Image

Australian

Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak
2 months ago

Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak

It may be staying the obvious but to make a good cider you need start with good apples. But if you start with just one type of apple, will it have the depth and character? In a test of what an apple can do, Willie Smith release the 2017 Somerset Redstreak Dry Cider . Read More

Small Acres Sparkling Rouge
2 months ago

Small Acres Sparkling Rouge

Small Arce’s latest release, Sparkling Rouge 2017, is not your average fruit cider. A summery twist on a very traditional cider that blends old-world techniques with the fruits of an Aussie Christmas party. Read More

Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider
2 months ago

Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider

The Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider is made by a winemaker but is not what you would expect from a cider by an Aussie winemaker. There is something very different about this cloudy cider. Read More

Sparkke Apple Cider
3 months ago

Sparkke Apple Cider

Most cider makers are out to make really good cider. Sparkke Apple Cider set themselves a challenge: make a cider that not only tastes good but also brings about social change.

Read More

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider
3 months ago

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider

Willie Smith’s have set me a challenge. Pint or flute, flute or pint. The Traditional¬†2017 Cider has been in the planning for several years. Finally, I get to see what the Willie Smiths Traditional¬†2017 Cider is all about. Read More

Flying Brick MC Cider
3 months ago

Flying Brick MC Cider

The Bellarine Peninsula is where you’ll find the Flying Brick Cidery. This year’s special release is a¬† master class in how to technically excel in cider making. The MC Cider is probably one of the most complex production methods. So how hard is it to make and is it worth the effort.

Read More

Alpine Cider Pink Lady Sweet
4 months ago

Alpine Cider Pink Lady Sweet

The best apple comes from places with cold winters and sunny summers. Victoria’s Alpine region fits the bill. So it was only a matter of time before the Nightingale Bros started to turn their Pink Ladies into the Alpine Cider Pink Lady Sweet Cider.

Read More

Simple Cider Cox’s Orange Pippin
5 months ago

Simple Cider Cox’s Orange Pippin

When was the last time you tasted something with a direct connection to the 1890’s? Tasmania’s Simple Cider make their Cox’s Orange Pippin Cider from trees, dating back to the start of Tassie agricultural history. Read More