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Thornbury – Rosé

Thornbury – Rosé

Cider Profile:

Name:   Thornbury – Rose Apple Cider
Sampled December 2019

Brand: Thornbury Village Cider House
Type:
Apple – Rosé
Location of Brewing: Thornbury, ON
ABV:
5.4%
Website Link:
thornburycraft.com
Ingredients:  
Hard apple cider, Canadian red wine, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500mL (bottles)
Availability:
Thornbury Retail Store, Online Store + Grocery Stores across Ontario
Flavour:
Rosé 
Colour:
Dark red
Carbonation:
Small streaming bubbles


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell:
Mild aroma. Sweet dark berries and tangy dessert apple.
Initial Taste: Mild bite from carbonation. Medium-level raspberries and blackberry flavours. Light tangy dessert apples.
After Taste: Fruit flavours continue but becomes slightly more dry, rosé wine tasting. Some strawberry detectable. Crisp finish, doesn’t linger long.
On ice: Mild reduction in flavour. Mostly the same.

Additional Notes: Thornbury’s Rosé Apple Cider is overall a very light and crisp drinking experience, providing a very clean flavour and body from start to finish. With light berry flavours, they mingle well with the slight tanginess of the apples. Ends more on a rosé wine note. Semi-sweet. Refreshing.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Brickworks – Rosé Cider
More Sour – Clafeld – Rose Hip Cider
More Dry – Niagara Cider Company – Rose
More Crisp – Strongbow – Rosé 

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