Pelee Island – Hopping Apple
Name: Pelee Island – Hopping Apple
Sampled June 2020
|Brand – Pelee Island Winery
Type: Apple – Hopped
Location of Brewing: Kingsville, ON
Website Link: peleeisland.com
Ingredients: Apple juice, hops, yeast
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A
Size(s) available: 375mL (bottle)
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Light aroma. Apple flesh with hops. Hints of bubble-gum and lychee.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Mild acidity. Filtered, clean apple flavour. Tangy elements are slightly behind the sweetness.
After Taste: Apple flavour remains the same with sweet hops flavour appearing that provide bubble gum and lychee notes. Crisp, acidic finish.
On ice: Less carbonation. Less tangy and flavour ‘pop’.
Additional Notes: The Hopping Apple Cider from Pelee Island is a very light and breezy offering, providing for a very pleasant hopped experience that is not bitter or harsh at all. With bubble gum and lychee notes prevalent from the hopping, it has a light tart and acidic apple body that has some white wine influences in it. Wonderful for picnic drinking.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 3.5
Crisp – 3.5
Dry – 2
Fruity – 3
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