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Willie Smith’s Kingston Black
6 hours ago

Willie Smith’s Kingston Black

Lately the lads down at Willie Smith’s have been doing a run of limited releases. Finally they have got around to doing a single variety cider of my favourite apple – introducing the Willie Smith’s Kingston Black 2017. Read More

Little Fat Lamb Alcoholic Hard Apple…
6 days ago

Little Fat Lamb Alcoholic Hard Apple…

Little Fat Lamb Alcoholic Hard Apple… no it’s not a cider. It doesn’t use the word anywhere on the bottle. They were careful about that. The marketing department blur the lines and the retailers straight up chuck it in the cider fridge.

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Savanna Dry
3 weeks ago

Savanna Dry

Savanna dry is South Africa’s best known cider. Labelled as a premium cider, it’s made in the tip of the continent and exported world wide. Does such an ambitious feat from a relative small cider producing nation mean that the quality has been sacrificed? Read More

2018 Batlow CiderFest
4 weeks ago

2018 Batlow CiderFest

By  •  News

The 2018 Batlow CiderFest is a two-day event featuring the Cider Industry Conference on Friday 18 May, followed by Batlow CiderFest street festival on Saturday 19 May. You’ll never guess whose speaking… Read More

Spreyton Cider – The Big Q
1 month ago

Spreyton Cider – The Big Q

Last year I looked at the Spreyton Cidermakers Select 2016 Vintage. I was impressed at how much, their already good cider, had improved. Following up on the success of that …
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Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2015
1 month ago

Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2015

A couple of years ago I reviewed the Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2011 vintage. 2 years later the central New South Wales cider house has released the 2015 version. So how does it compare to it’s older sibling?  Read More

Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal Cider
2 months ago

Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal Cider

By  •  British

Gwynt y Ddraig is Welsh for the Dragons Wind. A small cider maker in southern Wales. It started out as a hobby and grew into a business. This cider is the one that got them on the map. Gwynt y Ddraig’s Gold Medal Cider as the name suggests, was their first cider to get a gong. Read More

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