Whether you like it sweet or dry, traditional or fruity, on the rocks or straight from the bottle, chilled cider is the perfect accompaniment to long summer days. Here are a few of our favourite easy-drinking ciders to try...
Made from fermented apple juice and natural apple flavouring, Somersby Apple Cider is a medium-dry cider with a crisp finish – perfect for picnics or relaxed gatherings with friends. Best served over ice.
Made from 100% New Zealand apples, Monteith's Lightly Crushed Cider is a crisp, refreshing cider with a lower alcohol content of 2.8%. Despite being lower on booze, the cider maintains a full flavour and body.
Launched in 1991, Scrumpy remains one of New Zealands favourite cider brands. Medium-sweet with a burst of raspberry freshness, this slightly higher alcohol cider (8.2%) is pink, pretty, and delicious.
Like biting into a crunchy red apple, Zeffer Red Apple Cider captures the fresh flavour of the unique Mahana red apples used to make it. Medium-dry and well balanced, this is a juicy, refreshing cider to please all palates.
Made from Swedish spring water, this unique cider is bursting with tangy lime and fresh strawberry flavours. Serve over ice with mint leaves or strawberries and a wedge of lime for a refreshing summer sipper.