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Great Organic Cider – Nice and Dry    

Great Organic Cider – Nice and Dry    

Cider Profile:

Name: Great Organic Cider – Nice and Dry
Sampled January 2018

Brand: The Great Canadian Cider Company
Type:
Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing:
Collingwood, ON
ABV:
6.3%
Website Link: greatcider.com
Ingredients:
Organic apples, organic cane sugar (contains natural sulphites)
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 13 g/L

Size(s) available:  473mL (Can), 1L (bottle)
Availability:
LCBO in February 2018
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:  
Canary yellow
Carbonation:
Sporadic still bubbles

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild aroma. Fleshy, single-variety sweet apple smells. Floral undertones.
Initial Taste: Minimal bite. Quick, tangy sweet apple – with natural carbonation coming through. Strong presence of apple tannin.
After Taste: Some fermentation process becomes prevalent. Flavours from multiple varieties of apples appear. Long lingering taste. Hints of honey flavours. Semi-dry finish that is refreshing.
On ice: Flavour becomes sharper – with apples becoming more prominent than without ice.  Reduces the aftertaste length.

Additional Notes: This 100% organic, clean tasting and feeling cider is simple and straightforward – but it is also very complex with a lot of depth.  Fermentation notes are quite prevalent, remaining for quite a long time in the mouth. It is semi-dry but does not leave the pallet dry – it is refreshing and is a sophisticated modern take on traditional cider. For more apple flavour and less fermentation, add ice.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Brickworks Batch 1904
More Sour – Ernest Dry Cider
More Dry – Spirit Tree Draught Cider
More Crisp – Heritage Estate’s Dragon’s Gold

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