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Grow a Pear

Grow a Pear

Cider Profile:

Name:  Grow A Pear Cider
Sampled: September 2016

Brand: Double Trouble Brewing
Type: Perry
Location of Brewing: Stoney Creek, Ontario
ABV: 5.5%
Website Link: doubletroublebrewing.com/
Ingredients: Fermented pear juice (not from concentrate), sugar, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 46g/LSize(s) available: 355mL cans
Availability: All year – LCBO
Flavour: Pear
Colour: Pale yellow with a hints of green hues
Carbonation: Small and medium sized carbonation bubbles
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Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Strong musty and acidic smell. Some pear notes
Initial Taste: bitter and musty flavours with some earthy tones. Flat taste and feel – no bite. Flavours of pear skin obvious.
After Taste: Dry and stale natural pear flavour. Some bitter and sour notes. Not a long-lingering after taste.
On ice: Ice noticeably waters down the flavour and feel of the cider.

Additional Notes: This is one of the most natural ‘true-to-the-fruit’ pear ciders you can get, as it is earthy and not artificially sweet. It has a fairly consistent flavour journey, without a lot of depth or change in flavours from start to finish. It is crisp and refreshing to consume. Not like other pear ciders available in the Ontario market.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet –
Growers Pear Cider
More Sour – TBA
More Dry –
County – Pear Flavoured Cider
More Crisp – TBA

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