Cider with substantial sugar added to achieve higher than normal alcohol levels. Entrants MUST specify carbonation level (still petillant or sparking), fruits used and sweetness (dry, medium)
Lighter than other ciders due to high alcohol. Like a dry white wine. Balanced with low astringency and bitterness. Comparable in flavor and aroma to common cider. Clear to brilliant. Pale to med-gold color.
Apples with substantial sugar additives to raise original gravity and alcohol. High attenuation yeast.
Appel Treow "Appely", Irvine's Vintage Ciders