The Colony Cove Draught Cider by Kangaroo Island Cider has won a swag load of awards over the last 12 months. At both a state and national level. Now it’s my turn to taste it.
Flying Brick Draught Cider is made by the Flying Brick Cider company on the Bellarine Peninsula to the south of Melbourne. Flying Brick Cider company have a cider house open to the public. The cider house is a place to serve up new experimental ciders but it also showcase the main stay ciders like the Flying Brick Draught Cider which we’re looking at today.
A short drive north of Cardiff, Wales is a village called, Pontypridd. I can tell my spell check is going to be working over time tonight. Anyway, Pontypridd, is where you will find the Gwynt y Ddraig Cider and Perry company. What started off as a hobby in the back shed has turned into an award winning cider house. I found a couple of bottles of their Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon Traditional Farmhouse Cider
St Ronan’s are doing things a little different in the Yarra Valley. Their real cider is unfiltered, has no added sugar or water, couple this with white wine yeast makes this draught cider an interesting little number. But the fact that this cider is only half of a double act is the real story.