"La Sidra" Oviedo Local Custom Tip by TinyTuck

Oviedo Local Customs: 8 reviews and 13 photos


The Secret of the Sidra...
When you enter an Asturian 'Sidraría' you will notice a weird smell, wood shavings on the floor, and waiters 'escanciando la sidra' in a for you very strange way...
Sidra is always served as you can see it on the picture. The bottle has to be lifted up high above the head and the cidre be poured into the glass in a certain angle. The glass will only contain a small amount of cidre when the waiter hands it to you. You will be expected to empty it with just one sip, except of a tiny bit that you either spill on the floor (preferably in one of the waste baskets that have been put there for this purpose) or just leave your glass on the table like that. Weird thing, isn´t it?! You will be amused, you will be astounished and you will love it, maybe you will even try this high art by yourself.

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  • Updated Dec 5, 2002
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