D’ont Poke the Bear – Berry
Name: D’ont Poke the Bear – Berry
Sampled August 2020
|Brand: Generations Wine Company Ltd.
Type: Flavoured – Berry
Location of Brewing: Toronto, ON
Website Link: dontpokethebear.com
Ingredients: Cider, sugar (glucose), black currant, concentrate, natural flavours, potassium metabisulphite, sulphites.
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 35 g/L
Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Strong aroma. Berry and floral notes with sweet apples.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Slightly tart black currant and generic berry flavours mixed with a semi-sweet apple base.
After Taste: Black current notes make way for more raspberry and strawberry-esque flavours. Becomes slightly filmy and a little bit of a dry mouthfeel. Long-lingering flavour.
On ice: Cuts carbonation and apple flavour. Thinner mouth feel.
Additional Notes: D’ont Poke the Bear Berry is a sweeter cider that is quite fruit-focused. It has a thicker body that is a bit gritty to consume and lingers awhile. Raspberry and strawberry notes really drive the cider at the finish.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4
Sour – 3
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 4
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