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Snow Capped Cider Gold Rush

Review: Gold Rush by Snow Capped Cider

Review Date: December 18, 2020

Sweetness: Semi-Sweet

ABV: 8.00%

Cider Maker’s Description

The Colorado Gold Rush is back. Coveted cider apples deliver with brilliant golden hue, tantalizing ripe fruit character. Clean quintessential medium tannin’s only produced from English and French varietals. Panning with complexity and a striking rich mouth feel, Sweetness is found upfront leading to off dry semi sparkling finish. Colorado grown cider apples bring a whole new meaning to cider in a can. Crafted with a century old fruit growing family’s perspective, pressed and slow fermented with no added sugar.


  • clear, bright, golden color


  • moderate carbonation


  • tropical, apple, melon, apple skins


  • caramel, red apple, citrus, leather, very flavorful


  • sharp acidic bite, moderate tannins, full body


  • lasting acidic and tannic astringency

Tasting Notes / General Impression

I may have consumed this cider just for the enjoyment of it, so I did not record detailed tasting notes.

Reviewer Notes

English & French cider apples: Blanc Mollet, Ashmead's Kernel, Golden Russet, Dabinett

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Cidery Information

Snow Capped Cider
Cedaredge, CO

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