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Flying Canoe – Hard Cider

Flying Canoe – Hard Cider

Cider Profile:

Name:  Flying Canoe – Hard Cider
Sampled March 2017

Brand:  Flying Canoe Cider
Hard Cider
Location of Brewing:
Ottawa, ON
: 5%
Website Link:
Apples, Sulfates
Gluten Free:
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 473ml
LCBO, various grocery stores, various bars in Eastern Ontario
Orangeish-Yellow (Almost looks like orange juice)
Hard to see small bubbles, bigger but less prevalent on-ice


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Faint to medium, sweet apple with hints of wine and citrus aromas.
Initial Taste: Small bite. Sweet apple with a citrus undertone.
After Taste: Mild sour undertones with a tangy fleshy apple aftertaste that stays for a while.
On ice:  Flavour and carbonation bite is cut on ice. Easier to drink.  Slightly more candied.

Additional Notes: A thick consistency, sweet cider, Flying Canoe reminds us of combination cider meets wheat beer.  With subtle hints of citrus (sweet orange), this unique cider does not taste very alcoholic but still manages to warm the core.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet –TBA
More Sour – TBA
More Dry – TBA
More Crisp – TBA

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