Apple Falls – Hopped Kombucha
Name: Apple Falls Cider Hopped Kombucha Cider
Sampled May 2018
|Brand: Apple Falls Cider + Pyramid Ferments
Location of Brewing: Carrying Place, ON
Website Link: applefallscider.com
Ingredients: Cider, raspberry hopped kombucha
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A
Size(s) available: 500 mL (bottle)
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
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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