Cidrerie du Minot Crémant de Pomme du Minot

Brewed by Cidrerie du Minot
Style: Cider
Hemmingford, Canada


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
Les pommes sont cueillies à la main et broyées en une seule pressée. Viennent ensuite les étapes de fermentation à basse température et de prise de mousse en cuve close, sans addition de sucre.

Un cidre mousseux, tout en finesse, au bouquet intense de pomme fraîche. L’équilibre entre ses bulles, son sucre naturel et sa belle acidité en font un cidre unique et inimitable.

The apples are handpicked, crushed, and pressed only once. They are then fermented at low temperatures in sealed tanks, creating natural effervescence with no added sugars.

A light sparkling cider with only 2.5% alcohol and an intense bouquet of fresh, slightly sweet apples. A good balance between bubbles, natural sugars and acidity makes this cider unique.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL (7299) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2017
Bouteille claire de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Odeur de pommes mûres. Apparence: La couleur est paille avec une très faible densité de bulle. Saveur: Goût de pommes légèrement sucrées. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement sucré. (Rating #7261)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (1459) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2017
750ml bottle. Crystal clear pale blonde, effervescent bubbles and a thin ring of white foam. Flavors are green apple flesh/skin and apple candy with floral notes. Light body, lively carbonation, slick texture. Dry tangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (13843) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle - Light fresh green apple. Clear gold with a ton of bubbles. Lots of green apple with a light sweet finish. Very sweet and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (5360) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Superbe cidre de début de journée, bien parfumé par les pommes et légèrement acidulé pour une prise en bouche des plus intéressantes. Belles bulles naturelles et finale rafraîchissante. J’aime également les notes de vin blanc et de fleurs qui nuancent le tout agréablement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (5760) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). Split 4-ways. Clear white-ish golden with a foamy quickly vanishing white head. Aroma is of fresh McIntosh apples along sugary - not artifical - notes and mild grassy presence. Taste is mildly acidic with again fresh McIntosh apples flesh and mild grassy notes. Light body, but never watery. Big persistent bubbles, never too agressive, but giving a nice ample mouthfeel. Apple flesh finish. I was impressed by how present the apple is in this one which is not often the case with low abv cider. This is quite tasty and extremely easy to drink. Good job on the mouthfeel as well, I think there’s not another cidery doing a better job than Du Minot with "bubbles" in Québec. The free 1 oz sample you can get at the cidery won’t give justice to this one, it’s worth buying a bottle to give it a proper try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2100) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 4, 2015
Doré très pâle sans traces aucunes de mousse ou de viscosité. Un nez de cidre respectable, avec de beaux arômes de pommes mûres et de fleurs printanières. C’est plutôt savoureux du haut de ces 2.5%. De bonnes pommes juteuses et acidulées. Les mâchoires réagissent un peu à clés-ci. C’est goûteux et bien agréable à boire. (1669-291115)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (7915) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle sampled at Mondial 2015 with Linh, Ken and Nica. Pours a clear white body with frothy foamy head. Moutheel is thin, dry and lightly tart with notes of green apple skins, fresh grass, white wine and a faint perfume character. Very interesting, but in comparison to some stellar ice ciders, this one takes the back seat hard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 75cl ][ Cidrerie du Minot ][ Free ][ Champagne Flute ][ 5/27/14 ]
>> Should be a Doux cider, but doesn’t come across as that. This one has almost nothing in common with its Rose counterpart. Clear white pour with soda foam. Odd, leafy nose- raw green apple and grass. Taste brings green apple and white wine acid, almost no sugar surprisingly. Strange that their 2.5% ciders aren’t sweet at all. Not sure how they accomplish this. This one is quite simple and pricey, so wasn’t the type of thing I was after in ice cider land, those the Rose version was pretty yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (8652) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
[5247-20130425] Bottle. Intense MacIntosh apple influence on the aroma with a touch of musty old barrel. Clear, light white yellow body with a quick bubbly white head. More Mac apples in the flavour with a nice lasting finish. Medium body. Interesting musty notes throughout. (7/4/7/4/16) 3.8
(@ cidery, Hemmingford, QC)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10145) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
2013-04-25. Yellow body, musty apple skin aroma. 6+ Sweetish flavour, fruity, relatively mild but impressive for such a low abv product. Average to light bodied palate. Enjoyable. Bottle, sampled at the cidery

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