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Tasmania

Brady’s Lookout 1820’s Blend
2 weeks ago

Brady’s Lookout 1820’s Blend

Brady’s lookout 1820’s Blend is a handcrafted fine cider based around apples developed in the 1820’s. These are now considered as some of the most classic apples out there. Read More

Brady’s Lookout 2017 Cuvee
2 months ago

Brady’s Lookout 2017 Cuvee

Brady’s Lookout 2017 Cuvee Cider is a story of apples, convicts and Batman. It stretches from Manchester to Tasmania and back to France. I’m probably going to need to explain what I’m talking about.  Read More

Spreyton Cider Kingston Black Special Release
4 months ago

Spreyton Cider Kingston Black Special Release

Spreyton Cider, Kingston Black, Special Release. That should be about everything you need to know about this Tasmanian cider. But I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t dive just a little bit deeper.  Read More

Pagan Quince Cider
1 year ago

Pagan Quince Cider

Quinces are the often-forgotten member of the pomme family, you may have only heard of it in the quince paste form next to the brie on the cheese board. Pagan Cider has a history with apples combined with extra fruity bits in ciders. The Pagan Quince Cider is the latest in their lineup. Read More

Spreyton V Squared
1 year ago

Spreyton V Squared

Spreyton Cider’s story started over one hundred years ago when the first orchards were planted. Last year I thought they had come of age with the Big Q that I named the Best Cider of 2018. This was Spreytons Cider Makers Select release of last year. This year they have a new Cider Makers Select, the “V Squared” Read More

Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill 2018
1 year ago

Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill 2018

Willie Smith’s are continuing to play with single variety ciders. This time they are taking on the big guns of the cider apple world. Welcome the Willie Smith’s Yarlington Mill Cider Read More

Willie Smiths French Blend
1 year 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

Willie Smith’s Whisky Aged
2 years ago

Willie Smith’s Whisky Aged

This is Willie Smith’s Whisky Aged Cider. I often talk about a sense of place with a cider. Apples reflect the soil they’re rooted in. Vintages reflect the season. Wild yeasts native to a cider house sneak in with a signature flourish. A simple glass of cider can be a lesson in everything from meteorology to geography and even history. Read More