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Apple Falls – Cherry Crush (2018)

Apple Falls – Cherry Crush (2018)

Cider Profile:

Name: Apple Falls – Cherry Crush (2018)
Sampled August 2021

Brand: Apple Falls Cider Co.
Type: Flavoured – Cherry
Location of Brewing: Carrying Place, ON
ABV: 7%
Website Link: applefallscider.ca/
Ingredients: Honeycrisp apples, hand-picked cherries,
(may contain sulphites).
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Availability: Apple Falls retail + online
Flavour: Cherry
Colour:  Transparent pale peach
Carbonation: Small infrequently streaming


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Light aroma. Crisp, sweet apples. Hints of cherry tartness.
Initial Taste: Light bite. Cherry skin notes. Semi-dry honeycrisp apples. Herby/earthy notes.
After Taste: Apple reduces. Cherry becomes slightly tart and more prominent. Ends on a dry cherry note with pepper/saison hints.
On ice: Lighter body. Slightly less cherry and apple.

Additional Notes:  Apple Falls Cherry Crush is a light and sessionable cherry cider that stands out from other cherry-flavoured ciders we’ve had. Tasting like it’s infused on cherry skins rather than juice added at the finish like many on the market, as it’s smoother with a lighter cherry experience overall. We anticipated it to be sweeter upon seeing there were honeycrisp apples, but it’s mostly off-dry, becoming more dry in the finish. Unique notes of herbs and earthiness come through initially, with it changing to more of a pepper and saison note in the end. 

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 2
Sour – 2
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 3

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – KW Craft – Wild Cherry
More Sour – Slabtown – Legendary Cherry
More Dry – Banjo – Rouge
More Crisp – Busl – Cerasus Cherry Cider

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