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Ramborn Cider Somerset Blend
2 days ago

Ramborn Cider Somerset Blend

Last year I got a few bottles of Ramborn’s different ciders. I thought the CM Blend was so good, I named it my best International cider for 2016. Then I was cleaning out the fridge and there was a bottle of Ramborn Somerset Blend.

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Steel Press Cider – Brew Dry
1 week ago

Steel Press Cider – Brew Dry

My last stop on my cider trip around New Zealand is Wellington on the North Island. This is the home of Steel Press Cider, makers of the Brew Dry. Made with fresh local apples. Read More

GABS Preview – Blue Elephant Rockafella
3 weeks ago

GABS Preview – Blue Elephant Rockafella

GABS is back for another year. The beer festival is growing bigger and bigger. One of the fastest growing areas at the festivals is the cider section. This year there are 18 special ciders only available at Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular, including the Rockafella.

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The Cider Factorie – The Tripel
3 weeks ago

The Cider Factorie – The Tripel

I know I’m meant to be talking about Kiwi cider but let’s take a little side step over to Belgium. That’s where The Cider Factorie took inspiration for The Tripel, a bottle conditioned – triple fermented apple cider. You read that right, this is a triple fermented cider. The term Tripel is normally used to describe strong Belgian beers. Going with a bit of wordplay The Cider Factorie has decided to make a strong cider and ferment it 3 times. Read More

Save The Date – Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards
3 weeks ago

Save The Date – Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards

Put a mark on your calendars, the Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards are on again. This year the awards are being presented on Friday 28th July. Read More

Peckham’s Cidery – Alex’s Apple Cider
1 month ago

Peckham’s Cidery – Alex’s Apple Cider

Continuing on the trail, hunting for New Zealand’s Craft Ciders, I found a can of Peckham’s Cidery – Alex’s Apple Cider. Whenever I spoke to a Kiwi about their ciders, the name Peckham’s came up again and again. Here’s hoping they live up to the hype.

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Scoundrels And Rogues  Repeat Offender
1 month ago

Scoundrels And Rogues Repeat Offender

Scoundrels And Rogues’ Repeat Offender Cider started off as one of those passion projects. Raiding abandoned orchards for baskets of apples. This cider from Christchurch is part 2 of my Craft Ciders of New Zealand series. Read More

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