The Old Tun – Russet
Name: The Old Tun – Russet
Sampled October 2020
|Brand: The Old Tun (Ridgeport Wine inc)
Type: Apple – Dry
Location of Brewing: Niagara, ON
Website Link: theoldtun.ca
Gluten Free: N/A
Sugar Content: N/A Size(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Availability: Drink Collab Online Store
Colour: Translucent, sunshine yellow
Carbonation: Large, infrequently streaming bubbles
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Light aroma. Sweet apple. Bright, light apples with some acidic notes.
Initial Taste: Light bite from carbonation. Bright apple with some earthy and nutty elements. Light bodied with some vanilla elements.
After Taste: Apple becomes less present, barrel age elements become more noticeable as time goes on. Finished slightly woody and mostly dry, kind of juicy.
On ice: Slightly less apple focused and flavourful, however quite similar.
Additional Notes: The Russet Cider from The Old Tun is a barrel aged single-varietal cider but lighter than most other barrel aged offerings. Tastes quite similar to the unfermented flesh and skin of the apple. Vanilla and woody notes, with a pretty traditional apple flavour of the Russet apple. Light bodied and smooth, its easy to drink (particularly for being a barrel-aged cider)
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 2
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 3.5
Dry – 3.5
Fruity – 3.5
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