Waupoos – Premium Cider
Name: Waupoos Premium Cider
Sampled September 2016 (Updated May 2019)
|Brand: County Cider Company
Location of Brewing: Picton, Ontario
Website Link: www.countyciderco.com
Ingredients: Late season apples, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 28g/LSize(s) available: 341ml (glass bottles – 4x boxes)
Availability: All year – LCBO, grocery stores, Retail store at cidery, various bars on-tap
Colour: Pale golden yellow
Carbonation: Medium-large streaming bubbles
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Medium apple smell with a mixture of acidic, musty and sweet notes
Initial Taste: Strong acidic bite and flavour. Some musty and bitter notes. Various apple flavour medley detected – including golden delicious and cooking apples.
After Taste: cider taste becomes thick and somewhat syrupy in the mouth. Some bitter notes remain with it becoming sweeter on the palate. Flavour dissipates semi-quickly in the mouth.
On ice: Carbonation is cut on ice. The acidity is cut with the sweetness enhanced.
Additional Notes: Waupoos is a more traditional, easy-drinking cider but is quite unique with very different apple characteristics than big batch, more ‘commercial’ ciders. The aged cider apples give the cider a lot of depth and maturity in flavour. Waupoos is a more crisp cider offering than some of the other County Ciders produced.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 4
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 3
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