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Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak
3 years ago

Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak

It may be staying the obvious but to make a good cider you need start with good apples. But if you start with just one type of apple, will it have the depth and character? In a test of what an apple can do, Willie Smith release the 2017 Somerset Redstreak Dry Cider . Read More

Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider
3 years ago

Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider

The Sullivan’s Jumpin’ Cider is made by a winemaker but is not what you would expect from a cider by an Aussie winemaker. There is something very different about this cloudy cider. Read More

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider
3 years ago

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider

Willie Smith’s have set me a challenge. Pint or flute, flute or pint. The Traditional¬†2017 Cider has been in the planning for several years. Finally, I get to see what the Willie Smiths Traditional¬†2017 Cider is all about. Read More

Steel Press Cider – Brew Dry
3 years ago

Steel Press Cider – Brew Dry

My last stop on my cider trip around New Zealand is Wellington on the North Island. This is the home of Steel Press Cider, makers of the Brew Dry. Made with fresh local apples. Read More

Scoundrels And Rogues  Repeat Offender
3 years ago

Scoundrels And Rogues Repeat Offender

Scoundrels And Rogues’ Repeat Offender Cider started off as one of those passion projects. Raiding abandoned orchards for baskets of apples. This cider from Christchurch is part 2 of my Craft Ciders of New Zealand series. Read More

Daylesford Farmhouse Dry 2015
4 years ago

Daylesford Farmhouse Dry 2015

Daylesford Cider had been channelling their British roots again when it came time for Farmhouse Dry.  This 2015 vintage cider is made from organic heritage apples and is completely devoid of bubbles.

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The Cide Project
4 years ago

The Cide Project

We all have are side projects. The half restored V8 in the garage, building the back deck or maybe it’s that blog about Aussie ciders you, I mean I, write once a week. We all have big dreams for our side projects but a rare and honourable thing when that side project becomes a reality. That’s what happened when a group of wine industry mates raided their parent’s farm for some apples. The Cide Project Cider was born. Read More

Lost Pippin Heritage Cider
4 years ago

Lost Pippin Heritage Cider

Lost Pippen have been inspired by traditional cider making techniques from Britain. Handmade cider from old fashioned apples. Lost Pippen’s Heritage cider shows off a dry English vintage style cider.

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