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Two cocktails and a swag of ciders for your summer

Summer means that the annual boom in cider sales is upon us. Although it still accounts for just a small part of overall alcohol consumption in Australia, it is certainly on the way up, and ticks all the boxes of summer drinking: crisp, refreshing, sessionable stuff that will take you from the sunny afternoon to the stormy summer evening.

Go inside Asahi’s 1000 bottles a minute bottling plant

At Australian Bartender it’s no secret that we love well-made high quality gear — whether it’s a seamlessly fitting cobbler shaker or a precisely machined Japanese bar spoon. So we were excited to visit Asahi Premium Beverage’s Laverton plant in Victoria where high tech is writ large, and where quality, precision engineering and sheer scale collide.