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Front Road – Lakeside Hard Cider

Front Road – Lakeside Hard Cider

Cider Profile:

Name:   Front Road – Lakeside Hard Cider
Sampled April 2020

Brand: Front Road Cellers – Blueberry Estate Hills
Type:
Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing: St. Williams, ON
ABV:
6%
Website Link:
blueberry-hill.ca
Ingredients:  
N/A
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content:  N/A

Size(s) available: 355 mL (bottle)
Availability:
Blueberry Hill Estates Retail Store + Online Store
Flavour:
Apple
Colour:
Transparent, bold golden yellow
Carbonation:
Small, frequently streaming bubbles



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Sharp, caramelized apples, slightly pulpy.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Quick caramelized and clean apple flavour. Mild crab-apple flavour.
After Taste: Apple flavour continues the same and lingers. Ends semi-sweet. Mild honey notes.
On ice: Elements are slightly diminished but not much difference.

Additional Notes: Front Road Cellars’ Lakeside Hard Cider is an extra clean, sessionable cider that features a strong and rich caramelized apple flavour, without any unwanted fermentation notes. With a flavour journey that remains almost the same from start to finish, it’s tangy and definably crisp, apple forward –  it is not messing around with other distracting elements.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 5
Dry – 3
Fruity – 4

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Thornbury – Original Apple Cider
More Sour – Bonnieheath –  Folkin Hard Fresh Apple
More Dry – County Cider – A Tortured Path
More Crisp – 

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