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Rood Apples

Rood Apples

Cider Profile:

Name: Rood Apples
Sampled December 2017

Brand: Creekside Estate Winery Inc.
Type:
Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing:
Jordon, ON
ABV:
6%
Website Link:
roodaples.ca
Ingredients:
Cider (5 red apple varieties), sulphites
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 31 g/L

Size(s) available: 500mL (Bottle) & 471 mL (can)
Availability:
Creekside Estate Winery and LCBO
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Translucent bright yellow
Carbonation:
Small, infrequent streaming bubbles.

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, musty, single variety of sweet apples.
Initial Taste: Medium bite, some tangy notes from sweet fleshy apples.
After Taste: Tanginess remains with earthy and acidic notes becoming prevalent.  Crisp, long-lasting apple taste.  Some malty notes.
On ice: Slightly less carbonated, a little less sweet.

Additional Notes:  An extra clean cider, Rood Apples Cider has tangy and acidic notes that make this crisp cider a very apple-forward taste; in fact, more apple-forward then some other winery made ciders. Featuring 5 varieties of red delicious apples, it has a strong tannin presence that adds a lot of depth and body.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 4.5
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Kin Vineyards – Cider House Fools 
More Sour – Pommies Farmhouse Cider
More Dry – County A Tortured Path
More Crisp – Reinharts Red Apple Light Cider

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