Cider Tasting – Gutshof Kraatz in Frankfurt

Have I already told you that Frankfurt is a fantastic city, especially if you’re into Apfelwein? Apfelwein can be purchased pretty much everywhere here. One of the great apple wine spots in Frankfurt is the Apfelweinhandlung run by Jens Becker, where recently a tasting of apple wines made by Florian Profiltich of Gutshof Kraatz from the … Continue reading Cider Tasting – Gutshof Kraatz in Frankfurt

Gutshof Kraatz Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel Schaumwein 2017

This is one of the products that I sampled during the visit to Florian Profitlich’s premises in the Uckermark. At the time, Florian wasn’t really fond of his product as, during secondary fermentation in the bottle, wild flavours appeared that he’s not a fan of. Whether I loved it? Just read below. Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel is an … Continue reading Gutshof Kraatz Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel Schaumwein 2017

Gutshof Kraatz Kaiser Wilhelm Renette mit Quitte 2018

Florian of Gutshof Kraatz likes to experiment with pears and quinces that are locally grown in the Uckermark, Brandenburg. This time, he blended quince with a winter apple variety, which is widely spread across Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm. From my experience, Kaiser Wilhelm gives lovely acidity but it’s not very aromatic itself. Company: Gutshof Kraatz Place of Origin: Nordwestuckermark-Kraatz, … Continue reading Gutshof Kraatz Kaiser Wilhelm Renette mit Quitte 2018

Gutshof Kraatz Adams Parmäne 2016

Adams Parmäne is another Apfelwein from Uckermark that was provided to Cider Explorer for testing by Kelterei Gutshof Kraatz. Adams Parmäne is a name of an old English apple variety, better known under an English name, Adams Permain, Matchless, Norfolk Pippin or Norfolk Russet, producing a rich and aromatic juice. Company: Gutshof Kraatz Place of Origin: Nordwestuckermark-Kraatz, Germany Apples: single … Continue reading Gutshof Kraatz Adams Parmäne 2016