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Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider
2 days ago

Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider

A cider with an odd name is always going to grab my attention. So when I was I given the chance to try a bottle of Henry of Harcourt’s Duck and Bull, I was paying attention. Read More

The Goose Cider Ancestrale
2 weeks ago

The Goose Cider Ancestrale

If you are a bit of a wine fan in Australia you probably know about the Gilbert family and their wines from Mudgee. Long time readers will remember Gilbert’s first crack at Ciders with The Goose. Now they are back with The Goose Cider Ancestrale.  Read More

Lost Pippen Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider
4 weeks ago

Lost Pippen Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider

Along the Coal River on the Tasmanian east coast, Lost Pippin is growing desert apples and a little bit of wild yeast. A cool climate helps grow great apples. So I’m very much looking forward to getting into this, the Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider.  Read More

Borrodell – The Comrade Cider
1 month ago

Borrodell – The Comrade Cider

Today Borrodell is a winery in the central New South Wales town of Orange but it didn’t start out like that. The vineyard originally started as an orchard. But today some of those apple trees are getting a bit more attention. Inducing The Comrade Cider.  Read More

Willie Smith’s STURMtrooper Mk2
4 months ago

Willie Smith’s STURMtrooper Mk2

A long time ago (this season) in a galaxy far, far away (Tasmania)…Willie Smiths dropped a new cider the STURMtrooper Mk2. Warning, bad Star Wars puns ahead, from a dude who has never seen Star Wars.

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Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014
4 months ago

Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014

Sometimes cidermakers make a cider that will have a wide appeal, to sell well and get their name out there. Sometimes they cut loose, experiment a bit and make something they want to drink. When you get your hands on one like that it’s probably something you want to pay attention to.  That’s the back story for Lost Pippin’s Special Release 2014.

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Daylesford Farmhouse Dry 2015
4 months ago

Daylesford Farmhouse Dry 2015

Daylesford Cider had been channelling their British roots again when it came time for Farmhouse Dry.  This 2015 vintage cider is made from organic heritage apples and is completely devoid of bubbles.

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Bonamy’s Apple Cider
5 months ago

Bonamy’s Apple Cider

After my years of badgering and terrible cider, Carlton & United Breweries have released a cider that contains apple juice. Yes, that’s right CUBs new cider; Bonamy’s Apple Cider, contains “whole pressed apples” and ” No concentrates and no added sugar”. So does that mean that the Bonamy is a good cider?

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