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Growers – Pear Cider

Growers – Pear Cider

Cider Profile:

Name: Growers Pear Cider
Sampled April 2016

Brand: Growers Cider Company
Type: Perry
Location of Brewing: Niagara Falls, Ontario
ABV: 5%
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Ingredients: Carbonated water, cider, glucose-fructose, natural flavour, citric acid, ascorbic acid, potassium sorbate, caramel.
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/ASize(s) available: 473mL (cans)
Availability: All year – The Wine Rack
Flavour: Pear
Colour: Almost translucent with a slight hue of yellow
Carbonation: Medium carbonation bubble sizes and frequency.


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: medium-level aroma of a Bartlett pear. Sweet but also slightly earthy.
Initial Taste: A very strong and sweet pear taste. Some artificial flavours noticeable. Some hints of apple.
After Taste: Some slight sour notes, but mostly sweet flavours remain in mouth. Has an almost vanilla frosting flavour finish. Has a long lingering flavour.
On ice Carbonation bubbles become much bigger. The flavour remains almost the same as without ice, but it becomes slightly more sweet and ‘sugary’ in taste.

Additional Notes: It’s as close to as eating a fresh, ripe pear as you can get.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4.5
Sour – 1.5
Crisp – 3.5
Dry – 1
Fruity – 4

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

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