The Cider Crate

Hinterland Cider

Hinterland Cider

Cider Profile:

Name: Hinterland Cider
Sampled April 2019

Brand: Hinterland Wine Company
Type:
Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing:
Hillier, ON
ABV:
7%
Website Link:
hinterlandwine.com
Ingredients:
N/A
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/ASize(s) available: 750mL (bottle)
Availability:
Limited – At retail store and online, select Toronto farmers markets
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Slightly hazy, sunflower yellow
Carbonation:
Very infrequent and sparse medium bubbles, though lots when poured


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, semi-sweet aroma. Semi-sour, fresh dessert apples.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation and some acidity. Medium-light desert apples that are not overly powerful.  Slightly musty.
After Taste: Becomes more sour and acidic, and semi-long lasting. More apple flavour for the ending.
On ice: Carbonation is cut and thinner overall.

Additional Notes: Hinterland’s Original Cider is a little Champagne like in taste, but not carbonation.  Not overly apple forward, but fresh and clean, it’s a lighter cider then most – taste wise -, but still packs a kick at 7%.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Creekside Winery – Rood Apples
More Sour – The Old Third – Golden Russet
More Dry – Tawse Sparkling Cider
More Crisp – Kin Cider House Fools Cider

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