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Loch Mór – Hopped

Loch Mór – Hopped

Cider Review

Name: Loch Mór – Hopped
Sampled August 2020

Brand: Loch Mór Cider Company
Type: Apple – Hopped
Location of Brewing: Hillier, ON
ABV: 7.9%
Website Link: lochmorecider.com
Ingredients: Apples, hops, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 500ml (bottle)
Availability: From Loch Mór retail store and online
Flavour: Hopped
Colour: Hazy straw-yellow
Carbonation: Small, streaming bubbles



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Strong aroma. Sweet apple with floral hops that smell like elderflower
Initial Taste: Minimal bite. Thick, creamy apples with smooth hops. Lots of delicate floral notes.
After Taste: Apples dissipate, leaving floral hops and some citrus notes. No bitterness like some hopped ciders have. Long lasting in the mouth, including some tannins.
On ice: Slightly thinner, but little change.

Additional Notes:  The Loch Mór Cider Hopped Cider is a smooth blend of semi-tannic apples with creamy hops that are not bitter at all.  Hops are floral in nature with a small amount of citrus notes.  On or off ice ice, does not affect the flavour that much.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Ardiel – Big John Hop Cider
More Sour – Howell Road – Hopping Cider
More Dry – Kings Mill – Hopped
More Crisp – Duxbury – Titled Barn

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