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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, music, 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, music, 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, music, 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

May The 4th Be With You (Tom and Lydia from Artistraw Cider)

5/4/2022
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Martyn Goodwin-Sharman, Grant Hutchison and Producer Scott as as they do a deep dive on Star Wars in the Neutral Cider Hotel! Grant Hutchison is back on the podcast explaining why he missed the previous episode’s recording. Gabe lets the guys know that he’s recently won CAMRA’s Campaigner of the Year Award and we’re all so proud of him and his relentless cider (and self) promotion. Finally, Martyn shares a wonderful story of drinking culture in the UK and a night of...

Duration:01:54:13

Has Cinema Ever Been Better Than Con Air? - (Sam Leach from Wilding Cider)

4/4/2022
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Martyn Goodwin-Sharman and Producer Scott as they laugh themselves to tears at the end of this episode of the Neutral Cider Hotel! Grant Hutchison is away this week, but the show must go on! Gabe lets the guys know about his recent holiday where he met Zimbabwe’s own Nyanga Craft Cider! Impressed by his wares, Gabe got to have the best of the sun, and some wonderful cider, made with the most high-tech equipment! Martyn’s been blending again, but keeping stuff secret...

Duration:01:20:24

Gabe Finally Gets His Tax Episode (Cider Tax Special, Barny from Sandford Orchards, Kingsley from Thornborough Cider)

2/28/2022
Join hosts Martyn Goodwin-Sharman, Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Producer Scott as they count down to the end… of the financial year at Neutral Cider Hotel! The guys kick things off with a horse of knowledge, brought out of its slumber, for a dive into Wassail! Martyn didn’t attend, instead drinking cider by the glass at The Old Bookshop, Grant instead listened to a playlist, and Gabe insults Martyn’s height. Then it's onto the exciting main event… TAX! Involved in almost every decision a...

Duration:01:54:50

I Am A Wine Spurt (Olly Smith, First Waltz Tasting)

1/31/2022
It's out with the old shameless plugs, and in with the new shameless plugs, as Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman check back into the newly refurbished, Neutral Cider Hotel! The guys welcome Season 2 in a wildly unceremonious fashion, but lay down the expectation of a monthly schedule, so get ready for a new and different pace for the show. First things first though as Producer Scott has to ready the sound effects because the author of Ciderology announces his Patreon (Ta...

Duration:02:04:31

It Was The Perfect Time For Fred Durst To Come Back In My Life (2021 Year in Review)

1/1/2022
Celebrate the death of another year with Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman, as they ring out 2021 at the Neutral Cider Hotel! It’s an episode of reflection, as our own Narcissus Gabe jumps on the cider horse and guides the guys down a winding track to hunt a certain cider mole, offending his own mum and Scotch cider makers along the way! As 2020 was eventful to say the least, it felt right to round out the year with an episode dedicated to the sequel and all its...

Duration:02:18:35

The Cardboard Explosive (Andy Hull from Manchester Orchestra)

12/24/2021
Leave out a mince pie and a glass of cider, as Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman slide down the chimney of the Neutral Cider Hotel! After some time off, the boys felt that a one off was the only call to make for you, the listener! They’ve been counting down the seconds it seems, Gabe’s been on the tax filing, Martyn has been with friends of the show Little Pomona for harvest, and Grant has been running two businesses whilst chugging the oatnog! Producer Scott has been...

Duration:02:23:31

Season 1 Finale (Robby Honda from Tanuki Cider, Surprise Guests)

8/30/2021
Grab your bags, double check you have everything from your room, and head to reception, as Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman check out of the Neutral Cider Hotel. As Season One of the show draws to a close, the guys discuss how it started, who takes the blame for the show, and their favourite moments. Certain things pop up so keep an ear out for some surprises! Martyn finally gets his arms on a bottle of Wilding or Wildling (it’s too late to check which ones which now),...

Duration:02:31:51

It's The Space Between The Notes (The National, The Bristol Cider Salon)

8/23/2021
Get your indie rock sensibilities tuned up with Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they build a fake empire at the Neutral Cider Hotel! Gabe kicks things off with a reflection on the Bristol Cider Salon. Beyond the cider makers that stood out (it’s a long list) they also chat about secret fleshy meetings, the awkwardness of being pseudo celebrities, the size of Sam from Wilding's arms, Grant’s overflow status at his table and Martyn’s special “Cider Dance” to the...

Duration:01:43:28

Not Keith Chegwin? (Ryan Burk, Head Cider Maker at Angry Orchard)

8/16/2021
Get ready to rock with Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they get their apologies in order at the Neutral Cider Hotel! First off, it's a reunion of sorts, with tales of hot sauce, cocoa butter, ghost writers, Gabe’s Book and the reading ability of the Scottish! Grant is in the hotel and the gang is back together. Then it's onto the news where Gabe’s got the facts and he’s talking rubbish. It’s GLINTCAP, and we’re celebrating friends of the show with Once Upon a Tree...

Duration:01:28:50

An Incestuous Jar Of Eggs (Mini Episode - Pandemic Chat, Pickled Eggs, Pub Quiz)

8/9/2021
Grab a pen, put a pound in the pot and grab a quiz sheet with Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman at the Neutral Cider Hotel! Up first, a quick update on our live show at the Bristol Cider Salon scheduled for this Thursday, the 12th of August. Unfortunately, it’s been postponed. For more info on why (COVID) as well as updates on when and where it would be rescheduled, please follow us on our social media pages for the latest news. In this week’s episode, we unlock for you...

Duration:01:13:51

Hot Dog Flavored Cider (Mini Episode - Our Favorite Music, Ross On Wye Blind Tasting)

8/2/2021
Join hosts MC G. Sizzle, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they get wiggity wiggity whack at the Neutral Cider Hotel. Up first, we want to remind you that the Neutral Cider Hotel LIVE show is right around the corner. Please join us Thursday, the 12th of August at the Hen & Chicken in Bristol for our first live recording of the show. Get your tickets soon as we want the placed packed for a night of fun, cider and prizes. For more details and to purchase tickets, go to our...

Duration:01:03:36

Stuart’s Inquiry (Mini Episode - Martyn’s Memory Game)

7/26/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they hold back family insults at the Neutral Cheat Hotel. Up first, we start things off with a plug. The Neutral Cider Hotel LIVE show is happening this year at the Bristol Cider Salon. Join us Thursday, the 12th of August at the Hen & Chicken in Bristol for our first live recording of the podcast. For more details and to purchase tickets, go to our Eventbrite page. In this week’s show, the guys try to remember what the...

Duration:01:00:35

Le Stinky Poo Poo (Mini Episode - Our Good, Bad and Ugly Cider Experiences)

7/18/2021
Join hosts The Good, The Bad and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they gear up for the end, at the Neutral Cider Hotel! Up first, with the recent announcement of season one coming to an end and the uncertainty of what’s next, the guys get to work on the live show to make sure they make all of their fans that attend, have an amazing time. The Neutral Cider Hotel LIVE show is happening at the 2021 Bristol Cider Salon. If you are going to be at the Cider Salon or are willing to journey to Bristol on...

Duration:01:11:00

Set The World To Rights (Mini Episode - Sandford Orchards, Kentish Pip, Scottish Slang Game)

7/12/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they ponder the fate of the Neutral Cider Hotel! Up first, with the recent announcement of season one coming to an end and the uncertainty of what’s next, the guys get to work on the live show to make sure it's literally the best show anyone has seen in 2021. The Neutral Cider Hotel LIVE show is happening this year at the Bristol Cider Salon on Thursday, the 12th of August, so please plan to join guys for a live recording...

Duration:00:44:45

Drawing To Conclusions (Mini Episode - Martyn's Drawing Game)

7/5/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Greatest-Showman as they are put on notice from the Neutral Cider Hotel! Up first, big news from the amateur hoteliers as their hotel has given them until the end of August 2021 to vacate the premises. This leaves the future of the Neutral Cider Hotel in jeopardy, but, for now, the boys will carry on. Eviction or not, the first (and possibly last) LIVE recording of the Neutral Cider Hotel is happening this year at the Bristol Cider Salon. If...

Duration:00:47:42

Addictive: Great For 16-Year-Olds (Tom Stephens, Rebel Root)

6/28/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Greatest-Showman as they pitch up in the mud, with the Neutral Cider Hotel! Up first, the guys celebrate the missing event from the cider calendar; Glastonbury Festival. This year’s celebration is cancelled for obvious reasons, but the guys go through their festival stories including backstage antics, Grant’s joyless view of the magic, and Gabe’s brother and the terror of the murderous horses. Ten points for guessing correctly which host...

Duration:01:08:14

Magimalus (Polly Hilton From Find & Foster)

6/21/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they sing along to the dial up tone, in the Neutral Cider Hotel! Firstly, Gabe has moved house, again, for another time, and dropped out of Nempnett Thrubwell, Martyn has been torn by the first episodes of his favourite comic Sweet Tooth, and Grant has an exciting delivery of some East Coast beauties with Eve’s Cider! This week’s news is one with a deep dive into language, and what people get wrong with cider, by way of...

Duration:00:59:03

One Cheeseburger Per Bottle (Fruit Ciders Special, Tasting Pilton's In Touch 2, Strongbow, Kopparberg and Rekorderlig Ciders)

6/14/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they get very merry with berries in the Neutral Cider Hotel! Firstly, the first draft is almost right closely nearly coming to be given in on Gabe’s new book; Modern British Cider! We’re wondering if gabe went over the wordcount! Martyn’s new blend with regulars on the show Little Pomona, Glad to be Plaid is out in the world, with MAD CYDER HYPE! And finally Grant keeps the guys all regular with the news of the Museum of...

Duration:01:11:28

Stigmata Cider (Simon Wright - Founder and Former CEO of Hawkes Cider, Pearson's Dry Cider Tasting)

6/7/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they welcome you, for the first time, to the Neutral Cider Hotel! But first, the guys congratulate the team at Cider-Review for their launch party, which brings to light something that was missing from the Hotel. A drink every time the guys make a reference throughout this section will surely see you right! Then it’s onto this week’s featured cider, Pearson’s Dry, which the guys give their swift views on before it's on to...

Duration:01:11:42

Welcome to Drum Talk (Jane Peyton from School of Booze, Ascension's Voss Kveik Cider Tasting)

5/31/2021
Join hosts Gabe Cook, Grant Hutchison and Martyn Goodwin-Sharman as they cast out for the funnies at the Neutral Cider Hotel! But first, Grant brings a good story with a tenuous link to our little cider world, before Gabe reels us back in with puns, before being snared in a trap of "drum talk." Then it’s onto the news, and a serious one with an insight into the harrowing side of alcohol and craft beer. Ratmagnet on Instagram has shone a light on sexual misconduct from people in the...

Duration:01:01:58