INCONCEIVABLE!! Princess Bride dueling ciders and meet the brewer!

Amsterdam Cafe has a limited release dueling ciders from Crispin and Fox Barrel named after famous lines from The Princess Bride.

Prepare to Die is described as:

A dangerous rapier of an apple cider aged in red wine barrels and finished with Killer Bee honey and organic blood orange.

ABV: 6.5%

Poured Appearance: Very slightly cloudy.

Color: Blood orange pink with hints of orange.

Aroma: Oaky with citrus freshness and authentic crushed apple.

Flavor: Slightly oaky tannins up front lead in to a balanced presentation of fresh citrus and cidery apples with lingering tartness and a balanced, strong, slightly sweet finish .

 

As You Wish is described as:

a sublime pear cider aged in Chardonnay barrels and finished with Butterbean Honey and vanilla beans.

ABV: 6.5%

Poured Appearance: Semi-opaque, slightly cloudy.

Color: Medium straw.

Aroma: Vanilla notes up front, hints of white wine and oak, very faint Brett farmhouse. Faint florals.

Flavor: Hint of Brettanomyces, oak up front moving in to soft pear and honey, with a rounded vanilla and ever so slightly creamy mouth-feel.

 

These Ciders are meant to be paired, I plan on ordering both and switching between them.

 

Amsterdam is offering this to us for $4 a pour as well as happy hour price all night for their draft beers but you have to have a name tag. See me before you order.

 

If that wasn't enough Crispin's head brewer will be there talking about cider and answering questions.

 

I'll be wearing a group T-shirt, you can get yours here

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  • Dave

    So sad I missed this... My favorite movie + cider :(

    April 15, 2013

  • Tom

    Good cider!

    1 · April 12, 2013

  • Andrew S.

    cider is the new beer.

    April 11, 2013

  • Keith H.

    That was some pretty tasty cider, but then again I haven't tasted any other ciders.

    April 11, 2013

  • Barbara

    Beyond belief, I was an instant convert!

    2 · April 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    You all still there? On my way!

    April 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Stuck at work, won't be able to make it.

    April 11, 2013

  • Paul

    Not going to make it, work issue, see you Saturday

    April 11, 2013

  • Tom

    I'm running a little late.

    April 11, 2013

  • Thomas W.

    may just be me but to be safe im possibly bringing my girlfriend and her sister.

    April 11, 2013

    • Tom

      Are they your bodyguards?

      1 · April 11, 2013

    • Thomas W.

      hilarious!
      too bad now i can't make it. my bodyguards werent around and someone beat me up and took my identity and now i'm in australia hunting kangaroos!

      April 11, 2013

  • Ted G.

    As an avid Cider fan, I wish I could make this, but I'm going to be out of town. Looking forward to more Cider events in the future.

    April 10, 2013

    • Tom

      Sorry you can't make it

      April 10, 2013

  • Emily B.

    what time does this event go until?

    April 10, 2013

    • Tom

      The place closes at midnight

      April 10, 2013

  • Dan W.

    There aren't nearly enough cider events in the city! This looks great!

    1 · April 8, 2013

  • Stephanie

    Hard cider AND Princess Bride! I think I've died and gone to heaven!

    3 · April 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Cider time!

    April 2, 2013

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