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Easy Rider – Pomegranate Cider
2 weeks ago

Easy Rider – Pomegranate Cider

Pomegranates, you know the fruit you need to smack with a spoon to get to the sweet seedy edible bits. Well the folks at Rusty Bike Wines have chucked some into a cider to create the Easy Rider Pomegranate Cider. Read More

Monkey Shine Brew Co – Scrumpy Apple Cider
4 weeks ago

Monkey Shine Brew Co – Scrumpy Apple Cider

Monkey Shines Brew Co are a new operation making a range of ciders. I’m going to start off looking at their Scrumpy Apple Cider. The cider is presented in a funky little 375ml can.
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Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill 2018
2 months ago

Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill 2018

Willie Smith’s are continuing to play with single variety ciders. This time they are taking on the big guns of the cider apple world. Welcome the Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill Cider Read More

Rusty Bike – Easy Rider Cider
2 months ago

Rusty Bike – Easy Rider Cider

Rusty Bike is a small winery in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills. The company has been making cider for a while but now they have released the Easy Rider range with the Apple Cider and the Pomegranate. I’ve got a bottle of the apple cider, and I’m keen to see how it rides. Read More

3 Sons Cranky Pom
3 months ago

3 Sons Cranky Pom

When I was sent this bottle 3 Sons Cider is testing out a new product. It’s full of angry little bittersweet and bitter sharp apples and not much else. It’s called the Cranky Pom.

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Willie Smiths French Blend
3 months ago

Willie Smiths French Blend

Willie Smiths have always been influenced by the French cider makers. It’s been evident over the years in their quest for French style funk. The French Blend is the pinnacle of this quest. Read More

Gurneys Orchard Reserve
3 months ago

Gurneys Orchard Reserve

Gurney Cider Orchard Reserve is one of a new strain of cider hitting the shelves at the moment, showing off the newer trees in the orchard to create deeper flavours.

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Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018
4 months ago

Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018

Hillbilly Vintage Ciders are always very good. A few years back I put that vintage in 2nd place on my Real Cider Reviews Best Ciders of 2014. In the years following, the quality has always been top shelf. Something different happened to a few of the 2017 vintage’s bottles. Blackberries! This is the story of the Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018

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