Brewed by La Face Cachée de la Pomme
Style: Ice Cider/Ice Perry
Hemmingford, Canada
Serve in Flute, Stem glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
In the fall, very ripe apples are hand picked and stored at cool temperatures until the end of December. Once winter arrives, the fruit is pressed and the juice obtained is placed outside in the intense January cold. During crystallization, the water separates from the sugars by NATURAL CRYOCONCENTRATION. After few days of intense cold, concentrated must, representing 1/5 of the initial quantity of juice, is collected by gravity. The must is then placed in OAK barrels where it ferments for at least eight months at low temperatures. Raised on lees for 4 months in barrels, it was then assembled and bottled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34322) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2011
Bottled. An amber ice cider with no head. The aroma has notes of apples, sirup, alcohol. The flavor is sweet alcohol, apples, spices, and sirup, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. Thanks fiulijn for sharing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marko (4948) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 6, 2011
Alex (fiulijn) got me enough to rate. ENORMOUS thanks! Poured a lovely full golden body. The nose was marzipan punschrullar, chocolate and apples. Wow! Sweet taste but not overly so. Marzipan, chocolate, apple, some vague typical cider funk in the background. Rosewater? Shit this is good. More than I expected!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (40418) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
From bottle as Neige Éternelle, courtesy of fiulijn. Pours clear and golden orange, no head. Light curtains on the glass when swirled. Aroma is dense apples, sweet, light sugarish and with a mild acidic touch. Mild citric, sweet, dense apple and smooth. Velvet. Goes into a sweet, smooth and yet light crisp citric touch into the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2015
2015-03-25, tasting at Matt’s, vintage 2009, 6 years old, 10% ABV, 8-5-9-5-18
Pefect balance of sugars and acids.

2011-09-02, corked bottle from L’Epicerie, Paris, as Neige Éternelle; Recolte 2004, 7 years old; 9-5-9-5-18=46
Gold color; it pours viscous. Deep, warming aroma of apples and stewed apples, with light citrus acidity, English apple pie, mature pineapple, and a trace of hazelnuts. Thick body, velvety mouthfeel; powerful and syrupy apple juice flavor, with just accents of caramelization; there is a high acidity that perfectly balances the sugars, a touch of pineapple too, and the delicate fruitiness of ripe strawberries; complex and balanced. The final is warming, sweet, acidic, long.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Sampled from the bottle. Poured a clear deep golden yellow with no head whatsoever. Aroma was full of sweet apples giving a bit of baked/candied apple note with a hint of backing caramel. Flavor began was intensely sweet throughout with baked and candied apples, yet still reminded me of fresh apples. A bit syrupy on the tongue.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2011
Den skal bare smages! Vanilje, æble, gylden, klar, cremet, flad, Sød og syrlig, perfekt og meget intens smag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Bottle... One to two sips was really all I needed of this incredible golden beverage. Very fortified, super sweet, but went down so smooth. The apple played like juice concentrate here and were very tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010

Bottle 200ml. clear glass bottle.

[ As a Face Cachee de la Pomme Neige Eternelle ].
[ Trade by asheft ].Clear medium orange color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to heavy apple, wood, and apple, aroma is so intense. Flavor is heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long long long duration, intense apples. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light moderate alcohol. [20101119]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle @ Friday Night Ulfborg Thing. Thanks to J&C. Pours clear golden with no head. Woody, fresh and ripe apples. A bit of alcohol. Sweet, oily and vaguely sticky. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Bottle. Pours a rustic honey amber body with scant bubbles. Nice vinous legs adrift the glass. Fresh tart apples, honey, wooden honey and apple tones. Light tart apple finish with a mildly acidic tone.

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