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Thornbury – Apple Cider

Thornbury – Apple Cider

Cider Profile:

Name:  Thornbury Premium Apple Cider
Sampled October 2016

Brand: Thornbury Village Cidery Inc.
Type: Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing: Thornbury, Ontario
ABV: 5.3%
Website Link: thornburycider.com
Ingredients: Apples
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 25g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (cans), 355mL (bottles)
Availability: All year – LCBO, select bars
Flavour: Apple
Colour: Canary yellow
Carbonation: Larger-sized streaming carbonation bubbles, some foam

 

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Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Strong apple smell, prominent acidic and slightly musty aromas
Initial Taste: Slight acidic bite. Some earthy and musty tones. Sweet notes and flesh flavours.
After Taste: Clean apple flavours and feel with some tannin sensations. Sweet apple juice finish that has a long lingering effect.
On ice: Increased foam and carbonation on ice. Flavour remains mostly the same.

Additional Notes: Thornbury Cider is a very authentic and traditional apple cider, that is very crisp, clean and smooth to consume. With a very solid and strong apple flavour, it is perfect to drink on its own and also great for a base in a cider cocktail.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2
Crisp – 4
Dry – 2
Fruity – 3.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Magnotta Small Batch Cider
More Sour – Duxbury Sideroad Cider
More Dry – Spirit Tree Draught Cider
More Crisp – Flying Canoe Hard Cider

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