Amber-coloured, with an aroma featuring straw, leather, and moderate funk.
Crisp apple quickly gives way to dry, tannic tones, and an aftertaste with a strange, but not unpleasant, mineral quality.
Unusual cider, which went well with some stuffed olives. Good drinkability, but probably not sessionable.
The pour is a slightly hazy gold with medium to high effervescence. The aroma is apples, leather and farmhouse phenolic. The taste is dry apple tart and slightly bitter. The finish is medium with a balance of acidic and astringency. The mouthfeel comes from both the tannins and the carbonation. My wife is generally not a fan of traditional English ciders but the dry and high carbonation appealed to her. This is more my profile and I enjoyed the complexity of it. Plus, it’s organic. This would be a good transition cider for someone who likes a modern dessert based cider as it is well balanced.