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Wilce’s Dry Cider
4 days ago

Wilce’s Dry Cider

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Wilce’s have been making cider in Herefordshire for 6 generations. It’s only been the most recent generation that have been willing to sell it and not just drink it all themselves. Wilce’s Dry Cider is one of 4 varieties that now escape the farm. Read More

Hogan’s Medium Cider
3 weeks ago

Hogan’s Medium Cider

By  •  British

Hogan’s is one of those rare small-scale cider makers from the UK that you can sometimes find in a speciality bottle shop in Australia. On a recent trip to the UK, I was given a bottle of Hogan’s cider that I hadn’t seen before, Hogan’s Medium Cider. Read More

Thistly Cross Traditional Cider
2 months ago

Thistly Cross Traditional Cider

By  •  British

Twas the day before Christmas and all the creatures where stirring, especially in this house. Stockings were hung by the chimney, bugger it I’m off the the pub. Christmas in Edinburgh is cold and the pubs are warm. In an effort to drink local I’ve got myself a bottle of Thistly Cross Traditional Cider.

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Cornish Orchards Heritage Cider
8 months ago

Cornish Orchards Heritage Cider

By  •  British

I found a bottle of cider from the end of the UK. Cornish Orchards Heritage Cider celebrates the areas rich cider making history and had won a few awards along the way.  Read More

Morning Cider
2 years ago

Morning Cider

By  •  British

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the CAMRA’s Scottish Real Ale Festival, of course there was a cider section. I had to try the newly released all Scottish, Morning Cider by Scottish Ciders. Read More

Hazy Hog Cloudy Cider
2 years ago

Hazy Hog Cloudy Cider

By  •  British

Continuing around Edinburgh’s pubs, I have left my run a little late and most places are finishing their lunch service. Weatherspoon’s is still going. They are about to host a craft cider festival, so I’m hoping they had something interesting in the fridge. I spy a big green bottle of Hogs Back Breweries’ Hazy Hog Cider.

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Chaplin & Corks Somerset Gold Cider
2 years ago

Chaplin & Corks Somerset Gold Cider

By  •  British

I’ve walked into a pub in Edinburgh, UK. I ask the young lady behind the bar what nice ciders they have? She replied we have Sommersby on tap and Koppaberg bottles. The manager over heard and suggested I try  Chaplin & Corks Somerset Gold Cider.

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Henney’s Vintage Cider
2 years ago

Henney’s Vintage Cider

By  •  British

It’s cold wet and windy. The east coast of Australia is getting drenched by a once in a 30 year low pressure system. The streets are under water. Australian cider makers don’t make cider for this situation. Luckily there is a cider making region that regularly deals with gloomy weather and they make some pretty decent ciders. So I’ve picked up a bottle of  Henney’s Vintage Cider. This 2014 vintage is a still cider from England’s west country county of Herefordshire. Read More