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Tasmania

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider
4 years ago

Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider

Willie Smith’s have set me a challenge. Pint or flute, flute or pint. The Traditional 2017 Cider has been in the planning for several years. Finally, I get to see what the Willie Smiths Traditional 2017 Cider is all about. Read More

Lost Pippen Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider
4 years ago

Lost Pippen Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider

Along the Coal River on the Tasmanian east coast, Lost Pippin is growing desert apples and a little bit of wild yeast. A cool climate helps grow great apples. So I’m very much looking forward to getting into this, the Wild Tasmanian Apple Cider.  Read More

Willie Smith’s STURMtrooper Mk2
5 years ago

Willie Smith’s STURMtrooper Mk2

A long time ago (this season) in a galaxy far, far away (Tasmania)…Willie Smiths dropped a new cider the STURMtrooper Mk2. Warning, bad Star Wars puns ahead, from a dude who has never seen Star Wars.

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Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014
5 years ago

Lost Pippin Special Release Vintage 2014

Sometimes cidermakers make a cider that will have a wide appeal, to sell well and get their name out there. Sometimes they cut loose, experiment a bit and make something they want to drink. When you get your hands on one like that it’s probably something you want to pay attention to.  That’s the back story for Lost Pippin’s Special Release 2014.

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Bonamy’s Apple Cider
5 years ago

Bonamy’s Apple Cider

After my years of badgering and terrible cider, Carlton & United Breweries have released a cider that contains apple juice. Yes, that’s right CUBs new cider; Bonamy’s Apple Cider, contains “whole pressed apples” and ” No concentrates and no added sugar”. So does that mean that the Bonamy is a good cider?

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Spreyton Cidermaker’s Select Vintage 2016
5 years ago

Spreyton Cidermaker’s Select Vintage 2016

2 years ago I looked at the Spreyton Vintage 2014 and thought that it was a pretty decent cider with bags of potential. Spreyton Cider Co, stylistically, have been growing rapidly. Now they have released the Cidermaker’s Select Vintage Select 2016.  Read More

Three Farms Cider
6 years ago

Three Farms Cider

Three Farms Cider is a very small batch cider from Tasmania. It is a collaboration between 3 farming families but the odd thing is, one farm grows oysters, the other is a vineyard and the last farm grows apples. Yet some how this partnership produces a cider.

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Eden Wood Tasmanian Cider
6 years ago

Eden Wood Tasmanian Cider

Eden Wood Tasmanian Cider is, as the name suggests, a Tasmanian cider. Made by Cheviot Wine Company. Served in an elegant black bottle with gold trim.

And it’s all so boring.

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