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Angry Orchard Launches Hop’n Mad Apple

By February 23, 2015Top News, New Products

Angry Orchard-Hopn MadAngry Orchard announced the national release of its first-ever hopped hard cider, Angry Orchard Hop’n Mad Apple. The cider makers drew inspiration for this new cider from a traditional craft beer ingredient – hops – to develop a cider that combines subtle floral and tropical fruit notes from Strisselspalt and Galaxy hops with bright, fresh apple flavor from American apples. First launched in 2012, Angry Orchard is the number one selling hard cider in the U.S, where hard cider has seen explosive growth and is showing up on more menus than ever as a refreshing alternative to craft beer and wine.The cider makers at Angry Orchard experimented with a variety of hops when crafting the recipe for Hop’n Mad Apple and ultimately chose a blend of Strisselspalt and Galaxy hops for their unique flavor profiles. The hops complement the cider’s bright apple aroma, allowing the fruit to shine through.

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