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Bite Hard

Bite Hard
Semi Sweet Apple Cider

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.9%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Bite Hard
Semi Sweet Apple Cider

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.9%
Clear straw green color. Aromas and flavors of salt water taffy, apple-pear soufflé, and banana chip with a silky, vibrant, effervescent, fruity medium body and a seamless, captivating, medium-long citrus gelato, spiced green apple, pistachio nougat, and wet grass finish. A pure and refreshing cider with great sessionability.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light, Smooth & Mild & Sweet & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: salt water taffy, apple-pear soufflé, and banana chip
Taste Flavor: citrus gelato, spiced green apple, pistachio nougat, and wet grass
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Veggie Frittata, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pure and refreshing cider with great sessionability.
The Producer or Importer

Trinchero Family Estates

The Producer or  Importer
100 St. Helena Hwy South
St. Helena, CA 94574
USA
1 800-967-4663
Common Cider
Beer Glass Pokal Cider.jpg
Serve in a Pokal
Common ciders range in alcohol from 4-8% and typically feature dominant apple aromas and flavors. Most are not dry, but also not cloying, with a sweet, medium body and acidity. This style is what the majority of consumers associate with hard cider. The descriptor 'common' is in reference to the types of apples used to produce these ciders, rather than in reference to its quality of ready availability. Common ciders are produced from culinary table apples, typically including varietals such as Golden Delicious, Jonathan and Macintosh to name a few.
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