HAD 61: Cider
It’s time for beer, wait, I don’t smell hops. Is this not a beer episode? Hmmmm. Looks like it’s cider time. So let’s pluck a bottle off the tree and peel off the top and have a drink.
Our next video episode will be live at 9:00 PM EST on Saturday, November 18 covering the Flying Dog sampler pack
The next audio episode will also be live! It’ll be Saturday, November 25 at 9:00 PM EST covering Brown Ale
This time we're going to try to level up the Heavy Weight core badge!
WHAT WE’RE DRINKING:
Beverage: The Old Fashioned
Brewery: Angry Orchard: Orchard’s Edge
Style: Hard Cider
Untappd Score: 3.61/5.0
Brewery’s description: The Old Fashioned is made with a blend of American apples and is aged on oak with dried tart cherries, California grown navel orange peel, and charred bourbon barrel staves, offering citrus and cherry aromas with a bright apple flavor and slight vanilla notes. It has lasting tannins and a full, round mouthfeel.
Beer: Semi Dry Cidergeist
Brewery: Rhinegeist Brewery
ABV: 6.2 %
Beer Advocate Score:
Brewery’s description: Cider fermented to amplify the fragrance and essence of the apples whilst achieving a delightful, lip-smacking dryness.
Beverage: Dry Hopped Cidergeist
Style: Dry Hopped Hard Cider
Untappd Score: 3.45
Brewery’s description: Dry hopped with hops from the Pacific Northwest for citrus aromatics, this fine dry cider builds layers of delight upon the essence of the apple.
Beer: Vanilla Maple Smoked Brown Ale
Style: Brown Ale w/ Additions
ABV: 6.2 %
Beer Advocate Score:100/100
Brewery’s description: This smooth and beautifully balanced brown ale with whole vanilla beans and maple syrup is malt forward with a lingering gentle bitterness. Has a moderate sweetness that makes this beer a good winter beer.