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Peckham’s Blackcurrant Cider Kir

Peckham’s Blackcurrant Cider Kir
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Brewed by Peckham’s
Style: Cider
Nelson, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 4.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Just like a dry white wine, a dry cider is a natural base for a kir style drink. This Cider Kir is inspired by the traditional French aperitif, but made with local New Zealand heritage variety apples and Moutere grown blackcurrants. The cidermaker extracts the blackcurrant juice using cold extraction following an old 19th century English recipe. It has a delightful sweet and acid balance and pours a deep red.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - APR 27, 2015
this is fantastic. not too sweet, and with a nice drying finish. really delicate, beautiful cider. highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ The Festival 2014. Bold red, ruby colored pour with a short lived pinkish head. Smells of currant and cherry juice. Some red grape, raisin, and undertones of apple. Slight sourness. The flavor has a nice acidity to it. Plenty of tart currant and apple. Some black cherry, grape, and a hint of lemon zest. Quite enjoyable.

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