Full Review

Wicked Grove

Wicked Grove
Hard Cider

Pair this cider with:
Fish Pork

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.0%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$7.99
Best Buy

Wicked Grove
Hard Cider

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork

Category: Common Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.0%
Light straw color. Aromas and flavors of baked apple, caramel cream, vanilla, and blue cotton candy with a supple, tangy, spritzy, dryish medium body and a tingling, interesting, long finish revealing elements of poached pear with vanilla frosting, caramel cream and banana runts, green apple jolly rancher, and lemon starburst. A fruity and floral slightly sweet Cider with confectionary aromas but zippy acidity; will make a great palate refresher after a pulled pork sandwich.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: baked apple, caramel cream, vanilla, and blue cotton candy
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of poached pear with vanilla frosting, caramel cream and banana runts, green apple jolly rancher, and lemon starburst
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Veggie Frittata, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruity and floral slightly sweet Cider with confectionary aromas but zippy acidity; will make a great palate refresher after a pulled pork sandwich.

The Retailer

Aldi Inc.

The Retailer
1200 North Kirk Road
Batavia, IL 60510
USA
1 630-425-7394

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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.