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Ernest Cider – Rubee

Ernest Cider – Rubee

Cider Profile:

Name:  Ernest Cider – Rubee
Sampled May 2017

Brand:  Ernest Cider
Type:
Apple
Location of Brewing:
Newmarket, ON  
ABV:
5.9%
Website Link:  
ernestcider.com
Ingredients:
Apples, Cranberries, Tart Cherries, Honey, Organic Cane Sugar, Sulphates
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 33g/l

Size(s) available: 473ml Can
Availability: LCBO – seasonal
Flavour: Apple
Colour:  Pale Pink/Red
Carbonation: Fine bubbles with big bubbles on ice

 

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild to medium smell of sweet apple; w/ a hint of mixed berries
Initial Taste:  Acidic head. Tart with a bit of cherry and cranberry as quick first flavours
After Taste: Fermentation process prevalent in the aftertaste. Finishes with apple and more cranberry.  Not overly long-lasting flavours. Semi-dry finish. Hints of honey in the aftertaste.
On ice: slightly less flavour on-ice, but properties remain the same.

Additional Notes:  Building off their original hit cider, the Rubee is a semi-dry cider that features the tartness of the cranberry flavours without compromise. Having a strong tannin presence, this cider is refreshing and not too sweet or sour.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – County Feral Cider
More Sour – Clafeld Raspberry Cider
More Dry – 
More Crisp –

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One comment on “Ernest Cider – Rubee

  1. Jaimie Camirand Martynenko

    I’m not sure how you’ve done it, somehow you’ve created the cider of my dreams. As an avid cider connaisseur, I’ve tasted even the best Somerset, England has to offer. Yet, you’ve captured Victory in a bottle and for that I salute you! Bravo et bon courage!

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