Brewed by Cidrerie du Minot
Style: Cider
Hemmingford, Canada


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Varits de pommes McIntosh, Lobo, Cortland, Empire Apples Varieties

Inspir du cidre bouch traditionnel produit en Bretagne. L-bas, le cidre contenant du sucre rsiduel naturel subit une seconde fermentation en bouteille avant dtre commercialis avec la lie.

Le cidre BRUT bouch sur lie est obtenu par la seconde fermentation en cuve close dun cidre contenant du sucre rsiduel naturel. Le procd est suivi dune filtration avant lembouteillage. Un minimum de six mois de vieillissement sur lie est ncessaire pour assurer le succs de cette opration. Un cidre dune belle robe au reflet vert et dune fine effervescence. Toute la finesse et la fracheur de son nez sexpriment sous des armes de pomme mre, de poire, avec des notes dpices et de mie de pain. En bouche, une explosion de fracheur et de grce, relevant du parfait quilibre entre son caractre acidul et le sucre rsiduel.

Inspired by the traditional ciders produced in Britanny, where cider containing natural residual sugar undergoes a second in-bottle fermentation before being marketed with the dregs.

Brut, a cidre bouch aged on lees, is obtained through a second fermentation in closed tanks of cider containing natural residual sugar. It is then filtered before bottling, while having had a minimum of 6 months to age on lees. This cider has a beautiful robe with green reflections and a very fine effervescence. The finesse and freshness of the nose are expressed by aromas of ripe apples and pears with notes of spices and yeast. On the palate, the perfect balance of residual sugar and acidity from the aging on lees creates an explosion of freshness and grace.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Goldorak (438) - Montreal, Quebec, - NOV 1, 2009
Pale yellow, but with charming little effervescent bubbles that pearl to the rim of my glass. Du Minot is known for their sparkling ciders and I knew this one wouldnt dissapoint. The aroma at first was a bit off to me, yes it smelled like apples but it was more of an apple pure that smelled like freshly regurgitated baby food. Thankfully, as I drank more it wasnt as bad. The taste however, is totally spot on. Fresh and lively, great apple flavor, yes its dry but there is still a bit of residual sugar that makes it both refreshing and drinkable. This was the cider of the night for everyone at the tasting, and I agree. If only the smell was better, this would be an absolute knockout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (13548) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2017
A pale blonde bubbly cider with aroma of tart apples, light Brett, light herbaceous character, damp leaves, interesting. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity apple juice with light mineral notes, light Brett, light funk, very nice. Mondial des Cidres 2017.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2157) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2016
De fines bulles actives dans un liquide dor. Herbac et fruit au nez. Des poires et du bois sont aussi prsent. Des saveurs acidules et amres qui sont lgrement secoues par une effervescence vive, toutefois brve.. a semble poivr par moment, mais faiblement. Les pommes du Qubec sont lhonneur; Macintosh et Cortland, srement. a se boit aisment et cest bien apprciable. (1984-041016)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (5467) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2016
Rcolte 2012. Cidre scintillant et effervescent qui offre au nez et en bouche des pommes fraches et rustiques avec une touche de vin blanc. Simple mais efficace. Facile boire sur le bord de la piscine. La langue me ptille et la femme qui nage ct de moi est belle en tabarnouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (5900) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). Split 4-ways. Clear white-ish golden with a medium quickly vanishing white head. Aroma is of green apples, McIntosh, sugary notes, a bit of white wine and bread notes. Taste is soft with mild apples notes - more McIntosh than green apples here - sugary but not sweet, bread and hints of white wine. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Ample mouthfeel. Bone dry finish. Not as tasty and apple forward as their 2.5 % abv Crmant de Pomme we had just before but here again the mouthfeel is a strong selling point. Tasty, easy drinking for the abv and quenching because of the dryness. I liked it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (2210) - - FEB 16, 2015
Pretty standard apple cider. Thin and sticky, somewhat effervescent. Some white wine aspects. Not my favorite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 75cl ][ Cidrerie du Minot ][ Free ][ Champagne Flute ][ 5/27/14 ]
>> This is the red label c&c 750. Pours a champagne crystal clear white with soda foam. Nose is muted, carbon dioxide, green apple. Taste is white wine, bland Chardonnay. Finishes with a sharp tannic bite and is extremely dry. Apple skins, white wine acidity. It isnt cidery enough for me, replaceable by run of the mill Chardonnay. Not the type of cider to seek out in ice cider land.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8735) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
[5250-20130425] Bottle. Light apple dust aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick bubbly head. Dry apple notes in the flavour with a hint of something sweet. Light-medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(@ cidery, Hemmingford, QC)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
2013-04-25. Crisp bubbly body. Mild aroma of sweet apple, and similar fruity apple flavour, meant to be champagne like it has a mustiness to it that is similar, but I think I preferred the fruitiness of the Cremant de Pomme. Average to light bodied palate, effervescent. Decent but not my favorite of their offerings. Bottle, sampled at the cidery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (16952) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
Very pale with an austere aroma. Dryish, with lots of acidity and light fruitiness. Finishes with a hint of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (11014) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Sampled from the bottle. Poured a clear pale blonde with visible carbonation. Aroma was full of sweet apples with a bit of a backing vanilla note. Flavor started with sweet apples that mellowed slightly and a bit of vanilla and earthiness coming in the finish. Carbonation helped the beer pop.

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