I haven’t been blown away (or even particularly impressed with) any of the ciders I’ve picked up recently, and have lacked the desire to write about my mediocre experiences– hence the month-long delay in posting. That said, I like what I’m drinking today. A lot. Lemme tell you ’bout it. How much cider could a woodchuck brew? Apparently enough to justify shipping some internationally. Woodchuck Hard Cider (5%) is a product of Vermont. According to their website, the ciderers (cideriers? is there a word for this?) have been perfecting their recipes over the last 20 years and have two other ciders on offer (which are not, it seems, available north of the border yet). Unlike some of the ciders Read on, Macduff…
On Deck: Savanna Dry Cider.
In The Hole: Finnriver Dry Hopped Cider and J.K.’s Northern Neighbour Farmhouse Cider Saskatoon Cuvee (What a mouthful! Wakka Wah!)
Huzzah! It’s time to review another Canadian cider. At bat this week is Vancouver, B.C.’s Fat Chance Cider Co.’s Fat Chance Cider by Fat Chance Cider Co. of Vancouver, B.C. I can’t seem to find who makes it or where it’s from, but rest assured I’ll let you know when I find out. *double guns*
The Colour: A little syrupy/filmy. A deep golden yellow with a slight greenish tinge.
The Nose: Sweet, definitely an old-apple/fermentation sort of smell. It’s rather lovely in an unusual way. It smells like Read on, Macduff…
…that I’ll review this in the next day or two.