Summer is almost over, but there are a still several more weeks to sneak in some cider sipping outside before leaves smack you in the face. Before you know it, everyone will be drinking pumpkin spice everything. Finnriver Farm & Cidery has released several new bottled ciders, and we just grabbed one of Whitewood Cider’s star ciders. It’s Monday, which means Peaks and Pints offers a to-go flight of cider. Today, it’s Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight: August Arrivals!
Gravenstein apples first arrived from Denmark to Western North America in the 19th century. Whitewood Cider grabbed the Gravs from Oregon to produce this 100 percent varietal cider. Fruit forward, sharp, crisp, and clean with notes of strawberry and guava up front, finishing with a drying acidity of Meyer lemon, grapefruit, and Satsuma oranges.
Made with a selected blend of organic Washington apples, Golden Farms saffron, wild fennel seed, organic star anise, and lactose sugar, then finished on French oak, the absinthe-inspired Finnriver Cidery’s Saffron Cream is heavy on the anise profile with saffron to bring depth, and lactose for a creamy but clean finish.
Made with a selected blend of organic Washington apples, organic cane syrup, organic dandelion root, and organic Mexican vanilla extract, the winter ode to fireside nights Finnriver Bon Fire plants s’mores on the brain with rich notes of caramel, vanilla, and toasted marshmallow.