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Heartwood – Eve Goes Badass

Heartwood – Eve Goes Badass

Cider Profile:

Name:  Heartwood – Eve Goes Badass
Sampled January 2018

Brand: Heartwood Farm & Cidery
Infused – Pepper
Location of Brewing:
Ospringe, ON
Website Link:
Cider, cayenne peppers
Gluten Free:
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 600mL (bottle)
Heartwood Retail Store, Guelph and Orangeville Farmers Markets
Apple & Peppers
Translucent, golden-yellow
Infrequent large bubbles that barely stream


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild smell. Faint apple aromas with very faint pepper smell
Initial Taste: Mild bite. Clean, crisp apple – single variety tasting. Quick pepper flavour that builds in spiciness. Mild hints of the honey added.
After Taste: Spiciness lingers but decreases and moves to the throat. Tangy apple flavour continues and slightly mellows out the heat from the peppers. A lot of flavour from the peppers as well.
On ice: Increased carbonation. Ice dulls the spiciness of the cider. Flavour remains mostly the same.

Additional Notes: Eve Goes Badass is unlike other ciders on the market we’ve seen. With a strong heat and spiciness from the cayenne peppers, it adds quite the kick that can even be tolerated by spice-wimps like us. With a tangy apple flavour and a lot of flavour from the peppers themselves, it is a journey to drink this. Trust us, it is stronger than it smells.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2
Crisp – 3
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 4.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Spirit Tree Pumpkin
More Sour – Heartwood Wassail Cider
More Dry – York County Ginger Snap
More Crisp – Collective Arts Pear Saison

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