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Flying Canoe – Hard Cider

Flying Canoe – Hard Cider

Cider Profile:

Name:  Flying Canoe – Hard Cider
Sampled March 2017

Brand:  Flying Canoe Cider
Type:
Hard Cider
Location of Brewing:
Ottawa, ON
ABV
: 5%
Website Link:  
flyingcanoehardcider.com
Ingredients:
Apples, Sulfates
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: N/ASize(s) available: 473ml
Availability:
LCBO, various grocery stores, various bars in Eastern Ontario
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:  
Orangeish-Yellow (Almost looks like orange juice)
Carbonation:
Hard to see small bubbles, bigger but less prevalent on-ice
 

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Faint to medium, sweet apple with hints of wine and citrus aromas.
Initial Taste: Small bite. Sweet apple with a citrus undertone.
After Taste: Mild sour undertones with a tangy fleshy apple aftertaste that stays for a while.
On ice:  Flavour and carbonation bite is cut on ice. Easier to drink.  Slightly more candied.

Additional Notes: A very pub-oriented and approachable cider, Flying Canoe is tangy and crisp to enjoy. Juicy apple flavour drive the cider from start to finish, with a hint of tannins.  With subtle notes of citrus (sweet orange), this unique cider does not taste very alcoholic but still manages to warm the core.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 4
Dry – 1.5
Fruity – 4

Next recommendations:
More Sweet –TBA
More Sour – TBA
More Dry – TBA
More Crisp – TBA

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