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.
Brix = 11.9
Specific Gravity = 1.048
pH = 3.52
Total Acidity (Malic) = 7.1
Total Tannins = 0.11%
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.