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Small Acres 2016 Perry
1 year ago

Small Acres 2016 Perry

Small Acres have probably won more awards than anybody else on the Australian Cider scene. The 2013 version of this took out the Best Perry at the 2016 Cider Awards. So, with this year’s awards right around the corner is the Small Acres 2016 Perry a hot tip to take out the gong again? Read More

Small Acres Cats Pyjamas 2015
2 years 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

Borrodell – The Comrade Cider
2 years ago

Borrodell – The Comrade Cider

Today Borrodell is a winery in the central New South Wales town of Orange but it didn’t start out like that. The vineyard originally started as an orchard. But today some of those apple trees are getting a bit more attention. Inducing The Comrade Cider.  Read More

Small Acres Appscato
3 years ago

Small Acres Appscato

You know what’s not cool? Champagne. Do you know what is cool? Moscato, at least according to Drake. But we all know cider is cooler than any wine. So that when Small Acres had the brilliant idea of making a cider inspired by Moscato. Introducing the Appscato. Read More

Small Acres The Cat’s Pajamas
4 years ago

Small Acres The Cat’s Pajamas

Let me tell you a story about the 2013 Australian Champion Cider.  Orange in New South Wales is where you will find the Small Acres estate. In 2013 they released The 2011 Cat’s Pajamas. A vintage cider only made in the good years. To tell you the full story we have to go all the way back to 2010

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Australian Brewery Fresh Press Cider
5 years ago

Australian Brewery Fresh Press Cider

Cider in a can, the last time I had cider from a can I was quite a bit younger and the cider was fake rubbish. Australian Brewery Fresh Press Cider wants to change this perception in the name of quality. By lifting the quality of the can and more importantly what goes into it.
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Petersons Wine’s Pokolbin Cider House 2012 Vintage Cider
5 years ago

Petersons Wine’s Pokolbin Cider House 2012 Vintage Cider

Driving through the Hunter, we stopped for lunch at Peterson House. Peterson’s have made their name in sparkling wines. Along side the restaurant is a cellar door. Hiding in the corner I saw a cider: Pokolbin Cider House 2012 Vintage Cider. So I thought I’d have a look.

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