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Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple Strawberry

Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple Strawberry

Cider Profile:

Name:   Heritage Estate Eden’s Apple Strawberry
Sampled July 2019

Brand: Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery
Type:
Flavoured – Strawberry
Location of Brewing: Barrie, ON
ABV:
6%
Website Link:
heritagestates.ca
Ingredients:  
N/A
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 50 g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
Availability:
At Heritage Estates retail store and local farmers markets
Flavour:
Strawberry
Colour:
Cloudy ruby-red/pink
Carbonation:
Frequent small streaming bubbles



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Strong aroma of juicy fresh strawberries. A sweet, slightly earthy apple base.
Initial Taste: Medium bite from acidity, mild carbonation. Quick burst of sweet, juicy strawberries with some tangy apples, slightly caramelized in nature. Some earthiness. Banana, lemon and honey notes.
After Taste: Strawberry remains strong but apple flavour becomes more present. Mild acidity and mustiness. Sweet, refreshing finish.
On ice: Carbonation cut. Smoother with a bit less flavour.

Additional Notes:  A juicy offering, the Eden’s Apple Strawberry adds a fresh strawberry flavour to their original Eden’s Apple semi-sweet cider but it is not sugary or gritty. Rather creamy, it almost melts in the mouth. Defined by a tangy, thicker, and fresh, almost milky mouth feel, you could easily find yourself having it in place of strawberry shortcake. Very full bodied and full flavoured.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4
Sour – 3
Crisp – 3
Dry – 3
Fruity – 4.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Shiny Cider – Pinot Noir
More Sour – Apple Falls – Strawberry Blush
More Dry – Burst – Attoca 
More Crisp – Thornbury – Blueberry Elderflower 

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