Brewed by The Cider House / Domaine de Grand Pré
Style: Cider
Grand Pré, Canada


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
This golden, burnt amber cegape is made from both old and new apple varieties grown locally in the Annapolis Valley. This wine displays complex notes of baked apple, apricot and caramel, with a long, sweet finish of preserves.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5955) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle: Poured a deep gold color cider with aroma of sweet apple notes. Taste is dominated by sweet apple pie with limited complexity, i.e. no apple pie notes and sugar note are pretty straightforward. Still very enjoyable though maybe not as complex as I would like it to be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2009
[2103-20090419] 375mL bottle. Sweet apple sugars and thick syrup aroma. Clear, amber orange body with no head. Sweet fresh cold apple flavour. Medium body. Well-integrated, very tasty, and nicely hidden alcohol.
(w/ jerc, others)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
garthicus (2912) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 20, 2009
Shared by Jerc and Mabel with Blankboy and I. Appearance: ’Has legs’ clear orange, no head. Aroma: Cooking apples, alcohol, candy. Flavour: WOW, bitter, sweet, bitter, sweet and bitter again! Honey, alcohol, very intense, I love it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7278) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2009
Bottle (375ml) shared with garthicus, jerc & mabel -- c/o j&m. Pours an oily-looking, deep clear golden-orange with no head -- it looks great! Sweet and tart aroma of apples. Flavour is sweet and tastes of tart apples, of course, along with some alcohol and some hints of dry white wine and spices. Oily mouthfeel. Very good stuff, I really enjoyed it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2008
(375ml bottle) Sampled at Ciderwinder 5 in Victoria. Obtained from OKBeer. Great deep burnt orange colour. Tart and sweet nose. Flavour is very sweet pear with an apple-cinnamon finish. Slightly above average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mandrake (14) - Chester, Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2007
Deep amber-gold, no carbonation. Lots of caramel, apple pie, and spices. Some alcohol apparent. Flavour is a bit more subdued, quite sweet, with wine-like notes alongside the apple and fewer spices showing up. Very full-bodied, quite sticky, which leads to a lengthy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2006
I’ve had this many times, but never got around to rating it until now. 375 ml bottle. Deep golden colour. Aroma is sweet and intense showing baked apple pie, light acidity in back, brown sugar and even some breadiness. Chewy sweet texture, light alcohol and a tingly spiciness in back. Well balanced desert cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2006
Clear, dark amber w/ some small, frothy bubbles . Aroma of apples, cheese, caramel & burnt toast. Thick, chewy feel. Apple pie & cream cheese flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2006
Apple liqueur aroma, light copper, taste is sticky apple sauce, kind of sweet, ordinary, save for the pretentious word in the description, what the heck is cegape? Thanks jerc.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GregClow (3217) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2006
Bottle shared with a bunch of folks at Doug’s - courtesy of jerc. Light caramel-orange colour. Warm, sweet nose of caramel-covered apples. Warm, sweet flavour of apple juice with a hint of something stronger - gin? vodka? - seems strange, but it really works.

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