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Posts from the ‘Angry Orchard Hard Cider’ Category


Review: Angry Orchard Rose Cider

Angry Orchard Rose Cider is one of six year round varieties in their Core Line of hard ciders.  The others include Crisp Apple, Green Apple, Easy Apple, Pear Cider, and Stone Dry.  American Orchard Rose is made from Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, and Granny Smith apples grown on their 60 acre apple orchard in Walden New York, and Red Flushed apples sourced from France.  Cane sugar, sweet potato, radish, and hibiscus also appear on the bottles ingredient list.  The Crist family took ownership of the Walden orchard in the heart of the Hudson Valley in 1963 and have been leaders in the apple growing industry growing both culinary and bittersweet cider apples.  This is where the majority of the domestic apples used to craft Angry Orchard are sourced from. Read more »


Review: Angry Orchard Tapped Maple Cider

Angry Orchard Tapped Maple Cider was introduced February 2017.  It is available through April and is one of three seasonal ciders created by this division of Boston Beer Company.  It is sold in 6 packs of 12 ounce bottle and it is also part of the Angry Orchard Winter Seasonal 12 pack variety pack.  Their other two seasonal ciders include Summer Honey and Cinnful Apple.  This cider took inspiration from the highly anticipated late winter tapping of maple trees.  It is crafted with Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Gala, and Pink Lady apples, and maple syrup tapped from Vermont maple trees. Read more »


Review: Angry Orchard Easy Apple Hard Cider

Angry Orchard Easy Apple Hard Cider was first introduced as part of their August-December Fall variety 12 pack.  It is also available on a limited basis in 6 packs of 12 Oz. bottles.  Easy Apple is made with Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, and Gala Culinary apples, and Dabinett, Harry Master Jersey, Frequin Rouge, and Bisquet French Bittersweet apples.  Easy Apple is described as a light and easy to drink unfiltered hard cider. Read more »