The Hidden Rose apples for this specialty cider are sourced locally from the Thomas Paine Farm in Kings Valley, Oregon. The dark red flesh of these stunningly unique apples lends a rosy hue to the finished cider. Blossoming the sweet apple aromas, this cider is a one of a kind delicacy.
goodbyeohio (36) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is amazing.. Gueuze-like with serious horse blanket and sun-scorched grass notes. Apple plays a part, but in a seriously funky/tart way. Appears orange, a disappointment considering the promised rose character. Lightly effervescent with funk up front and a dry, tannic finish. This is missing the beef in the middle, but age may be a factor as well as the dry fermentation. The intensity of the wild character is awesome, I just wish the cider had a bit more body to fully express its unique profile. Still recommended, and a worthy drink.
patrick767 (3586) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle from Les Caves, rated on 8/21/13 - This cider pours very bubbly with a small head. It smells mainly of green apples. This is a dry, tart cider with an effervescent body. It’s tasty and rather interesting. While I’d say it’s a very good cider, the price point makes me want it to be great.
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