BEER would possibly simply have some competitors this summer season as Australians are inspired to strive some home-grown ciders.
The Australian cider trade is hoping Aussies will “help native” and make craft ciders a part of their celebrations throughout social occasions and entertaining.
To help with this, the Australian Cider Information has been launched to assist match meals and one of the best ciders.
Written by award-winning drinks journalist and cider aficionado, Max Allen, the shiny A4 information from Cider Australia covers the historical past and manufacturing of cider; the elements that make an genuine Australian cider; and recommendations on meals and cider pairing.
It additionally out there free to download online.
The information was developed to assist help the rising variety of small Australian cider producers dedicated to crafting a extra numerous vary of genuine ciders utilizing 100 per cent regionally grown apples and pears.
Publication of the Australian Cider Information follows the 2018 introduction of the “100 per cent Australian Grown” belief mark, which permits customers to determine craft ciders comprised of Australian grown apples and pears.
Outgoing Cider Australia president and craft cider producer, Sam Reid, stated Australia is recognised as producing world-class craft ciders.
“The Australian Cider Information helps to advertise the range of Australian ciders and the areas wherein they’re produced,” Mr Reid stated.
The Australian Cider Information is on the market to obtain from www.cideraustralia.org.au
New president takes up reins
MEANWHILE, Warwick Billings of LOBO Cider within the Adelaide Hills has taken up the position of president of Cider Australia.
Former president, Sam Reid, described Mr Billings as astute and extremely motivated
“Warwick has been making implausible, fascinating ciders for a while now and is effectively positioned to proceed to take us cider tragics on an amazing journey into the longer term,” Mr Reid stated.
Mr Reid of Tasmanias Willie Smiths Cider Makers, was president for six and a half years and vice chairman for one 12 months.
“I’m proud to have led the cost to ascertain a sustainable craft cider class in Australia, navigating the continued problem of coverage and legislative reform whereas establishing a marketable 100pc Australian Grown cider model,” he stated.
Cider Australia 2021 Govt Committee
- President Warwick Billings, LOBO Cider (SA)
- Vice President Gus Kelly, Kelly Bros Cider (VIC)
- Secretary Richard Feyn, Sydney Brewery (NSW_
- Treasurer Shane McLaughlin, Hillbilly Cider (NSW)
- ClassImprovement Andrew Carruthers, Carmel Cider (WA)
- Digital Mark Ellis, Pobblebonk Cider Works (VIC)
- Committee members Jo-Anne Fahey (Darkes Cider, NSW), Doug Inwood (3 Sons Cider, ACT), Tim Jones (RDS Companions, TAS), Peter Ross (Incy Wincy Cyder, NSW)
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