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Brickworks Lemonade Cider Radler

Brickworks Lemonade Cider Radler

Cider Profile:

Name:   Brickworks Lemonade Cider Radler
Sampled June 2019

Brand: Brickworks Ciderhouse
Apple – Radler
Location of Brewing:  Toronto, ON
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Cider, carbonated water, lemon juice, cane sugar
Gluten Free:
Sugar Content: 52g/l

Size(s) available: 473mL (cans)
LCBO and Brickworks Ciderhouse
Lemon and Apples
Hazy lemonade yellow
Medium infrequently streaming bubbles

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Semi-strong aroma. Crisp lemon dominates. Mild sweet apple undertones.
Initial Taste: Mild bite from carbonation and acidity. Quick lemonade flavour. Batch 1904 Cider easily detectable.
After Taste: Lemon continues and lingers. Sweet, semi-sugary. Mild musty base. Ends crisp and sweet.
On ice: Reduces carbonation. A bit thinner in body and taste. More watery.

Additional Notes: A very straightforward offering, the Brickworks Radler is indeed some parts lemonade and some parts their original Batch 1904 Cider; however, it does lean more on the lemonade side. Crisp and sweet, it refreshes and is perfect for summer. One of the first cider radlers we’ve seen to be offered commercially – and admittedly more balanced than our home attempts at a cider radler.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 4
Sour –3.5
Crisp – 4
Dry – 3
Fruity – 4.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Somersby – Rose
More Sour – County – Feral Cider
More Dry – Clafeld – Disco Lemonade 
More Crisp – Brickworks – Queen Street 501

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