Christmas Pearmain

Christmas Pearmain Apple

Apple Description

Medium to large apple.  Attractive "pearmain" shape with rounded top and conical base.  Light yellow green streaked with red.  English tree bred in the late 1800s.

Juice Analysis

Brix = 10.7

Specific Gravity = 1.043

pH = 3.65

Total Acidity (Malic) = 6.9

Total Tannins = 0.11%

Cider Description

Color – Yellow.  Slightly cloudy.

Nose – Light, fruity.

Flavor – Medium to light body.  Moderate to slightly high acidity that tails off without a long finish.  Little to no noticeable tannins.

Overall Impression – Straight forward cider.  Nothing remarkable but not bad.  Good base apple if available.

Christmas Pearmain Cider