Wisconsin Russet

Apple Description

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.

Juice Analysis

Brix = 14.5

Specific Gravity = 1.059

pH = 3.79

Total Acidity (Malic) = 9.8

Total Tannins = 0.25%

Cider Description

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.

Wisconsin Russet Cider