Also known as Jeidy Russet, this is a medium sized, somewhat flattened apple first discovered on a farm in Wisconsin. Mostly russeted with green peaking through. Sharp, nutty, mildly bitter.
Brix = 14.5
Specific Gravity = 1.059
pH = 3.79
Total Acidity (Malic) = 9.8
Total Tannins = 0.25%
Color - Amber, hint of red. Slightly cloudy.
Aroma - Mild. Brandy, caramel, and sour apple.
Flavor - Full body. High acidity. Rich, puckery fruit flavors. Long, mouth-watering finish. Mild bitterness and astringency rounds out the cider.
Overall Impression - Very good cider. From it's cold Wisconsin home, this apple produces a surprising, tart fruit punch that brings memories of warmer weather and can carry one away to a bright, tropical place even on a wintry night.