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401 Cider Company – Caramel Apple

401 Cider Company – Caramel Apple

Cider Profile:

Name:  401 Cider – Caramel Apple
Sampled May 2017

Brand:  401 Cider Brewery
Type:
Apple
Location of Brewing:
Colborne, ON
ABV:
6.5%
Website Link:  
401cidercompany.com
Ingredients:
Fermented apple juice, sugar, sulphates, natural caramel flavour extract, potassium sorbate
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 750ml Bottle
Availability: 401 Cider Brewery retail store (in the Big Apple) + online
Flavour: Apple
Colour:  Pale-golden yellow
Carbonation: Medium-big bubbles. Frequent stream.

 

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, candied caramel smell with hints of toffee.
Initial Taste:  minimal bite, extra smooth apple, followed quickly by sweet caramel.
After Taste:  Candied apple and caramel flavour that lingers for a while.  Caramel is the prominent flavour at the end, with an extra sweet taste.
On ice: Cuts the carbonation, a small increase into the caramel flavour in the aftertaste.

Additional Notes:  A smooth drinking apple cider that is heavy on the caramel flavour.  This unique cider is like having a caramel apple on Halloween.  Enjoyable cold and warm, it could be enjoyed with a cinnamon stick infused into it.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 1.5
Crisp – 4
Dry – 2
Fruity – 3

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