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Apple Falls – Hopped Kombucha

Apple Falls – Hopped Kombucha

Cider Profile:

Name:  Apple Falls Cider Hopped Kombucha Cider
Sampled May 2018

Brand: Apple Falls Cider + Pyramid Ferments
Type:
Hopped
Location of Brewing:
Carrying Place, ON
ABV:
3.9%
Website Link:
applefallscider.com
Ingredients:
Cider, raspberry hopped kombucha
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500 mL (bottle)
Availability:
At retail store and online store
Flavour:
Raspberry + Kombucha
Colour:
Cloudy yellow with grey hues
Carbonation:
Fine still bubbles with some sediment

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild smell. Vinegar notes. Candied orange and raspberry flavours w/ some sour apples.
Initial Taste: No bite. Quick candied raspberry fruit flavour. Mild hops flavours.
After Taste: Raspberry flavours remains with apple flavours appearing. Strong black tea notes near the finish. Semi-long lingering. Lemon notes.
On ice: Carbonation remains the same – flat. Raspberry flavour is cut but remains similar. Kombucha flavour is reduced and is changed. Taste dissipates quicker on ice.

Additional Notes: Apple Falls’ Cider Hopped strongly features the raspberry and kombucha flavours, but not very much apple or hop notes overall. At 3.9% it is a light cider, and it feels that way consuming it. The raspberry and tea flavours are very unique in the cider.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 3
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Coffin Ridge – Forbidden Hopped
More Sour –  Clafeld – Framboise Raspberry Cider
More Dry – Ernest Wild Blueberry Cider
More Crisp – Collective Arts Honey and Lavender

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