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Number 12

Number 12
Fred Modern Dry Cider

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 8.1%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Number 12
Fred Modern Dry Cider

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 8.1%
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of apple fritter, fresh croissant with brie, tangerine zest, dandelion, chrysanthemum, and Vienna cream with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a warming, layered, medium-long finish with nuances of cashew brittle, oat cereal, and quince finish. A food-friendly cider with an authentic, traditional vibe.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light & Funky
Aroma Aroma: apple fritter, fresh croissant with brie, tangerine zest, dandelion, chrysanthemum, and Vienna cream
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of cashew brittle, oat cereal, and quince
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Veggie Frittata, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A food-friendly cider with an authentic, traditional vibe.

The Producer

Number 12 Cider House

The Producer
155 Lake Street East
Wayzata, MN 55391
USA
1 612-802-2761

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.