Early Windsor

Early Windsor

Apple Description

Medium to large sized apple.  Bi-colored, red and green with some striping (the pictured example is less vibrant and striped than many we picked).  Known as Alkmene in Germany where it was initially grown.  

Juice Analysis

Brix = 11.9

Specific Gravity = 1.048

pH = 3.52

Total Acidity (Malic) = 7.1

Total Tannins = 0.11%

Cider Description

Color - Gold, brilliant, mostly clear.

Aroma - Light, fruity, apricot.

Flavor - Medium to light body.  Medium to high acidity.  Long tart finish.  Slightly drying but otherwise no noticeable tannins.

Overall Impression - Not remarkable but not bad.  Fairly standard, sharp cider.

Early Windsor Cider