Redbyrd's Still Barrel is a barrel fermented and barrel aged cider. Aged on primary fermentation lees with frequent battonage to bring weight and roundness to this cider. Finished still and unfiltered because we want you to enjoy it as we have, straight out of the barrel. Serve at room temperature. 0.0% residual sugar. 8.5% alc/vol. Sediment Natural.
Still Barrel is made from these apples: Kingston Black, Dolgo Crab, Tompkins King, Liberty, Cox’s Orange Pippin, Spigold, Baldwin, Margil, Golden Russet, Browns Apple, Sweet Coppin, King David, Keepsake, Wickson Crab and over 30 more varieties.
Pressed : 2015, 2016, 2017
Fermented : Stainless Steel and Oak Barrel, bone dry.
Finished : Aged on primary fermentation lees, battonage, blended, bottled still.
Aromas : Tangerine, beeswax, jasmine, lavender, vanilla bean, spice.
Taste : soft and round up front, clean acid finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Lovely served with chèvre and fresh baguette dipped in olive oil. Also pairs well with duck and cured meats, roasted vegetables.