MacIntosh Apple

Apple Description

Medium sized apple.  Bi-colored, yellowish green and red.  Popular eating and culinary apple.

Juice Analysis

Brix = 12.4

Specific Gravity = 1.05

pH = 3.26

Total Acidity (Malic) = 7.6

Total Tannins = 0.11%

Cider Description

Color – Pale yellow, a bit cloudy.

Nose – Light, candy apple.

Flavor – Medium body.  Fresh, tart apple flavor.  Moderate to strong acidity.

Overall Impression – This common eating apple makes a pleasant cider with the familiar tart apple flavor of a Mac.  Great base apple.  Could make for a world class cider if blended with a bittersweet.