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Lastest Cider Reviews

Steel Press Cider – Brew Dry
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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

Abel Méthode Cider
3 months ago

Abel Méthode Cider

I’ve just got back from a short break in New Zealand. While traveling around the South Island I tried to find a couple of hard to find ciders to write about. I drove through some very scenic parts. Tried some local mass market ciders and a couple of craft ciders. I managed to track down a couple of craft ciders and put them into my suitcase. The first one I managed to try was the Abel Méthode Cider.

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Cidre Nerios
4 months ago

Cidre Nerios

By  •  French

Cidre Nerios is a from Brittany, France. Made by the Cidermaker Domaine Johanna Cecillon. Coming from a long line of wine and cidermakers, Cecillon really knows her way around oak barrels. Read More