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Northern Natural

Northern Natural
Cranberry-Ginger Apple Hard Cider

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.5%
82 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended

Northern Natural
Cranberry-Ginger Apple Hard Cider

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.5%
Pale salmon orange oak color. Aromas of cranberry sauce, apple-pomelo relish on sourdough, hint of herbs and ginger, and polished wood with a supple, tangy, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, captivating, long radishes on mesclun with citrus vinaigrette, cranberry butter on nut toast, and peppered jicama finish. A sweet and savory cider with mouthwatering acidity and fine balance.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Spicy & Complex, Sweet & Fruity & Crisp & Light
Aroma Aroma: cranberry sauce, apple-pomelo relish on sourdough, hint of herbs and ginger, and polished wood
Taste Flavor: radishes on mesclun with citrus vinaigrette, cranberry butter on nut toast, and peppered jicama
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Duck Rilettes With A Cherry Jelly, Country Paté, BBQ Chicken
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A sweet and savory cider with mouthwatering acidity and fine balance.

The Producer

Northern Natural Winery & Cider House

The Producer
7220 Chief Rd.
Kaleva, MI 49645
USA
1 231-889-0064

Specialty Cider

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Specialty ciders include all ciders that do not fit neatly into other categories. These ciders may be barrel-aged, dry-hopped, spiced, made with single or heirloom apple varietals, fermented with an exotic or wild yeast strain, or any combination of these techniques. Ciders in this category have a diverse set of flavors, aromas and alcohol content. Most specialty ciders have seasonal or limited availability, but are becoming more readily available year-round as the category grows in popularity.

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