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2018 Batlow Cider Festival Wrap Up
8 months ago

2018 Batlow Cider Festival Wrap Up

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This weekend Batlow hosted the annual Australian Cider Conference and Cider Festival. I was invited to speak at the conference so a big thank you to Batlow CiderFest and NSW DPI for that opportunity. Read More

2018 Batlow CiderFest
10 months ago

2018 Batlow CiderFest

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The 2018 Batlow CiderFest is a two-day event featuring the Cider Industry Conference on Friday 18 May, followed by Batlow CiderFest street festival on Saturday 19 May. You’ll never guess whose speaking… Read More

Batlow Saison Cider
1 year ago

Batlow Saison Cider

Somebody decided to put on a  little cider festival in my neighbourhood. You silly people. Anyway, when I arrived early it was pretty quiet so I saddled up next to the Batlow stand mostly because they have a keg of the Batlow Saison Cider. Happy days.  Read More

2016 Cider Industry Conference and CiderFest
3 years ago

2016 Cider Industry Conference and CiderFest

Apple and pear growers, cider producers, marketers, juicing company representatives and industry suppliers will once again converge on the picturesque apple growing community of Batlow for the 2016 Cider Industry Conference and CiderFest in May. Read More

Batlow OPA
3 years ago

Batlow OPA

Batlow Cider have a couple of tasty little ciders out at the moment. So recently, at the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular, I made a beeline over to the Batlow stand. Out of tap number 3 with a new cider. The Batlow OPA, for those of you playing along at home, it’s not just a terrible play on the IPA, the juggernaut sweeping across craft beer world. In fact, it stands for Oaked Pear & Apple. The guys gave a midi of the OPA. “Worthy of closer inspection”, I said. Read More

The Apple Thief Pink Lady Cider
4 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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National Cider Conference to be held in Batlow
4 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

Apple Thief Granny Smith Cider
4 years ago

Apple Thief Granny Smith Cider

Apple Thief set themselves apart in the market by making ciders from single varieties of apples. The clue is in the name, Apple Thief Granny Smith Cider. David Purcell the owner and cider maker, grew up in the apple orchards of Batlow, New South Wales. He’s set himself a challenge making ciders without blending varieties instead it’s made exclusively from Granny Smiths.

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