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Chalkdown Cider 2015
1 month ago

Chalkdown Cider 2015

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Chalkdown Cider has aimed for the top end of the market, they are trying to dethrone champagne and prosecco as premium sparkling choice for the discerning English drinker. Well that’s the aim, have they achieved it? Read More

Grannies that Pop
11 months ago

Grannies that Pop

Cheeky Grog Co are at it again, this time they have gone a little bit classy with a champagne style cider. Grannies That Pop is a cheeky look at the most sophisticated cider category. Read More

Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2015
1 year ago

Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2015

A couple of years ago I reviewed the Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2011 vintage. 2 years later the central New South Wales cider house has released the 2015 version. So how does it compare to it’s older sibling?  Read More

Small Acres Sparkling Rouge
2 years ago

Small Acres Sparkling Rouge

Small Arce’s latest release, Sparkling Rouge 2017, is not your average fruit cider. A summery twist on a very traditional cider that blends old-world techniques with the fruits of an Aussie Christmas party. Read More

Flying Brick MC Cider
2 years ago

Flying Brick MC Cider

The Bellarine Peninsula is where you’ll find the Flying Brick Cidery. This year’s special release is a  master class in how to technically excel in cider making. The MC Cider is probably one of the most complex production methods. So how hard is it to make and is it worth the effort.

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Bilpin – Archibald Extra Brut Cider
2 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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Abel Méthode Cider
2 years ago

Abel Méthode Cider

I’ve just got back from a short break in New Zealand. While traveling around the South Island I tried to find a couple of hard to find ciders to write about. I drove through some very scenic parts. Tried some local mass market ciders and a couple of craft ciders. I managed to track down a couple of craft ciders and put them into my suitcase. The first one I managed to try was the Abel Méthode Cider.

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Napoleone Methode Traditionelle
3 years ago

Napoleone Methode Traditionelle

Digging deep into the cool room I found a bottle that I was meant to write about months ago. I found a bottle of Napoleone Methode Traditionelle Apple. Given Napoleone‘s track record I’m not sure why I haven’t cracked it open earlier.

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