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Tawse – Cider

Tawse – Cider

Cider Profile:

Name: Tawse – Cider
Sampled October 2019

Brand: Tawse Winery
Type:
Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Vineland, ON
ABV:
5%
Website Link:
tawsewinery.ca
Ingredients:
Cider, sulphites
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 32g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (Cans)
Availability:
LCBO and Tawse retail store
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Light and bright yellow
Carbonation:
Large, barley streaming bubbles



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild aroma. Semi-sweet, pulpy apples.
Initial Taste: Minimal sensation from carbonation and acidity. Quickly a slightly tangy and semi-sweet dessert apple base with some heritage apple notes and tannins. Mild honey notes.
After Taste: Apple flavours continue. Becomes more tangy. Ends smooth, semi-dry, with a bit of a candied apple taste. Mild sulphur notes.
On ice: Slightly thinner but not much noticeable change in flavour or composure.

Additional Notes:  Tawse’s canned cider is an approachable cider – obviously with winery roots, but could be enjoyed by most cider drinkers. Being largely driven by acidity and tang, it features a medley of dessert and heritage apple notes – mostly pulpy in nature. Defined by a clean, smooth experience, you don’t get a lot of residual fermentation process notes.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 3
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 3

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