Like I said, Pink Ladies are the perfect balance. No one here said Golden Delicious, confirming my posit that they're all gross by the time they get to the grocery store, but they are in fact the best apple on earth.
I guarentee I'm more pretentious and picky about apples than anyone else here. Like I said, I'm from where half the apples in America are grown and I go to the orchard every year. By the way, no one said Braeburn, but that's a great apple to.
Fun fact, all edible apples are horrible mutant clones. In order to grow edible apples, farmers have to chop off branches from trees that make especially big apples and via a process called grafting create apples that are essentially babies that are left in the womb too long. Normal apples are small, overly sweet and mushy and are only good for extracting sugars and making ciders (cider being the first real American drink, Thomas Jefferson called grafting barbaric!).