Strong cider

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  1. JSN

    JSN #NotMyNelly

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    I’ve seen it everywhere. Popular sledneck drink is a hard cider with a shot of fireball (cinnamon whiskey) tossed in.


    Unfortunately the big national brands are engineered for American tastes and are consequently really sweet and thus gross.
     
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  3. Idonotbelieveit

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    My girl likes sausage 'n cider first thing in the morning.
     
  5. Idonotbelieveit

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    Sounds like knee knocker cider
     
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    Drank this today, recommend highly [​IMG]

    Aspall Imperial vintage, 8.6%. Medalist in drink comp 2015.

    Normally I drink this:

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    It's from down the road, Sheppy's vintage reserve. It's won every award and is 7.4%ish.

    I've been drinking cider in Somerset for 25 years with other cider drinkers and I reckon these two are some of the best ciders that one can buy in a super store, that don't come in a 5 litre plastic container.
     
  7. Al Gorithm

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    Yep , I'm in the states and def plenty of " hard ciders " on the market.
     
  8. Madmick

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    What are considered the great American apple ciders? I have to believe this is another industry where we are either the best in the world, or in contention for it.

    Just never gotten into the culture that deeply. All the good ones I've had have been personal batches from people who don't sell it.
     
  9. bandicoot

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    Pretty sure America's cider game is strongly lacking.

    Mostly by choice, though.
     
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    Also, I'd like to know if any decent ciders are available here stateside.
     
  11. Agent Mulder's Hair

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    They have it here. I just always assumed it was for women.
     
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  13. Idonotbelieveit

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    Why?
    Proper drink
     
  14. Gutter Chris

    Gutter Chris Chiropteran Enthusiast

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    You should have more likes for that its hilarious

    I new this was gonna be an english people thread. I would probably like some of your ciders ... Most of ours here are pretty crappy though like mikes hard lemonade type shit and its yucky
     
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    Nah ours is like mikes hard lemonade is low alcohol and will give you a headache
     
  16. HenryFlower

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    been really digging what Graft has been putting out recently.

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    Surprised cider isn’t more of a thing in the States. You’re a nation of apple-growers, aren’t you? Could be an opportunity for someone to make some money there, produce some quality vintage ciders and market them properly.
     
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    Oak-aged peach cider? Ok, you have my interest.
     
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    ship that over here too !
     
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