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Sidewood Cider
1 week ago

Sidewood Cider

Sidewood Cider is a South Australian Cider made at the Sidewood Winery. It has won international awards and is pretty easy to find, But should this be on your shopping list?

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Fruit Ciders Go Head To Head
3 weeks ago

Fruit Ciders Go Head To Head

Fruit Ciders have been a growing segment of the cider market for a few years now. Much to the horror of  Cider purists. While I tend to agree with them, there is a strong argument if people are drinking crappy fruit ciders why shouldn’t the craft Cidermakers get in there and show them how it’s done right. Read More

Pagan Quince Cider
4 weeks ago

Pagan Quince Cider

Quinces are the often-forgotten member of the pomme family, you may have only heard of it in the quince paste form next to the brie on the cheese board. Pagan Cider has a history with apples combined with extra fruity bits in ciders. The Pagan Quince Cider is the latest in their lineup. Read More

Spreyton V Squared
2 months ago

Spreyton V Squared

Spreyton Cider’s story started over one hundred years ago when the first orchards were planted. Last year I thought they had come of age with the Big Q that I named the Best Cider of 2018. This was Spreytons Cider Makers Select release of last year. This year they have a new Cider Makers Select, the “V Squared” Read More

Miss Seed Apple Cider
2 months ago

Miss Seed Apple Cider

Miss Seed Apple Cider is a sweet cider by the Victorian from Monkey Shines Brew Co. The first thing you are going to notice about this cider is the label. It’s a stunner of a label. But we can’t be judging a book by its cover.  Read More

Easy Rider – Pomegranate Cider
3 months 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
3 months 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
4 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