Pour is a pretty pale gold. From there is goes downhill. Based on trying several Argus Ciders, I believe they use a lot of lager yeasts and I am not a fan. The aroma is a light fruit that is quickly overpowered by a yeasty smell. The taste is slightly tart followed by heavy sour, again, I think it’s from yeast. It finishes again like a lager yeast with that sour bite, which isn’t ginger! That’s the other problem. I don’t get ginger. My wife said she pick up some on the taste right at first but agreed that the sour and yeast flavors soon overpower it. I personally never got ginger but remember, I like my adjuncts front and center. Smack me in the taste buds with it! I would encourage Argus to experiment with some other yeasts. Texas, like me is a warmer climate so try a Saison Ale or for a neutral profile, CBC-1.
Reviewed on 27 Jun 2019