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Cider World 2018: visit recap by Cider Explorer

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Cider World 2018: visit recap by Cider Explorer

~CIDEREXPLORER CiderWorld 2018 began for me already in January 2018 when Michael Stöckl, Apfelwein sommelier and organiser of CiderWorld, offered me the opportunity to join the judging panel of the CiderWorld Awards 2018, an international cider fair in Frankfurt, Germany launched in 2008 as Apfelwein International. The thought of meeting cider makers in person, trying multiple ciders from all over the globe and spending a great time with so many cider lovers in one place was already fantastic, but being in the judging panel among such cider experts as Claude Jolicoeur from Canada and Peter Mitchell from the UK was never in...

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Longueville House Hot apple Cider by Melanie May

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Longueville House Hot apple Cider by Melanie May

 LONGUEVILLE HOUSE HOT APPLE CIDER Longueville House Beverages Hot Apple Cider recipe – mulled with cinnamon, cloves and orange and spiked with brandy. This Longueville House Beverages Hot Cider recipe is part of a series of posts from my Munster Vales travel guide. It’s also one of three posts on Longueville House. Part one is a review of the hotel and grounds and part two is a review of the dinner and breakfast in the Longueville House Restaurant. Skip story and go straight to recipe If you read my last blog post, you’ll know that Longueville House has just won ‘Best Breakfast in an Irish...

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The Top 10 Ciders of 2017

The Top 10 Ciders of 2017

 "I have put together the top ten best ciders I’ve tried in 2017."

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The 12 drinks of Christmas - Top tipples for the festive season

The 12 drinks of Christmas - Top tipples for the festive season

The 12 drinks of Christmas - Top tipples for the festive season Friday, December 15, 2017 Bill Linnane    Drinks enthusiast Bill Linnane shares his top tipples for the festive season, from craft beer to hard coffee     When it comes to drink culture, few countries do it better thank our little nation. The last two decades have seen us spread our wings, with an explosion of craft breweries, distilleries, even wineries. With all that we have to offer, this season of feasting is as good an excuse as any to celebrate our remarkable skill at making excellent booze. 1. Craft...

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‘Tis all in the apples

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‘Tis all in the apples

‘Tis all in the apples 5th October 2017/1 Comment/in Ireland, Reviews, Travel /by Mary Murphy I was a great fan of Bulmers back in the day. I loved the stuff. But over the years as my stomach ages and my taste buds get a little more sophisticated, that love has waned. While I still enjoy a glass every now and then, I can’t handle it like I used to. I’ve been looking for a replacement for a few years now but find everything too sweet. Or too dry. Or too sharp. Or too gassy. And I’ve tried. Believe me, I’ve tried. I’ve tried craft ciders. I’ve tried...

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