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Westons – Caple Rd Cider
1 month ago

Westons – Caple Rd Cider

By  •  British

Caple Rd Cider is a new product to the Australian Cider market from the English Cider makers Weston’s. It breaks a few traditions for Weston’s, this is their first canned cider and first from any of the UK big players. Read More

Dunkertons Breakwells Seeding Cider
3 months ago

Dunkertons Breakwells Seeding Cider

By  •  British

Breakwells Seedling is a pretty rare apple discovered in Monmouth, a little town on the Welsh border, a little over a century ago. Dunkerton’s orchards just so happen to have a few of these trees and used them to make the Dunkertons Breakwells Seedling Cider. Read More

UK Cider Tour Day 3
5 months ago

UK Cider Tour Day 3

By  •  News, British

Day 3 of my UK Cider Tour starts outs fine. I rolled out of Monmouth on my preplanned route. I did my research and planned to ride on quiet roads and bike paths. Today’s bike path is more of a walking trail with lots of gates along the way. It ends far too quickly. Read More

Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal Cider
9 months ago

Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal Cider

By  •  British

Gwynt y Ddraig is Welsh for the Dragons Wind. A small cider maker in southern Wales. It started out as a hobby and grew into a business. This cider is the one that got them on the map. Gwynt y Ddraig’s Gold Medal Cider as the name suggests, was their first cider to get a gong. Read More

Henney’s Vintage Cider
3 years ago

Henney’s Vintage Cider

By  •  British

It’s cold wet and windy. The east coast of Australia is getting drenched by a once in a 30 year low pressure system. The streets are under water. Australian cider makers don’t make cider for this situation. Luckily there is a cider making region that regularly deals with gloomy weather and they make some pretty decent ciders. So I’ve picked up a bottle of  Henney’s Vintage Cider. This 2014 vintage is a still cider from England’s west country county of Herefordshire. Read More

Henney’s Dry Cider
3 years ago

Henney’s Dry Cider

By  •  British

Henney’s Dry Cider is a typical Herefordshire dry cider. It’s so typical of the style it has been awarded PGI status by the European Union. But is this a typical cider or something more? Read More

Ross-On-Wye Traditional Farmhouse Still Perry
4 years ago

Ross-On-Wye Traditional Farmhouse Still Perry

By  •  British

For the final in my series of British Real Ciders, we visit the small town of Ross-On-Wye to sample their Traditional Farmhouse Medium Sweet Still Perry. Yeah it’s a bit of a mouth full of a name. Read More

Oliver’s Traditional Cider
4 years ago

Oliver’s Traditional Cider

By  •  British

Oliver’s Traditional Cider is basically still, sour, bitter and something I’ve wanted to write about since I started this blog. Let’s hope it’s been worth the wait.

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