Name: Brickworks – Lime Margarita Cider
Sampled April 2021
|Brand: Brickworks Cider House
Type: Flavoured – Lime
Location of Brewing: Toronto, ON
Website Link: theciderhouse.ca
Ingredients: Cider, water, sugar, concentrated lime juice,
himalayan pink salt, mint, sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A Size(s) available: 473ml (can)
Availability: Brickworks Summer Mix Pack (2021)
Colour: Translucent straw-yellow
Carbonation: Large on glass, fine frequently streaming
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Medium aroma. Sweet lime with a hit of green apple. Saltiness.
Initial Taste: Medium bite. Mix of sweet dessert apples and sweet and tart lime. Bright apples similar to other Brickworks options. Hint of mint that is slightly cooling.
After Taste: Apple reduces and almost becomes unnoticeable. Lime becomes much stronger and sour. Some salt notes. Salt leaves the mouth feeling dry and thirsty.
On ice: Reduced flavour overall, less carbonation.
Additional Notes: The Lime Margarita Cider from Brickworks Cider House is a departure from their more traditional bright and sweet offerings. It starts apple forward, and finishes very lime-aid like with salt notes. Its sour but not puckering. A great summer treat but might make you continue to drink from the salt. A light interpretation of a margarita cider.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 2
Sour – 3.5
Crisp – 2
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 3.5
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