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Fieldbird – Sing Song (2018)

Fieldbird – Sing Song (2018)

Cider Profile:

Name: Fieldbird – Sing Song (2018)
Sampled August 2021

Brand: Fieldbird Cider
Type: Apple – Traditional
Location of Brewing: Bloomfield, ON
ABV: 10.5%
Website Link: fieldbirdcider.com
Ingredients: N/A
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A 

Size(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Availability: Fieldbird Retail and online store
Flavour: Apple
Colour: Translucent, Pale Yellow
Carbonation: Medium, Frequently Streaming


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Cellared, earthy and slightly pulpy apple. Some astringency.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Followed by earthy and pulpy dry but bright apple notes. Some acidity and fermentation notes. Effervescent.
After Taste: Apple flavour reduced with more fermentation elements, becoming drier and then cleaning out, leaving little residual taste.
On ice: Heavily reduced carbonation, smoother and flavour

Additional Notes:  An original offering from Fieldbird Cider, the 2018 Sing Song is a dry, pulpy and earthy cider that’s easy to consume. A lot of elements with these bright apples, and one of the more crisp offerings. Complex but not confusing for the palate. Remember to let it breathe a bit as it does foam greatly when poured – even though it’s not overly carbonated when consumed. 

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 1.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 3
Dry – 4.5
Fruity – 3

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Duxbury – Side Road
More Sour – Ironwood – Original Cider
More Dry – 
More Crisp – Heritage Estates – Dragon’s Gold

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