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Pommies – Mimosa

Pommies – Mimosa

Cider Profile:

Name:   Pommies Cider – Mimosa
Sampled June 2020

Brand: Pommies Cider Co. (Southern Cliff Brands)
Type:
Flavoured – Orange
Location of Brewing:
Caledon, ON
ABV:
5.5%
Website Link:
pommies.com
Ingredients:
Cider, sugar, (orange juice)
Gluten Free:
Yes
Sugar Content: 35 g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
Availability: 
LCBO
Flavour:
Orange
Colour:
Hazy, sunflower yellow
Carbonation: Medium, very infrequent streaming bubbles (Lots of carbonation on pour)



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Mild aroma. Semi-sweet but natural orange juice with some tart apple notes
Initial Taste: Mild bite from carbonation. Some semi-tart apple notes followed by a light pulpy orange juice.
After Taste: Becomes more orange juice-like in mouth feel, with some filmy/pulpy aftertaste.  Apple becomes cleaner upon finish.
On ice: Carbonation and sweet apple flavour is reduced, almost no apple flavour on ice.

Additional Notes: Pommies’ Mimosa is an interesting cider – it’s similar in carbonation and depth of a mimosa but without the wine.  Less apple and lighter than usual for a cider, it is pretty orange forward, but a bit thinner than drinking straight orange juice. Really only apple and orange notes in this, so very straightforward – little fermentation or alcoholic taste, even at 5.5%.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 3
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 2
Fruity – 4

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple
More Sour – Coffin Ridge – Tropical Hopped
More Dry – Clafeld – Disco Lemonade
More Crisp – Ernest – Impeachmint Cider

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