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Grey & Gold – Wildflower

Grey & Gold – Wildflower

Cider Profile:

Name: Grey & Gold – Wildflower
Sampled October 2020

Brand:  Grey & Gold Cider Company
Type: Flavoured – Floral
Location of Brewing: Clarksburg, ON
ABV: 6.5%
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Ingredients: N/A
Gluten Free: N/A
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500ml (bottles)
Availability: Grey & Gold retail store
Flavour: Floral
Colour: Transparent sunshine yellow
Carbonation: Large bubbles that mostly stay on the side of the glass


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Lighter aroma. Acidic, earthy, funky elements. Minimal to no floral aspects.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation and acidity. Clean, juicy apple. Quick, delicate chamomile. Creamy vanilla.
After Taste: Apples weaken. Floral notes become stronger. Jasmine hints. Ends on light and bright flowers.
On ice: Mild carbonation reduction. Slightly smoother. No flavour change.

Additional Notes:  The Wildflower by Grey & Gold is a very delicate flower-forward cider that does not taste anything like it smells. With dreamy chamomile and other floral hints like jasmine, and a creamy vanilla, it’s a garden escape in the spring in a glass. Apple notes are incredibly clean, slightly acidic and juicy  but aren’t the focus here. The softest offering (in a very positive sense) we’ve had from Grey & Gold who many times go bold with pungent elements like spruce and fennel. Comforting and relaxing. 

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 3.5
Dry – 3
Fruity – 3 

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Coffin Ridge – Lavender Earl Grey
More Sour – County – Elderflower Sour
More Dry – Clafeld – Rose Hip Cider
More Crisp – 

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