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Schmiling Brothers Hard Apple Cider

Review: Hard Apple Cider by Schmiling Brothers

Review Date: August 10, 2018

Sweetness: Sweet

ABV: 6.50%

Cider Maker’s Description


Five carefully selected varieties of Hillside Orchard apples are blended together to produce this crisp, smooth and refreshing hard cider with just a hint of sweetness.Enjoy chilled and responsibly!

Production Method:

Apples are picked and pressed. Juice is then cool-fermented with cider yeast in stainless steel.


Pair with Fenugreek or Tequila Lime Cheddar cheese. Try with a turkey dinner, squash soup or pancakes! After dinner, enjoy with apple pie, gingerbread, or cinnamon sugar doughnuts.

Serving Temperature: 46˚

Cellar Life: 1 year

Appellation: Wisconsin

Residual Sweetness: 5.8%

Alc. By Volume: 6.8%


  • crystal clear, bright, pale yellow


  • moderate carbonation, tiny bubbles that quickly dissipate


  • sweet apple, green apple,


  • ripe green apple, yeasty, earthy


  • mild acidity, crisp


  • slightly syrupy lingering sweet apple flavor

Tasting Notes / General Impression

drinks like a sweet white wine / Sauvignon Blanc

Reviewer Notes


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Cidery Information

Schmiling Brothers
Algoma, WI

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