100% heirloom variety blend fermented from Washington grown Jonathan, McIntosh, Gravenstein, and Winesap apples.
Old Fangled is a dry crisp cider with clean citrus flavors ranging from juicy navel orange to clementine and meyer lemon. Ample amounts of heirloom apple acidity are balanced with a touch of sweetness and a bit of champagne-like tannic character finishing with a hint of black pepper spice.
goodbyeohio (34) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 26, 2013
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an effervescent light gold which stills quite quickly, leaving a scarce collection of bubbles clinging to the glasses’ interior. Aroma rides the line between apple flesh and baby powder, in what some describe as a ’mousey’ way. First sip puckers the palate a bit, as this is both dry and tart. Finishes clean and the upfront has interesting notes of watermelon, vanilla, and lemonade. Definitely a random, thoughtful cider.. still seems to be lacking focus and could improve with a culling of the apple varieties, I’d imagine. Recommended for its interesting intensity but probably my least favorite of the initial three flavors.
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