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STYLE: Common Perry

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Common perry is made from culinary/table fruit. Aroma/

Flavor: There is a pear character, but not obviously fruity. It tends toward that of a young white wine. No bitterness.

Appearance: Slightly cloudy to clear. Generally quite pale.

Mouthfeel: Relatively full, low to moderate tannin apparent as astringency. Overall Impression: Mild. Medium to medium-sweet. Still to lightly sparkling. Only very slight acetification is acceptable. Mousiness, ropy/oily characters are serious faults.

Comments: Entrants MUST specify carbonation level (still, petillant, or sparkling). Entrants MUST specify sweetness (medium or sweet). Varieties: Bartlett, Kiefer, Comice, etc.

Vital Statistics:
OG: 1.050-1.060
FG: 1.000-1.020
ABV: 5-7%

Commercial Examples: None known in North America.

Wyeast Strains:
   4021 - Dry White / Sparkling (formerly Pasteur Champagne™)
   4242 - Fruity White (formerly Chablis™)
   4766 - Cider™
   4767 - Dry / Fortified (formerly Port Wine™)
   4783 - Sweet White (formerly Rudesheimer™)



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