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The Apple Thief Pink Lady Cider
6 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
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

Apple Thief Granny Smith Cider
6 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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Batlow Premium Cider
7 years ago

Batlow Premium Cider

Chances are you have eaten a Batlow apple; they are one of Australia’s biggest apple producers. Established in 1922, the cooperative is also one of Australia’s oldest. With this bountiful supply of apples, a cider was sure to follow. In fact ciders have been in Batlow almost since the beginning of the co-op. Just recently they re-entered the market as the demand for cider in Australia reaches an all time high, producing both a cloudy and the Batlow Premium Cider. Lets have a look at the premium.

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Batlow Cloudy Cider
7 years ago

Batlow Cloudy Cider

Cold winters and the bright sunshine in Spring and Summer are the key to growing good apples. A little town of Batlow in southern New South Wales has these two essential conditions in abundance. Batlow is an old company by Australian standards, producing apples since the 1920’s and cider since the 1930’s. Today Batlow produce both a clear cider and a cloudy cider. Today I take a look at the Batlow Cloudy Cider.

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