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Magnotta – Small Batch Cider

Magnotta – Small Batch Cider

Cider Profile:

Name: Magnotta Small Batch Cider
Sampled August 2016

Brand: Magnotta Brewing Co.
Type: Apple – Sweet
Location of Brewing: Vaughan, Ontario
ABV: 5.6%
Website Link: N/A
Ingredients: Cider, fructose, potassium sorbate, ascorbic acid, potassium metabisulphite, natural flavour
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 55g/L

Size(s) available: 341mL (glass bottles)
Availability: All year – Select LCBOs
Flavour: Apple
Colour: A very pale yellow; almost translucent.
Carbonation: Very small and fine bubbles

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Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium sweet smell. Aromas of artificial candied apple. Faint pear notes noticeable.
Initial Taste: Some bite from carbonation. Very sweet and light tasting. Some brief sour notes, with some golden delicious apple hints.
After Taste: Flavour disappears quickly. Pear flavours become more obvious. Sweet notes remain in the mouth.
On ice: Loses all carbonation taste and feel on ice. Becomes much less flavourful, more like a fruit wine. Less of a flavour journey, taste is more static.

Additional Notes: A very candy-like tasting cider that is not too strong in flavour overall. If you are a fan of fruit wines or sweet ciders like Somersby, this is a good gateway cider to choose.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 2
Dry – 1.5
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
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