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Fizz – Framboise

Fizz – Framboise

Cider Profile:

Name: Fizz – Framboise (Raspberry)
Sampled October 2019

Brand: Fizz (Coteau Rougemont – Ferme C.M.J.I Robert inc.)
Type:
Flavoured – Raspberry
Location of Brewing:
Rougemont, PQ
ABV:
5%
Website Link:
coteaurougemont.ca
Ingredients:  
N/A
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 28 g/L

Size(s) available: 355ml Cans
Availability:
SAQ (2019)
Flavour: Raspberry
Colour:
Vivid, semi-transparent red
Carbonation:
Some infrequent bubbles from the side of the glass.



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Strong aroma of sweet candied raspberry with some sour apple
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Some semi-tart apple notes followed by a quick showing of candied raspberry
After Taste: Raspberry somewhat dissipates and becomes more traditional semi-sour apple found in most Quebec ciders.  Does not linger overly long.  Some film at the conclusion.
On ice:  Carbonation and acidity is reduced.  More pop-like.

Additional Notes:  The Raspberry Fizz is a light-hearted take at a candied, sweet but not sugary flavoured Quebec cider.  It holds the base of a traditional Quebec cider (almost a green apple taste), with a medium raspberry appearance.  Quite crisp but it finished somewhat filmy. Not complex – more like a cooler in nature. Tastes very close to a Swedish Berry!

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – No Boats on Sunday – Cranberry Rosé
More Sour – Annapolis Cider Company – Sour Cherry
More Dry – Still Raspberry – Coteau Rougemont
More Crisp – Bulwark – Blush Cider

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