Duntroon – Shaker Hill Blush
Name: Duntroon – Shaker Hill Blush
Sampled March 2021
|Brand: Duntroon Cyder House
Type: Apple – Rosé
Location of Brewing: Duntroon, ON
Website Link: duntrooncyderhouse.com
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A
Size(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Medium aroma. Pulpy apples. Slightly sulphuric elements. Some rose notes.
Initial Taste: Medium bite from acidity and some carbonation. Strong, puckering sour tannic apples that have dry and peel elements. Some lemon elements.
After Taste: Once carbonation reduces, becomes more gritty and drier. Has lots of red apple peel notes. Slightly woody in the aftertaste.
On ice: Thinner, less carbonation.
Additional Notes: The Shaker Hill Blush by Duntroon Cyder House is a smooth but sour experience. Dry with a lot of tannic notes, its sour, earthy and very red apple peel focused. A lot of red apple and lemon elements make this puckering but not overwhelming. Mild rosé notes that have a strawberry lemonade vibe. Quite a similar sustained sour throughout the flavour journey.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 1.5
Sour – 4.5
Crisp – 2
Dry – 4
Fruity – 4
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