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The Cheeky Grog Co – Secret Seven
1 month ago

The Cheeky Grog Co – Secret Seven

Cheeky Grog Co have a secret. 7 secret apples go in The Cheeky Grog Co Secret Seven Cider. All grown on the river flats of the Goulburn and Murray regions of Victoria. Nobody outside Cheeky HQ in Bunbartha, Victoria knows what goes into it. Read More

Thistly Cross Traditional Cider
12 months ago

Thistly Cross Traditional Cider

By  •  British

Twas the day before Christmas and all the creatures where stirring, especially in this house. Stockings were hung by the chimney, bugger it I’m off the the pub. Christmas in Edinburgh is cold and the pubs are warm. In an effort to drink local I’ve got myself a bottle of Thistly Cross Traditional Cider.

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Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider
1 year 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

Kelly Brothers Sparkling Cider
4 years ago

Kelly Brothers Sparkling Cider

Kelly Brother’s cider prides itself on traditional techniques. The brothers use Yarra Valley apples pressed on proper old-fashioned gear to make a medium sweetness cider called “Kelly Brothers Sparkling Cider”.
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Oliver’s Traditional Cider
4 years ago

Oliver’s Traditional Cider

By  •  British

Oliver’s Traditional Cider is basically still, sour, bitter and something I’ve wanted to write about since I started this blog. Let’s hope it’s been worth the wait.

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Sheppy’s Vintage Reserve 2013
4 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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Small Acres Cyder – Sparkling Traditional Dry
4 years ago

Small Acres Cyder – Sparkling Traditional Dry

This is the second time I have reviewed Small Acres Cyder Sparkling Traditional Dry I thought I had quite a good “Real Cider Review” typed up after sharing the 2011 vintage cider with some friends. We all had a glass, we all ooo-ed and ahh-ed at the appropriate moments. I tried my best to type as the opinions came forth. The Next day I came back to my draft to add the photos and prepare the piece for you to read, then…  Disaster!

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