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Nine Pin: Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Nine Pin: Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Basic Info

Cider: Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Cidery: Nine Pin

Origin: Albany, NY, USA

ABV: 6.1%

Label Description: “Crafted with 100% New York apples, blueberries, and peaches. Nine Pin’s mission is to support New York agriculture by producing quality craft ciders using 100% local New York apples and fruit. A cider co-fermented with local blueberries and peaches aged with a touch of cinnamon. This cider is rich and comforting, reminiscent of a fresh slice of blueberry peach cobbler.”


Tasting Notes

Color: Orange-pink, clear

Aroma: Apple, peach, and cinnamon are primary; blueberry is secondary.

Body: Between light and medium

Sweetness: Semi-sweet

Acidity: Between low and medium

Tannin: None

Carbonation: Between low and medium

Flavor Profile: Notes of sweet apple and blueberry are dominant in the first half of the sip; in the latter half, a cinnamon-peach flavor is the primary taste. The aftertaste comprises notes of cinnamon, peach, blueberry, apple, and lemon.


Overall Thoughts and Rating

Julia:

I first tried Blueberry Peach Cobbler on draft at Nine Pin’s Pressing Party last November, and it is as good as I remember. This cider is nicely balanced, with the sweetness from the apple, blueberry, and peach offset by acidity at the end of the sip. I also enjoyed the flavor combination of blueberry, peach, apple, and cinnamon; it truly was reminiscent of a fruit cobbler. The inclusion of cinnamon also gave the cider a warm, cozy feel. I think both seasoned and “green” cider drinkers would enjoy this.

9 out of 10 apples

9 out of 10 apples

Ramsay:

Overall, I really enjoyed Blueberry Peach Cobbler. It had a nice combination of fruit flavors that you don’t normally find in a cider. Further, the fruits in the cider tasted so fresh that it actually felt like you were eating a cobbler. This is a great pickup and would make for a nice after-dinner drink.

9 out of 10 apples

9 out of 10 apples

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