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It’s a malt beverage

Is the issue normally that alcohol free malt drinks are not rateable whereas as that will have presumably been fermented?

But whatever, that has got to be the ultimate morning after drink?!

My guess would be that this is not rateable. There is nothing in the marketing or on the website implying any kind of relation to beer.

Malt beverage is a euphemism used for alcopop type things in the US (e.g., Smirnoff Ice is a malt beverage here). Generally they are fermented malt bases (without hops and using as neutral a malt as possible) and heavily filtered, removing as much flavour and colour as possible to produce a neutral alcoholic base which flavors are added to.


Figured as much. Just taking a shot. It’s not bad really and at 2.99 a four pack it’s a bit tastier. Thanks!

This bottle only saw club member distribution. It was originally unlabeled in their cellar. They can’t figure out what it is(& probably never will). It tastes like a single varietal that I haven’t come across in their releases. Less than 50 cases, $15 value, only available in a mix pack of other, known bottles.


I do not see a problem with that. Lots of breweries have member exclusive beers that are rateable.

Oh, that I’m fine with. Concern is that no one knows what’s in the bottle besides it being a pale apple-like wine.

It says 100% apples, which is the most important thing for this site. Having no idea of the ingredients of something you are selling to be consumed seems like something that might be an issue in other quarters though…

I would enter it in and include the date of release in the name, as each date of release is ostensibly different. I.e., Delicious Mystery (February 2021) or something like that.

This. And if more details emerge in the future, it can be always fixed or aliased.

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