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Rusty Bike – Easy Rider Cider
4 months ago

Rusty Bike – Easy Rider Cider

Rusty Bike is a small winery in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills. The company has been making cider for a while but now they have released the Easy Rider range with the Apple Cider and the Pomegranate. I’ve got a bottle of the apple cider, and I’m keen to see how it rides. Read More

Willie Smiths French Blend
5 months ago

Willie Smiths French Blend

Willie Smiths have always been influenced by the French cider makers. It’s been evident over the years in their quest for French style funk. The French Blend is the pinnacle of this quest. Read More

Hillbilly Vintage Blackberry 2018
6 months 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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Matilda Bay Lumber Yak
7 months ago

Matilda Bay Lumber Yak

Carlton United’s “craft by acquisition” brand Matilda Bay has a new Cider that fits into their branding a little bit better than their Dirty Granny Cider. This is the Lumber Yak. Read More

Westons – Caple Rd Cider
7 months 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

Perry’s Barn Owl Farm House Cider
10 months ago

Perry’s Barn Owl Farm House Cider

By  •  British

98 years, 4 generations, 24 acres, 12,000 bottles a day and 3 birds lead us to Somerst’s Perry Cider makers of the Perry’s Barn Owl Farm House Cider. Read More

Hogan’s Medium Cider
1 year ago

Hogan’s Medium Cider

By  •  British

Hogan’s is one of those rare small-scale cider makers from the UK that you can sometimes find in a speciality bottle shop in Australia. On a recent trip to the UK, I was given a bottle of Hogan’s cider that I hadn’t seen before, Hogan’s Medium Cider. Read More

Balholm Handverk Cider Økologisk
1 year ago

Balholm Handverk Cider Økologisk

By  •  Norway

I just got a box of cider from Norway; the first one into the fridge is Balholm’s Handverk Cider Økologisk, read on to find out what that means. Read More