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BJCP 2008 Guideline

Specialty Cider and Perry - Other Specialty Cider/Perry

BJCP 28D

AROMA

The cider character must always be present, and must fit with adjuncts.

APPEARANCE

Clear to brilliant. Color should be that of a common cider unless adjuncts are expected to contribute color.

FLAVOR

The cider character must always be present, and must fit with adjuncts.

MOUTH FEEL

Average body, may show tannic (astringent) or heavy body as determined by adjuncts.

COMMENTS

Entrants MUST specify all major ingredients and adjuncts. Entrants MUST specify carbonation level (still, petillant, or sparkling). Entrants MUST specify sweetness (dry or medium).

EXAMPLES

[US] Red Barn Cider Fire Barrel (WA), AEppelTreow Pear Wine and Sparrow Spiced Cider (WI)

VITAL

OG:1.045-1.100 FG:0.995-1.020 IBU:- SRM:- ABV:5.0-12.0%

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