First published on 28 Mar 2012. Updated on 6 Dec 2012.
The Hills Cider Company
The Hills crisp apple cider is made by former wine-makers in the Adelaide Hills using locally sourced fruit. Breakfast cider anyone?
Get it here Hotel Steyne, 75 The Corso, Manly 2095 (02 9977 4977 www.hotelsteyne.com.au).
RRP $14.99 per six-pack
This well-balanced Barossa Valley cider is our pick. Clean and austere - stow it in you picnic basket
Get it here Dan Murphy’s, various locations (www.danmurphys.com.au)
RRP $21.99 per six-pack.
Cheeky Rascal Summerberry Cider
A blushing, sweet number thanks to a mix of blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries.
Get it here Beach Road Hotel, 71 Beach Rd, Bondi Beach 2026 (02 9130 7247 www.beachroadbondi.com.au)
RRP $18 per four-pack
From the hipster lads who brought you Doss Blockos comes Fog City, a cloudy cider made from scrounged SCRUMPED? apples and pears - allegedly
Get it here Hinky Dinks, 185 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst 2010 (02 8084 6379 www.hinkydinks.com.au)
RRP $6.99 per bottle
Sunshack Apple Cider
A relative newcomer to the cider scene, Sunshack’s apple cider is clear and dry - perfect for a hot day.
RRP $5.80 per bottle