Name: Somersby – Rose
Sampled August 2019
|Brand: Somersby (Carlsberg Canada Inc)
Location of Brewing: Falkenberg, Denmark
Website Link: somersbycider.com
Ingredients: water, apple wine (water, sugar, apple juice concentrate), sugar, apple juice concentrate, carbon dioxide, citric acid (acidifier), natural flavours, potassium sorbate, colours (Caramel carmines, anthocyanins)
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: 72 g/LSize(s) available: 500ml Can
Colour: Translucent rose-gold.
Carbonation: Large, infrequently streaming bubbles.
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Semi-strong, pungent extra ripe fruit.
Initial Taste: Medium bite that dissipates quickly. Becomes very sugary and fruit forward. Almost crunchy from the sugar elements. Caddied floral notes present.
After Taste: Some filmy notes, Finishes with strawberry and other berries. Extra sweet finish but not overly long lasting.
On ice: Slightly less sugary on ice.
Additional Notes: Somersby Rose is a very commercial version of the popular trend for ciders. Its light, very sugar forward (at 72g/l one of the highest we have seen) and cocktail like. Those who are a fan of the line might enjoy a slight variation to the original. We suggest it on ice (with most of the other Somersby) to help cut the sweetness.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 5
Sour – 2
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 2
Fruity – 3
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