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Lastest Cider Reviews

Batlow Saison Cider
3 months ago

Batlow Saison Cider

Somebody decided to put on a  little cider festival in my neighbourhood. You silly people. Anyway, when I arrived early it was pretty quiet so I saddled up next to the Batlow stand mostly because they have a keg of the Batlow Saison Cider. Happy days.  Read More

Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider
3 months ago

Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider

Got problems with bower birds? Curly hair getting you down? Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider Is here to help. The real question here is this a good cider or is Dr Pilkington just snake oil? Read More

Bilpin – Archibald Extra Brut Cider
3 months ago

Bilpin – Archibald Extra Brut Cider

A year or so ago I had the Bilpin Archibald cider. It was pretty dry but it did have a little back sweetening. Now the guys at Bilpin Cider co have released a version with out the back sweetening fresh juice and it’s bottle conditioned. I have high hopes for this the Archibald Extra Brut Cider.

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McCarthy’s Orchard Apple Cider
4 months ago

McCarthy’s Orchard Apple Cider

McCarthy’s Orchard is in the world renowned wine region of McLaren Vale in South Australia. It’s not what you would call a typical apple growing region. Yet where there are apples, cider follows.

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Industry Insiders – Summer Snow Juice
4 months ago

Industry Insiders – Summer Snow Juice

One of the most overlooked areas of cider making seems like such an obvious one. Getting the juice out of the apple requires a large investment in expensive equipment. For this reason, many of the smaller craft cider makers have chosen to outsource this step in production to Summer Snow Juice.

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Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider
4 months 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
5 months 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

New Zealand Cider Festival
5 months ago

New Zealand Cider Festival

The New Zealand Cider Festival is back for its second year in New Zealand’s Cider capital, Nelson. It will be held on 4 November at Founders Heritage Park, to coincide with the NZ Cider Awards (held on the 3rd). Described by National Geographic as “heaven for Cider seekers”, Nelson produces 60% of the country’s Cider due to its high concentration of cideries.

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