Finnriver Dry Hopped Hard Apple Cider: a Review

[Part II in a series on hopped ciders, this post focuses solely on Finnriver Dry Hopped Cider. The Central City hopped cider review can be found here. A separate post is home to the Cider Creek review. Patience, friends. I can only drink & review so fast.]

I’ve only reviewed one of Finnriver’s offerings on this blog to date (their Habañero cider!) but I’ve tried others and been a fan of the cidery for a while. I like that they’re willing to take risks and play around with their ciders: when you think of hard apple cider, habañero and dry hops don’t immediately spring to mind as additives– but that’s how Finnriver do. And apparently, it’s that attitude that keeps them ahead of the curve; their Dry Hopped cider was the first I saw in Alberta. It was the beginning of an era… [CUE: sepia tone and player-piano music] Continue reading

Hopped Ciders on the Horizon

New cider reviews on the way!!

Three different hopped ciders– interesting trend, right?! I’m looking forward to reviewing these [well, tbh, I already tried ’em but don’t want to give anything away before the unveil].

Finnriver Habañero Hard Cider Review

“So Spice!”
-Finn, from that episode where he says “So Spice!”

As Finn says in one of my favourite Adventure Time sound-bites: “So Spice!”

Alcohol: 6.5%
Brewed By: Finnriver/ Center Valley Orchards, Washington.
Ingredients: Washington organic apples, organic habañero chillies, organic cane sugar

The Colour: Pale yellow. Verra pale.
Read on, Macduff…