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2018 Australian Cider Awards
1 month ago

2018 Australian Cider Awards

It’s been a pretty tough year Australian Agriculture. Most of the state’s are suffering through the worst drought since records began. But tonight there the rain is falling the ciders are cold and there are smiles on faces. The industry is growing in quality and depth and the 2018 Australian Cider Awards celebrate that.

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Willie Smith’s Whisky Aged
6 months 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

Willie Smith’s Kingston Black
7 months ago

Willie Smith’s Kingston Black

Lately the lads down at Willie Smith’s have been doing a run of limited releases. Finally they have got around to doing a single variety cider of my favourite apple – introducing the Willie Smith’s Kingston Black 2017. Read More

Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak
11 months ago

Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak

It may be staying the obvious but to make a good cider you need start with good apples. But if you start with just one type of apple, will it have the depth and character? In a test of what an apple can do, Willie Smith release the 2017 Somerset Redstreak Dry Cider . Read More

Spanish Success for Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak
12 months ago

Spanish Success for Willie Smith’s Somerset Redstreak

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Aussie Cider makers are starting to enter international cider competitions. And you know what, they are winning. Today Willie Smith’s announced they won the best Traditional English Cider class at the Spanish Cider Awards with the Somerset Redstreak. Hit those like and subscribe buttons so you’ll be the first to see my upcoming review. Hey, someones got to keep these Spanish judges honest.

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Willie Smith’s Traditional 2017 Cider
12 months 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

World Cider Day Events In Australia
1 year ago

World Cider Day Events In Australia

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Cider lovers across the globe will salute this unique fermented apple beverage on its international day of celebration.World Cider Day will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, with events and specials happening at venues across Australia.
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Willie Smith’s STURMtrooper Mk2
2 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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