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2 Brothers Little Apple Cider
6 years ago

2 Brothers Little Apple Cider

2 Brothers started a brewery, then they made a Little Apple Cider. This is a cider by beer makers and not wine makers. That influence runs deep into production, but how does it affect the cider? Read More

Napoleone Methode Traditionelle
6 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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Apple Cart by Rusty Bike
7 years ago

Apple Cart by Rusty Bike

Apple Cart Cider is the 2nd vintage release by Rusty Bike Wines. Table cider is a small category of the market but it is one of my favorites. The idea is that a large bottle of cider with higher alcohol and deep flavours is designed to be shared over a meal. So does the apple cart fit the bill?

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Bilpin Original Cider
7 years ago

Bilpin Original Cider

Recent I looked at Bilpin’s latest creation, Archibald. After that I decided to go back to where it all began. This week I’ve got a bottle of the Bilpin Original to review. Read More

Bilpin Archibald
7 years ago

Bilpin Archibald

Bilpin is a little town in the Blue Mountains, home to Bilpin Cider Co and is located just to the west of Sydney. Frosty winters and high altitude makes it a great region to grow apples. This season they have a new release. Named after the explorer of the region. Archibald Cloudy by Bilpin Cider. Read More

Appleman Primo Cider
7 years ago

Appleman Primo Cider

Appleman Primo is new to the Australian Cider market. You probably haven’t seen the Appleman in any of the major retailers. But this cider by a wine maker is very well-traveled. Conceived in Bondi, made and grown in Batlow, some have been spotted in trendy South East Asia. It is such a globetrotter it has a postcard on the label. Read More

The Cidery Spider Cider
7 years ago

The Cidery Spider Cider

Back to Western Australia, back at The Cidery. This week I’m  looking at their Spider Cider.

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Batlow OPA
7 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