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Fraser Valley – Honey Cider

Fraser Valley – Honey Cider

Cider Profile:

Name:  Fraser Valley – Honey Cider
Sampled January 2018

Brand: Fraser Valley Cider Company
Type:
Flavoured – Honey
Location of Brewing: Langley, BC
ABV: 7.5%
Website Link: fraservalleycider.ca
Ingredients: 100% BC apples, honey, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 750mL (bottle)
Availability:
Cidery retail store, specialty bottle shops in BC
Flavour:
 Apple + Honey
Colour:
Cloudy, pineapple yellow
Carbonation:
Fine streaming bubbles

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Strong honey smell with earthy, sulfur notes.
Initial Taste: Medium bite from fermentation notes. Semi tart and semi dry apple flavour- like a baking apple flavour. Some tart and fermentation notes. Hints of honey flavours.
After Taste: Apple flavour remains with natural honey flavours becoming stronger. Semi-dry, tangy finish.
On ice: Carbonation and tangyness is cut. Honey flavour is slightly amplified with more malty notes appearing.

Additional Notes: Fraser Valley’s Honey Cider is a very ‘natural tasting’ cider, that does not taste artificially sweetened. We feel this cider is artisan in nature but very approachable to most cider drinkers. Crisp and dry, it is easy to consume.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4
Sour – 2
Crisp – 3
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Growers – Honey Crisp Apple Cider
More Sour – Sea Cider – Birds and the Bees Cider
More Dry – Ernest Dry Cider
More Crisp – Big Rock Cider Dry Apple

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