The Cider Crate

London Calling – Pear & Apple

London Calling – Pear & Apple

Cider Profile:

Name: London Calling Apple + Pear | London Calling Pomme + Poire
Sampled December 2015

Brand: London Calling
Type: Apple & Pear
Location of Brewing: Laval, Quebec
ABV: 5%
Website Link: londoncallingcidre.com
Ingredients: Cider, sugar and/or glucose-fructose, natural flavour, malic acid, sodium benzoate, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: Not available

Size(s) available: 341mL (glass bottles)
Availability: Grocery stores in Quebec
Flavour: Apple and Pear
Colour: Light yellow
Carbonation: Mild carbonation

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Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell:  Faint sweet apple smell
Initial Taste: Mild and smooth light apple flavour, semi-sweet.
After Taste: more pear-focused flavour develops. A very weird, malty and almost metallic flavour develops and lingers develops after the pear flavour emerges.
On ice: Carbonation and taste weaken on ice. Becomes less sweet and flavourful. Pear taste is more prevalent.

Additional Notes: An artificial, lower-grade cider that seems to have been designed to appeal to younger people. Has a very bizarre aftertaste that develops that is hard to describe beyond it being malty.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – TBA
More Sour – TBA
More Dry – TBA
More Crisp – TBA

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