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Reinhart’s Red Apple Light

Reinhart’s Red Apple Light

Cider Profile:

Name:  Reinhart’s Red Apple Light Cider
Sampled July 2017

Brand: Reinharts Foods Ltd.
Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing: Stayner, Ontario
ABV: 3.8%
Website Link:
Ingredients: Apple cider, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 49g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
LCBO – year round
Deep golden-yellow
Some fine and small streaming bubbles


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, sweet and clean apple juice smell with no fermentation notes
Initial Taste: Slight tingle from carbonation. Smooth. Sweet, bright tasting single-variety apple flavour.
After Taste: Remains a smooth apple flavour and sensation. Clean taste and finish. Some tangy notes.
On ice: Carbonation and flavour only mildly cut on ice.

Additional Notes: Reinhart’s Red Apple Cider is as promised: a light apple cider that is very easy to drink, clean tasting from start to finish and very sweet. It is very refreshing and does not have any malty or bitter notes from the fermentation process. It is a simple, classic cider offering – only slightly more complex than straight apple juice.

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 – Pommies Farmhouse Cider
More Dry – KW Craft Original
More Crisp – Collective Arts Local Press

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