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Sydney Brewery Oaked Organic Cider
9 months ago

Sydney Brewery Oaked Organic Cider

Sydney Brewery, is the Brewery famed for pun-tastic beers named after iconic Sydney Suburbs; Manly Perry, Surry Hills Pils, Darlo Dark and Sydney Cider. Made in the heart of Australia’s biggest city. The Oaked Organic Cider may break the naming convention but how does the taste break down? Read More

The Cheeky Grog Co – Kingston Heritage
1 year ago

The Cheeky Grog Co – Kingston Heritage

Cheeky Grog Co are one of those great companies that never take themselves too seriously. But now they have a new apple in the orchard to play with. The Kingston Heritage is the latest cider to be released onto the Australian market, made exclusively with the Kingston Black apple. Read More

Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal Cider
1 year 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

Lost Pippin Heritage Cider
3 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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Batlow OPA
4 years ago

Batlow OPA

Batlow Cider have a couple of tasty little ciders out at the moment. So recently, at the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular, I made a beeline over to the Batlow stand. Out of tap number 3 with a new cider. The Batlow OPA, for those of you playing along at home, it’s not just a terrible play on the IPA, the juggernaut sweeping across craft beer world. In fact, it stands for Oaked Pear & Apple. The guys gave a midi of the OPA. “Worthy of closer inspection”, I said. Read More

Two Rivers Dry English Hard Apple Cider
5 years ago

Two Rivers Dry English Hard Apple Cider

By  •  American

Next on my American Hard Cider review series is Two Rivers’ Dry English Cider. This Northern Californian Cider is a true new world cider. It’s based on an English dry style but could be possible French and American Oak. There is a lot going here, too much? Read on.

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Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve 2013
5 years ago

Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve 2013

By  •  British

Down in deepest, darkest Somerset, the Sheppy Family started making cider around 200 years ago. In the Great British summer of 2013 that family picked cider apples from the Three Bridges Farm, they then age that young cider in oak barrels. But is it worth the title of Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve 2013?

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Adams Orchard Apple Cider
5 years ago

Adams Orchard Apple Cider

If you have done any reading on Australian Ciders you’ve probably come across an article written by James Adams. Adams has been writing about ciders for a few years now as well as judging the odd cider competition. Now he has turned his palate and cider knowledge to making his cider: Adams Orchard Apple Cider.

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