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Brickworks – Hawaii Five Eh

Brickworks – Hawaii Five Eh

Cider Profile:

Name:  Brickworks Hawaii Five Eh
Sampled November 2017

Brand: Brickworks Ciderhouse
Flavoured – Pineapple
Location of Brewing:
Toronto, ON
Website Link:
Cider, pineapple juice
Gluten Free:
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
Limited – only in 2017 Brickworks Winter seasonal mix-pack
Cloudy yellow – sunshine, pineapple hues
Infrequent small streaming bubbles, with foam on top


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium, sweet pineapple juice smell with crisp, clean apple aromas. Some mustiness and fermentation notes.
Initial Taste: Mild bite. Quick pineapple flavour. Tangy and sweet. Some slight bitter notes.
After Taste: Pineapple flavour mostly dissipates quickly. Apple & cider tastes comes through strong. Long lingering ‘Brickworks Cider’ taste. Residue remains from the pineapple sugars.
On ice: Carbonation is cut and flavour is weakened.

Additional Notes: Brickwork’s Hawaii Five Eh looks like a freshly poured pineapple juice, in how cloudy and vivid yellow it is. With a fast pineapple flavour on the nose, it quickly shows its apple flavours, turning into a standard Brickworks apple cider. It almost tastes like somebody poured pineapple juice into their Batch 1904 cider, rather than being infused during the brewing process.

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

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2 comments on “Brickworks – Hawaii Five Eh

    • Hello Kally,

      As far as we know, it was only available for a limited time at the LCBO. But you may be able to try at the Brickworks Ciderhouse on Queen Street in Toronto!

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