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No Boats on Sunday – Cranberry Rosé

No Boats on Sunday – Cranberry Rosé

Cider Profile:

Name: No Boats on Sunday – Cranberry Rosé Cider
Sampled May 2019

Brand: No Boats on Sunday
Type:
Flavoured – Cranberry
Location of Brewing:
Grimsby, ON
ABV:
5.0%
Website Link:
noboatscider.com
Ingredients:
Apple Cider, Water, Sugar, Cranberry Juice Concentrate, Malic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Potassium Metabisulphate, Hop Extract
Gluten Free:
N/A 
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500ml (Bottle)
Availability:
Wine Shop – Ontario & LCBO 
Flavour:
Cranberry
Colour:
Ruby red. Transparent
Carbonation:
Medium, semi-infrequent bubbles.



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild aroma. Semi-sweet apple with some tart cranberry
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation and acidity. Semi-sweet apple-forward, with some tangy notes.  Becomes quickly tart as cranberry appears.
After Taste:  Apple dissipates and becomes almost completely cranberry focused.  Becomes very dry, with a candied cranberry finish.  Very long lingering.
On ice:  Cuts a small amount of little carbonation. Similar taste.

Additional Notes:  A semi-tart apple that turns very cranberry juice focused, the Cranberry Rose by No Boats on Sunday is light on alcohol body and very dry. Apple based, but tastes like a cranberry juice mixture. If you’re a fan of a vodka-cranberry drinks, you might like this one.  Not really a rosé taste, but sure looks it.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 2.5
Sour – 4
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 4.5
Fruity – 4.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Angry Orchard – Rosé
More Sour – Clafeld – Framboise Raspberry Cider
More Dry – Strongbow Rosé Cider
More Crisp –Brickworks – Rosé Cider

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