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Mountain Goat Two Step Apple Cider
5 years ago

Mountain Goat Two Step Apple Cider

Mountain Goat:  A big hairy animal that’s never gonna fall over. Two Step: a ballroom dance in duple meter, marked by sliding steps. Together, some how, this is going to make a cider? Ok what ever floats your goat. Read More

Maggie Beer’s Heritage Apple Cider
5 years ago

Maggie Beer’s Heritage Apple Cider

If you’re an Australian interested in food, even in the slightest bit, you will know the name Maggie Beer. More than a celebrity cook, Maggie Beer is a champion of the produce of the Barossa Valley. Now she has added a cider to her pantry of gourmet goodies.When I saw it on the shelf I asked myself “Is this made by Beer, or is her brand jumping on the band wagon?” Read More

Behind the Pint: Kegstar
5 years ago

Behind the Pint: Kegstar

Ever wondered how your pint of cider got from the cider house to the pub? Most of the time it’s in kegs. Many of the companies I’ve reviewed are start-ups. Start-ups have huge costs in equipment. One of the biggest costs is the kegs. Both the physical keg and the logistics of moving the kegs back and forth to the pub. Kegstar saw an opportunity to make it easier to get beers and cider to pubs.

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Commercial Cider Review
5 years ago

Commercial Cider Review

If you’re stuck at the pub with no craft ciders in sight what commercial cider should you drink? We look at 9 of the most common ciders in Australia to find out, which is best, or if you should just go home?

Walk into any local pub and your probably going to see a Commercial Cider like 5 Seeds, Bulmers, Dirty Grany, Magners, Mecury, Monteith’s, Rekorderlig, Somersby or even a  Strongbow cider. Well, Real Cider Reviews is going to taste them all, then rank all these ciders.

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Cider Industry Looks To Future of Cider Taxation
5 years ago

Cider Industry Looks To Future of Cider Taxation

By  •  News

Press Release

Cider Australia will contribute to the alcohol taxation debate to ensure local cider makers are not unfairly crushed by `fake’ alcopop-style ciders.
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The Apple Thief Pink Lady Cider
5 years ago

The Apple Thief Pink Lady Cider

Last year I had a look at The Apple Thief Granny Smith. Then The Apple Thief’s Pink Lady won the best in class at the 2014 Cider Australian Cider Awards and now my local is serving it. What better a reason to review this single variety cider?

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Harcourt  Apple Cider
5 years ago

Harcourt Apple Cider

Down in Harcourt, Victoria its the middle of the 2015 Vintage. Fruit picking is in full swing. It’s beginning to look like a bumper crop. I called Simon Frost between truckloads of apples bins coming out of the orchard ready to be pressed and turned into Harcourt Apple Cider waiting for me to review. Read More

Seven Oaks Farmhouse Rous Latour Cider
6 years ago

Seven Oaks Farmhouse Rous Latour Cider

Seven Oak Farmhouse Cider are a bit of a rare breed in Australia’s cider scene. We’re starting to see a few single variety ciders on the shelves. Most of these are made with eating apples; one or two might be English cider apples. Seven Oaks are making a single variety cider with the French “Rous Latour” cider apple.
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