Okapi – Wild Fermented Cider, Wine & Beer Hybrid
What do you get if you mix a giraffe and a zebra? An Okapi of course! The same can be said about this mix. Wild Danish organic cider and Danish beer from People Like Us, with a touch of lilac flowers and Citra hops. Brett, acid and turbid all the way into the jungle.
At Aeblerov we make wild, Danish apple cider. Naturally fermented on clean, unpasteurized must, pressed on apples from organic fruit growers around the country and Copenhagens backyards. We do not add yeast or sugar, but give nature a mandate. This means, among other things, that the fermentation is kick-started by the wild yeast cells that live on the surface of the apple, just as the fine, small bubbles are formed naturally during bottle fermentation just like in Champagne. The result is crispy and complex ciders that can accompany well-cooked meals or stand alone, but most importantly are enjoyed in good company. This is what we modestly call real cider.