KW Craft – Wild Cherry
Name: KW Craft – Wild Cherry
Sampled March 2021
|Brand: KW Craft Cider
Type: Flavoured – Cherry
Location of Brewing: Waterloo, ON
Ingredients: Apples, sugars (concentrated cherry juice,
cane sugar),champagne yeast, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A Size(s) available: 473ml (can)
Availability: KW Craft online store, St. Jacobs Farmers Market,
coming soon LCBO & Grocery
Colour: Transparent dark rose
Carbonation: Large bubbles & small streaming
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Strong aroma. Sweet, candied cherry (like a cherry blaster)
Initial Taste: Medium bite from carbonation + acidity. Strong sweet, candied cherry. Sharp apple base. Some mild bitterness.
After Taste: Cherry becomes slightly more dry. Familiar KW apple base really comes through. Long lingering cherry and fermentation flavour.
On ice: Less carbonation. Tastes less alcoholic.
Additional Notes: KW Craft’s Wild Cherry is the spring-release cider you need to celebrate the warming weather, made with montmorency cherries Niagara. With a candied, sweet cherry flavour throughout, it gives us some serious cherry blaster vibes but its not too sweet. It has a very familiar KW Craft Cider dry apple base that we love in their original flagship cider. Very sharp flavours – including noticeable fermentation elements – with some tingly carbonation, make this a very satisfying flavoured hard cider to consume.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 3
Crisp – 4
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 4
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