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Revel – Good Evening

Revel – Good Evening

Cider Profile:

Name: Revel – Good Evening
Sampled October 2020

Brand:  Revel Cider
Type: Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Guelph, ON
ABV: 7.8%
Website Link: revelcider.ca
Ingredients: Cortland cider, vidal, honey, honeycomb
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A 

Size(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Availability: Revel Retail Store and Online Store
Flavour: Apple
Colour:  Cloudy pale yellow
Carbonation: Mixture of bubble sizes, bubbly



Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Pulpy and creamy apple notes. Slightly acetic. Hints of honey.
Initial Taste: Medium bite. Quick red apple taste, especially peel. Some acidity and tannins.
After Taste: Apples continue but white wine notes emerge. Becomes creamier. Ends on delicate honey notes. Lingering apple tannins that are fresh tasting.
On ice: Carbonation reduced. Much crisper and smoother. All flavour elements reduced.

Additional Notes:  Revel’s Good Evening fits into their grand scheme of cider offerings but is unique in its red apple focus and delicate honey notes at the finish. Crisp, acidic and decently tannic. It has vidal blended into it, but it’s not dominating, and only adds mild flavour and body characteristics. 

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

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