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Rock Creek – Dry Apple

Rock Creek – Dry Apple

Cider Profile:

Name: Rock Creek – Dry Apple
Sampled December 2017

Brand: Big Rock Brewery
Type:
Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing:
Calgary, AB
ABV:
5.5%
Website Link:
bigrockbeer.com
Ingredients:
Apple cider, sulphites
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 355ml Can 4 pack
Availability:
Alberta and BC liquor stores, Big Rock Retail Store(s)
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Rustic golden yellow
Carbonation
: Medium still sized bubbles – with small streaming bubbles

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Very minimal. Sweet and tart apple aromas
Initial Taste: Medium bite from carbonation. A single semi-dry apple flavour that becomes very prevalent. Some fermentation notes
After Taste: Carbonation and flavour dissipate quickly. Some elements of tangyness and earthiness.  Sugary residue is that lingers.  Very short aftertaste.
On ice: Less flavour and carbonation.

Additional Notes:  Rock Creek Dry Apple Cider is one of the most crisp ciders we have come across.  It’s a single apple flavour, that dissipates extra quick. A more minimalist cider that would also refresh when in need of hydration.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2
Crisp – 5
Dry – 3
Fruity – 2.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Pommies Apple Cider
More Sour – Brickworks Batch 1904
More Dry – Fraser Valley Bone Dry
More Crisp – Okanagan Apple Cider

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