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County Cider – A Tortured Path

County Cider – A Tortured Path

Cider Profile:

Name:  A Tortured Path Apple Cider
Sampled September 2016      

Brand: County Cider Company
Type: Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Picton, Ontario
ABV: 6.5%
Website Link: www.countycider.com
Ingredients: Apples, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500ml (glass bottle)
Availability: Online, County Cider store.
Flavour: Apple
Colour: Golden yellow
Carbonation: Small, streaming bubbles

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Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium to strong sour apple aromas.
Initial Taste: Tart and somewhat bitter. A bit hoppy tasting. Musty and astringent.
After Taste: Some bitter and hoppy flavours carry. Some malty and earthy notes. Finishes quite dry.
On ice: Cuts the carbonation a lot, as well as the bite and flavour from the carbonation. Not as bitter on ice, it brings out the mild sweet notes and makes it a smoother drinking experience.

Additional Notes: A Tortured Path resembles and slightly tastes like a beer. The cider is an ‘old-world’ style beverage, with the bitter and earthy notes noticeable from the rudimental brewing techniques and tannin apples. This cider may not appeal to beginner cider-drinkers as it is very different from commercial drinks on the market.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 1.5
Sour – 3.5
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 4
Fruity – 2

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Pommies Cider
More Sour – Ironwood Cider
More Dry – Spirit Tree Draught
More Crisp – Shiny Apple Cider

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