Traditional Perry

Mild, medium to medium sweet drink made from culinary/table fruit (often pears). Entrants MUST specify carbonation level (still petillant or sparking) and sweetness (dry, medium, sweet)


Relatively full body. Pear character, but not obviously fruity. Low to moderate tannin/astringency. Slightly cloudy to clear, generally pale. No bitterness.


Pears with some sugar adjuncts. High gravity wine, champagne or ale yeast. Traditional perry is made from pears grown especially for that purpose rather than eating/cooking. Many are nearly inedible.


Bordelet "Poire Authentique" and "Poire Granit" from France.

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