Name: Rock Creek – Dry Apple
Sampled December 2017 (Updated June 2020)
|Brand: Big Rock Brewery
Type: Apple – Crisp
Location of Brewing: Calgary, AB
Website Link: bigrockbeer.com
Ingredients: Hard Apple Cider, Ginger, Cinnamon, Vanilla extract, Sulphites
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 24g/lSize(s) available: 355ml Can 4 pack, 473ml Can
Availability: Alberta and BC liquor stores, Big Rock Retail Store(s) & LCBO (2020)
Colour: Transparent, rustic golden yellow
Carbonation: Medium still sized bubbles – with small streaming bubbles
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Very minimal. Sweet and tart apple aromas
Initial Taste: livht bite from carbonation. A single semi-dry apple flavour that becomes very prevalent.
After Taste: Carbonation and flavour dissipate quickly. Some elements of tangieness and earthiness. Sugary residue that lingers. Very short aftertaste, slight cinnamon notes if you know its in the drink.
On ice: Less flavour and carbonation.
Additional Notes: Rock Creek Dry Apple Cider is one of the most crisp ciders we have come across. It’s a single apple flavour, that dissipates extra quick. A more minimalist cider that would also refresh when in need of hydration. Not a lot to it overall, simple but refreshing.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2
Crisp – 4.5
Dry – 2.5
Fruity – 2.5
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