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Val and I started watching this celebrity dinner party show. I don’t know what the name of it is, but the show is awful. I can barely get through this. I need a cider to tolerate it…

pineapplecider

ABV: 5%

Style: Cider

Trivia: According to the brewery website, “Just like many pre-prohibition ciders, we’ve selected apples from Europe and Washington State. To preserve freshness, the fruits are harvested and pressed at the orchard, then delivered to our cidery in Austin, Texas. These apple varieties have the bittersharp and bittersweet components that bring character to our drink. Only the finest apples can create the best cider. With this base of un-compromised fruit, we also use a white wine yeast which has been selected for aromatic retention and slow, cold fermentation tolerance. This helps preserve the natural, fruity nose and complex flavor you experience when enjoying this drink. This ferment is fed nutrients at key stages to allow the perfect transition of fruit sugar to alcohol, like that of a wonderful Riesling or Gewürztraminer wine. Once fermentation is complete, we use state of the art filtration for gorgeous clarity, without stripping components that add to mouthfeel. This is extremely important because it ensures that we don’t remove any of the exciting attributes that our apples can present to you. Austin Eastciders is all about authenticity and commitment to quality. These ideals, along with our service to employees and community, set the stage for an environment of enjoying a tasty beverage with the company of good people.”

Random: I bet this show gets cancelled after one season.

This cider poured with a half a finger of white head that dissipated instantly. It left no lacing on the glass. The body was a hazy light yellow with lots of carbonation. The nose had some sour apples along with pineapple. There was some white sugar as well. The taste started with sweeter apples along with pineapple. There was some honey as well. The body was very light with a lot of carbonation along with it. A can of this cider was $1.83 ($.15 per ounce). I enjoyed this cider. I think the pineapple was utilized well and the apples gave it some depth. This was quite pleasant.

Untappd Rating: 3.5/5.0

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