

11/9/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman through these turbulent times by checking in to the Covid-free Neutral Cider Hotel! The guys go through blending cider, buying houses and an off the cuff discussion of apple varieties. In the news, Gabe kicks off things with some bad news about this year’s The Big Apple event in Herefordshire, whilst discussing his pie selection and fingering process. Martyn then humbly brings up his own writing for Graftwood as “news,”...

Duration:01:56:52

Disgust [woman] (Tom Oliver, Sxollie, Pomme or Band Game, Listener Questions)

11/2/2020
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they check you into the world of all things cider! Episode Quote: “Can you tell me if my cyder ys cyld or fyzzy?” - Martyn Goodwin-Sharman In the news, Grant kicks off things with a deep dive into excess apples and the pandemic’s effect on fruit growers, before Gabe brings in the launch of a $500,000 US study into the language of cider (or cyder)! And finally, Grant is hosting a cider music evening as part of the Salford...

Duration:01:40:54

My Sister Works At Wickes (Ryan Sealy, Pilton Cider, Listener Questions)

10/26/2020
Join hosts, Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they make room for all the pressing issues in the world of cider! Quote of the episode: “We’re a serious podcast as well as a stupid one.” - Grant Hutchison The boys ramble through book plugs, holiday drinks in the Cornish sun and Scotland’s social problems, with a surprise appearance from everyone’s favourite murderous movie villain, Buffalo Bill. In the news, Gabe kicks things off with The International Cider...

Duration:02:01:42

Hit Things With Sticks (James and Susanna Forbes, Anxo, Listener Questions)

10/19/2020
Welcome to the very first episode of the Neutral Cider Hotel podcast. Our hosts, Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman will be checking you in and unpacking all things cider! If you are looking for a new drinking game, take a drink every time Gabe plugs his book. You might not make it until the end of the show. After a quick intro to the boys, they’ll dive into the news where they cover the Discover Cider campaign, Grant talks about a new Swedish organic cider he recently...

Duration:01:26:39