Domaine Cléroux – Nation’Spiked (Dry)
Name: Domaine Cléroux – Nation’Spiked (Dry)
Sampled June 2020
|Brand: Domaine Cléroux
Type: Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Cassleman, ON
Website Link: domainecleroux.ca
Ingredients: Apples, sulphites
Gluten Free: N/A
Sugar Content: N/A
Size(s) available: 500ml (bottle)
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Medium aroma. Fresh, sweet and pulpy natural apple juice smell.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Quickly semi-tart apples with slight acidity and punchy apple. Some astringency.
After Taste: Remains slightly tart with some dryness. Mild hints of sweetness. Long lingering flavour.
On ice: Carbonation reduced with a slight reduction in acidity.
Additional Notes: The Nation’Spiked (Dry) by Domaine Cléroux is a decently dry, semi-tart cider that is extra clean (no fermentation or other elements to impact the taste). It’s one of the most “apple-forward” ciders we have had. It would be hard to find a non-alcoholic cider that has this much apple flavour and punch – the underlying astringency enhances the natural fruit notes. Incredibly crisp.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 2
Sour – 3.5
Crisp – 5
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 4.5
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