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Simple Cider Cox’s Orange Pippin
3 years ago

Simple Cider Cox’s Orange Pippin

When was the last time you tasted something with a direct connection to the 1890’s? Tasmania’s Simple Cider make their Cox’s Orange Pippin Cider from trees, dating back to the start of Tassie agricultural history. Read More

Bilpin – Archibald Extra Brut Cider
3 years ago

Bilpin – Archibald Extra Brut Cider

A year or so ago I had the Bilpin Archibald cider. It was pretty dry but it did have a little back sweetening. Now the guys at Bilpin Cider co have released a version with out the back sweetening fresh juice and it’s bottle conditioned. I have high hopes for this the Archibald Extra Brut Cider.

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Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider
3 years ago

Henry Of Harcourt – Duck And Bull Cider

A cider with an odd name is always going to grab my attention. So when I was I given the chance to try a bottle of Henry of Harcourt’s Duck and Bull, I was paying attention. Read More

The Goose Cider Ancestrale
3 years ago

The Goose Cider Ancestrale

If you are a bit of a wine fan in Australia you probably know about the Gilbert family and their wines from Mudgee. Long time readers will remember Gilbert’s first crack at Ciders with The Goose. Now they are back with The Goose Cider Ancestrale.  Read More

The Cider Factorie – The Tripel
3 years ago

The Cider Factorie – The Tripel

I know I’m meant to be talking about Kiwi cider but let’s take a little side step over to Belgium. That’s where The Cider Factorie took inspiration for The Tripel, a bottle conditioned – triple fermented apple cider. You read that right, this is a triple fermented cider. The term Tripel is normally used to describe strong Belgian beers. Going with a bit of wordplay The Cider Factorie has decided to make a strong cider and ferment it 3 times. Read More

Cidre Nerios
4 years ago

Cidre Nerios

By  •  French

Cidre Nerios is a from Brittany, France. Made by the Cidermaker Domaine Johanna Cecillon. Coming from a long line of wine and cidermakers, Cecillon really knows her way around oak barrels. Read More

Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014
4 years ago

Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014

Sometimes cidermakers make a cider that will have a wide appeal, to sell well and get their name out there. Sometimes they cut loose, experiment a bit and make something they want to drink. When you get your hands on one like that it’s probably something you want to pay attention to.  That’s the back story for Lost Pippin’s Special Release 2014.

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Sidre Brut Tendre
5 years ago

Sidre Brut Tendre

By  •  French

Sidre Brut Tendre is a French cider from Normandy, made by Eric Bordelet. Bordelet was a sommelier but now he has turned his pallet to cider making, mixing traditional French apple varieties with wine making techniques.

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