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Old 02-05-2013, 05:45 PM   #21
this beer is good
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my favorite is the crisp apple it is amazing that is what i want to make


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Old 02-05-2013, 10:12 PM   #22
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On the bright side, after this batch which is less sweet than AO my wife thinks its to sweet but she still likes it way better. Maybe I'm short on acid and its not balancing the sweet, either way I'm learning and the less added sugar the better for us.

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Old 02-07-2013, 01:30 PM   #23
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I finally broke down and picked up a 6're of the Crisp this past weekend. I drank them all before I could get a Gravity Reading on it. They have a nice tart pucker to them, but I tend to agree with some on here that it's still a mass produced taste. I think my hard cider using sto'bought AJ comes in as good. The AO has a slight bit more complexity, but I personally don't think it's worth almost $10 a 6 pack. Well, I don't think ANY commercial brew is worth that much if you can make something at home that's close.

Good luck with the clone! Hope to hear how it turns out.

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Old 02-08-2013, 10:58 PM   #24
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Just picked up some new AO release called Elder Flower. I'll take a reading on it tonight and post the results.

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Old 02-09-2013, 07:10 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by cuvtixo
Keep in mind there are five different types of AO ciders including Traditional Dry, Crisp Apple, and Ginger Apple. Haven't tried Iceman or Strawman. I happen to like the three I tried (compared to other commercial ciders at least) But if you're going to accuse it of being too sweet, please specify which one (or all of them if that's your experience) The Ginger apple is very different, and I think you'll hate or like that one for reasons other than just sweetness.
Iceman and Strawman are completely different animals from the regular AO.
I don't like the sweet ciders that angry orchard produces but then I tried to Strawman and I was pleasantly surprised
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