Well It’s that time of year. The 2019 Australian Cider Awards.
Cider Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Australian Cider Awards at a gala dinner in Melbourne this evening. Barossa Cider Co – Squashed Apple Cider from South Australia won ‘Best in Show’, ‘Best New World Cider’ and ‘Best Australian Cider’ with a score of 97 in the New World Medium Sweet Cider class.
Scape Goat Cider is labelled as a premium cider. I doubt it, but I’m going to drink it to find out.
I’m pretty suspicious about this cider. The label on the bottle, says it is made by Mccashins Brewery in New Zealand for Pinnacle Drinks in Australia. The problem here is that neither company lists this beverage on their website. Are they ashamed? Well, let’s dive into the tasting notes.
Batlow Road Apple Cider has just launched onto the market. If you have eaten an apple from a quality greengrocer you’ve probably eaten one of their apples. As with most orchardist wanting to make the most of their products, they have converted some apples into Cider.