Key Lime Cider

Florida
United States
Key Lime Cider by 3 Daughters Brewing
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Appearance:
5 / 6
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20
Description 

Hard apple cider blended with key lime juice for a uniquely Florida taste. The semi-sweet apple flavor is nicely balanced by the tart, zesty key lime juice. Serve cold for a refreshing break from the hot Florida sun.

Profile

ABV: 
5.5%
Served at: 
55º
Judges Review 
Brian Eichhorn's picture
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Key Lime Cider by 3 Daughters Brewing is being reviewed as a C2B Cider with Other Fruit. This cider pours a pale straw color with a thin fizzy head that dissipates and a fair amount of haze. On smelling the cider, it's clearly a lime one! Reminiscent of key lime pie, there are some faint floral cider type notes behind the lime to remind you that it is, in fact, still apple based. Quite clean and well balanced in the aroma. On tasting, the acidity is in good balance with a semi-sweet cider quality, lending enough sweetness to balance the bitter notes afforded by the lime. It really does have a round lime quality that, again, reminds you of key lime pie. I would like to see a bit less bitterness and maybe a touch more body to really hit the mark, but this is a tasty and easy-drinking fruit cider that showcases fresh key lime. More characterful apples would also help to bring this squarely into a top-notch cider. Nice stuff!

Brewery Introduction

The concept of 3 Daughters Brewing started with Mike and Head Brewer (then Head Chef) Ty Weaver in a local restaurant in St Petersburg, Florida. They were working on a recipe for a craft beer battered fish and decided to make it with their own hand crafted brews. No surprise, it sold a lot of... Read More

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