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Willie Smith’s Pet Nat
3 weeks ago

Willie Smith’s Pet Nat

Pet Nat wines are all the rage at the moment, probably because of their cider like qualities. It was only a matter of time until we started to see Pet Nat Ciders hitting the market. Willie Smith’s Pet Nat Sturmer Pippin Cider is one of the first to fit that bill. Read More

Gurney’s Methode Traditionelle
3 months ago

Gurney’s Methode Traditionelle

On the windswept southeastern corner of Victoria is Gurney’s Orchard where they grow the apples for the very handmade Gurney’s Methode Tradionelle Cider. Read More

Brady’s Lookout 1820’s Blend
6 months ago

Brady’s Lookout 1820’s Blend

Brady’s lookout 1820’s Blend is a handcrafted fine cider based around apples developed in the 1820’s. These are now considered as some of the most classic apples out there. Read More

Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018
2 years ago

Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018

Hillbilly Vintage Ciders are always very good. A few years back I put that vintage in 2nd place on my Real Cider Reviews Best Ciders of 2014. In the years following, the quality has always been top shelf. Something different happened to a few of the 2017 vintage’s bottles. Blackberries! This is the story of the Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018

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Incy Wincy Cyder – Huntsman 2017
2 years ago

Incy Wincy Cyder – Huntsman 2017

This is part 2 from Incy Wincy Cider. Scurrying along behind is the evolution on the X3, known as The Huntsman 2017. Named after the big Aussie spider known for living in cracks in wood.  Read More

Incy Wincy Cyder X3
2 years ago

Incy Wincy Cyder X3

Incy Wincy Cyder sent me a few bottles to try. The X3 and the Huntsman, so this is going to be a 2 parter. These guys are new to the market and are creating flavours that are pretty unique on the Aussie cider scene. First up is the Incy Wincy Cyder X3. Read More

Small Acres 2016 Perry
2 years ago

Small Acres 2016 Perry

Small Acres have probably won more awards than anybody else on the Australian Cider scene. The 2013 version of this took out the Best Perry at the 2016 Cider Awards. So, with this year’s awards right around the corner is the Small Acres 2016 Perry a hot tip to take out the gong again? Read More

UK Cider Tour Day 2
2 years ago

UK Cider Tour Day 2

By  •  British, News

My UK Cider Tour Day 2 started off with a replacement bus service from Bristol to Newport. Wales isn’t world-famous for its cider…yet. I have managed to get my hands on a few bottles in the past and they have always been quality. Read More