The Old Tun – Original Cider
Name: The Old Tun – Original Cider
Sampled October 2020
|Brand: The Old Tun (Ridge Point Wine)
Type: Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Niagara, ON
Website Link: theoldtun.com
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A Size(s) available: 500ml (bottle)
Availability: Online via Drink Collab
Colour: Translucent sunshine yellow
Carbonation: Large, streaming bubbles
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Strong aroma. Pulpy apple with some acidic notes.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Apple is slightly funky and earthy. Not overly forward with some woody elements and citrus/orange notes.
After Taste: Apple flavour dissipates and leaves earthy/funky fermentation notes and yeast elements. Some astringency.
On ice: Reduced flavour and carbonation
Additional Notes: The Old Tun Original Cider is a pulpy, slightly earthy and funky cider that has strong citrus flavours – in particular unique orange and lemon notes. It’s not overly apple forward, and features a tingly carbonation. Underlying astringency and farmhouse notes provide some depth.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 1.5
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 2
Dry – 4
Fruity – 2
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