[rescue] AS/400? Anyone?

Mike F lists at ibrew.net
Mon Jan 21 11:48:18 CST 2008

On Jan 21, 2008, at 12:29 PM, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 11:15:30AM -0500, Dan Sikorski wrote:
> [...]
>> Any idea if there's any good cider and perry exported to the US? It's
>> definately not as popular here, the best cider I've had here is  
>> Strongbow,
>> which definately does NOT fit your description above. Most of the  
>> rest of
>> it is much too sweet for me. A knife and fork cider would be quite
>> interesting to me.
> Strongbow is basically the cider equivalent of mass-produced horse  
> piss
> lager. Not all of it is even made from apples. Magners is much the  
> same but
> marketed with an Irish angle.
What about Bulmer's? when we were in Ireland in '99 my wife fell in  
love with Bulmer's. It is a relatively light cider, but has a lot of  
apple flavor.

> Thatchers, Biddendens and Stowford Press are the ones I usually come  
> across,
> and it's all quite drinkable. Thatchers would be the most knife-and- 
> fork of
> the lot, but they do some sweet ciders

So if I'm reading you right, the knife-and-fork ciders are on the tart  
side? The only ciders I've had are either sweet or dry, but knife-and- 
fork sounds more interesting.

- Mike

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