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No Boats on Sunday

No Boats on Sunday

Cider Profile:

Name: No Boats on Sunday
Sampled July 2017

Brand: No Boats on Sunday
Type:
Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing:
Truro, Nova Scotia
ABV:
5.3%
Website Link:
noboatscider.com
Ingredients:
Hard cider (fermented apple juice with fructose), carbon dioxide, potassium sorbate, sulphites, hops.
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500ml Bottle
Availability:
Wine Shop Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Provincial Liquor Stores
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Pale yellow
Carbonation:
Mix of medium and fine streaming bubbles.

 

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, musty, mature apple. Extra sweet.
Initial Taste: Medium bite. Single variety, crisp apple taste.
After Taste:  Becomes smooth quickly, Semi-long lingering aftertaste that is pretty mild.  More apple skin flavours than the flesh.  Candied apple finish.
On ice:  Cuts out the carbonation a lot, similar taste.

Additional Notes:  An east-coast offering, No Boats on Sunday has a very crisp, clean single-variety apple taste.  No frills, not commercial but not overly crafty.  No Boats on Sunday could be considered a very “down the middle” classic tasting cider.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 4
Dry – 1.5
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Brickworks – Queen Street 501
More Sour – Forbidden Artisanal Cider
More Dry – County Cider – A Tortured Path
More Crisp – Reinhart’s Red Apple Light Cider

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