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Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular
6 years ago

Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS), which showcases the best artisan craft breweries and cider houses from Australia, New Zealand and around the world, is hopping its way to Sydney shores.

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National Cider Conference to be held in Batlow
6 years ago

National Cider Conference to be held in Batlow

Cider Australia is holding its AGM in the apple growing and now cider making community of Batlow this May, to coincide with the 2015 Cider Industry Conference. Read More

Casino Cidre Bouché Brut
6 years ago

Casino Cidre Bouché Brut

By  •  French

Alabang, Manila, Philippines. Not the first place I’d travel to in search of quality cider. In fact most people I have spoken to here have never heard of it. But where there is a will there is a way. With some local knowledge I got my hands on a bottle of Casino Cidre Bouché Brut

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Cheeky Rascal Methode Traditionelle
6 years ago

Cheeky Rascal Methode Traditionelle

Rebello Wines are doing some interesting things in cider these days, they are introducing new ideas to the Australian market under the Cheeky Rascal label. They’ve done mulled cider kits and cider with fresh strawberries. But today I get to review Cheeky Rascals’ most premium cider, the Methode Traditionelle apple cider.

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Lobo Cider – Norman
6 years ago

Lobo Cider – Norman

Turning our attention to a Brut(e) of a cider by Lobo Cider. The first time I reviewed a Lobo it was just a bit too sweet for me. Now I get to review Norman by Lobo, their “European” style bottle conditioned dry cider. If I can stop admiring the artwork on the bottle I might lift the cap. Read More

St Ronan’s Methode Traditionelle Apple Cider
6 years ago

St Ronan’s Methode Traditionelle Apple Cider

Recently I reviewed St Ronan’s Draught Cider. Now as part of my series on Methode Tradionelle Ciders it’s time to taste the Draughts big brother, The St Ronan’s Methode Traditionelle.

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What is Methode Traditionelle Cider?
6 years ago

What is Methode Traditionelle Cider?

There are many ways to make cider. I want to talk about the champagne method or as you may have heard me call it Methode Traditionelle Cider. But this French sounding technique was actually pioneered in England and what happened next changed the beverage world forever.

So lets talk about how it works then a little about the history of it.

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New England Cider Company Ice Breaker
6 years ago

New England Cider Company Ice Breaker

I’m pretty excited about this cider review. Not only is New England Cider Company one of the newest names in the Australian Cider industry they are also from my region of New South Wales. This makes their first cider, the Ice Breaker, as far as I can tell, the most northern cider in Australia.

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