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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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