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Duxbury – Heritage 1650

Duxbury – Heritage 1650

Cider Profile:

Name:  Duxbury – Heritage 1650
Sampled September 2018

Brand: Duxbury Cider Co
Type:
Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing:
Meaford, ON
ABV:
6.5%
Website Link:
theduxburyciderco.ca
Ingredients:
Ontario apples, Sulphites
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 471 mL (can)
Availability:
Loblaws Grocery Stores
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Pale sunshine yellow, translucent
Carbonation:
Extra large bubbles, semi-streaming

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Medley of sweet and acidic apple smells.
Initial Taste: Mild bite from carbonation. Quick acidity and tartness. Sweet and smooth medley of heritage apple flavours. Caramel and tangy notes. Slightly musty.
After Taste: Apple flavours continue but slowly dissipate. Banana undertones. Semi-dry, clean finish.
On ice: Acidity drops a lot. Has more tanginess.

Additional Notes: True to its name, Duxbury’s Heritage 1650 does deliver on the taste of rustic, heritage apple flavours – with a rudimental taste experience overall. A relatively dry cider, it still has sweet elements, is smooth and clean to consume – from start to finish. With a classic, elementary taste, it invokes imagery of simpler, more traditional times of cider making.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Thornbury Original Cider
More Sour – Empire Cider – Extra Dry
More Dry – County Cider – A Tortured Path
More Crisp – Pommies Farmhouse Cider

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