Hard Way – Ramboozle
Name: Hard Way – Ramboozle w/ Raspberries
First sampled April 2020. Updated August 2020
|Brand: Hard Way Cider Co
Type: Flavoured – Raspberry
Location of Brewing: Bath, ON
Website Link: hardwaycider.com
Ingredients: Apples, raspberries, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A
Size(s) available: 500mL (bottle) + 355mL (cans)
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Strong aroma. Medium rum smell and strong tart raspberries
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation, medium astringency. Quick tart raspberries with some deep golden rum flavour. Mild crisp apples. Some oak notes.
After Taste: Raspberries dissipate but rum slighty increases and lingers. Crisp apple notes also increase.
On ice: Carbonation slightly reduced. Rum flavour and astringency reduced. More raspberry focused.
Additional Notes: The raspberry Ramboozle from Hard Way Cider Co. is medium on the rum punch and strong on the tart, crisp raspberry flavours, with apple being a third flavour noticed. With a golden rum flavour detected, it has a considerable astringency but not too strong to distract. Some oak notes are obvious throughout from the barreling process as well. The sweet and tart raspberry flavours compliment the rum flavours well.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 3.5
Crisp – 3.5
Dry – 3
Fruity – 4
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