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Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple

Heritage Estate – Eden’s Apple

Cider Profile:

Name:  Heritage Estate Eden’s Apple
Sampled October 2019

Brand: Heritage Estate Winery & Cidery
Apple – Semi-Sweet
Location of Brewing: Barrie, ON
Website Link:
Gluten Free:
Sugar Content: 45 g/L

Size(s) available: 473mL (can)
At Heritage Estate’s retail store 
Cloudy sunshine yellow
Infrequent, small streaming bubbles

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium aroma. Sweet, musty, slightly earthy. Mild sulphur notes.
Initial Taste: Medium bite from acidity, mild carbonation. Quick burst of sweet, tangy apples (slightly caramelized). Some earthiness. Banana, lemon and honey notes.
After Taste: Caramelized apple flavour continues. Mild acidity and mustiness. Semi-sweet, yeast-based finish.
On ice: Carbonation cut. Smoother with a bit less flavour. More citrus notes.

Additional Notes:  Eden’s Apple is indeed a semi-sweet cider but it is not sugary on the palate whatsoever. Rather creamy, it almost melts in the mouth. Defined by a tangy, thicker, caramelized apple flavour, it ends on a noticeable yeast-like flavour and sensation. Has a lot of unique character notes like banana and lemon. Very full bodied and full flavoured.

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

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – Brickworks – Queen Street 501
More Sour – Thornbury – Original Apple Cider
More Dry – Ironwood – Original
More Crisp – Clafeld – Smashed Apple

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