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GABS Preview – Blue Elephant Rockafella
2 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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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

Best Ciders Of 2016
5 months ago

Best Ciders Of 2016

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It’s that time of the year when we all look back at the year that was. For many of us, we will remember 2016 as the year the Grim reaper signed up to IMDB and started working his way through everyone’s favourite personalities. Meanwhile, the political landscape was …. like a pair of rubber chopsticks, just a bad idea.

Thank goodness we have cider, at the very least it provided us with a little bit of tasty escapism.  So, what were the Best Ciders Of 2016?  Read More

Cider Chat Christmas Cider Books Podcast
5 months ago

Cider Chat Christmas Cider Books Podcast

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Christmas is coming up fast and you’re probably looking for a gift for that cider lover in your life. Ria from Cider Chat, the US-based cider podcast, and I have had a chat about what cider books we would recommend and some that we are hoping to read soon.

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Cider Australia supports WET rebate changes
6 months ago

Cider Australia supports WET rebate changes

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Press Release: Cider Australia welcomes today’s announcement by the Federal Government that it will restrict the Wine Equalisation Tax rebate (WET rebate) to genuine cider businesses that sell branded Australian cider and perry. Read More

New YouTube Channel

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That’s right folks. Real Cider Reviews is going to be a little bit more vide-o-eee-ish? from now on. The reviews will still be there, but not they may be matched …
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2016 Australian Cider Awards Results
8 months ago

2016 Australian Cider Awards Results

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Watch out world. The Aussies are making kick ass ciders. At this year’s 2016 Australian Cider awards the quiet revolution was on show. You see these Aussie cider makers have been honing their skills with the limited palette of eating apples, but now, now the cider apple trees planted 4 years ago are starting to literally bare fruit. Like a photographer growing up with black and white film, suddenly there is colour. And It’s Awesome.

The Awards were presided over by the wine and cider writer Max Allen with the British cider writer Bill Bradshaw. The room is full of well-known Australian Craft Cider makers, a few newcomers and a few sponsors that provide the infrastructure to keep this industry running. The full results after break

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Australian Cider Festival  is on this Saturday!
8 months ago

Australian Cider Festival is on this Saturday!

An impressive 28 craft cider producers will showcase 112 different ciders at the 2016 Australian Cider Festival, being held in Melbourne this Saturday.

Over 1,000 people are expected to attend …
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