[NAFEX] cider apples.
dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com
Thu Nov 9 00:38:56 EST 2006
Try a Red Delicious apple peel. We always include this variety in our cider
for the very reason you are describing.
Royal Oak Farm Orchard
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Chrisbacher" <pxbacher.ls at comcast.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] cider apples.
> Tanic acid isn't really a bitter taste - its more of a "dries out your
> mouth" or "pucker" "taste." If you'd like to get a taste for tanins
> (tanic acid), chew a (very!) small bit of one or more of the following:
> - Unripe common (American) persimmon
> - Nearly any acorn (white oaks being less tanic)
> - Banana peel (I believe these contain tanic acid based on my tasting
> experience, so not 100% sure)
> Pete Chrisbacher
> SE PA - Zone 6B
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