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Wards Cider

Wards Cider
Picker’s Hut Winter Spice Cider

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 6.0%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Wards Cider
Picker’s Hut Winter Spice Cider

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 6.0%
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of caramel drizzled peach, spiced orange tea, grapefruit zest, chai latte, carrot cake, and nutmeg with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and an involved, medium-long finish with touches of clove finish. A complex spiced cider with a lingering finish; a lovely, harmonious example.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: caramel drizzled peach, spiced orange tea, grapefruit zest, chai latte, carrot cake, and nutmeg
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with touches of clove
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Chicken Kebobs, BBQ Chicken
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A complex spiced cider with a lingering finish; a lovely, harmonious example.

The Producer

Wards Cider

The Producer
1,2287 Ward Rd
Kelowna, BC V1W 4R5
Canada
1 778-583-1876

Specialty Cider

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Serve in a Pokal
Specialty ciders include all ciders that do not fit neatly into other categories. These ciders may be barrel-aged, dry-hopped, spiced, made with single or heirloom apple varietals, fermented with an exotic or wild yeast strain, or any combination of these techniques. Ciders in this category have a diverse set of flavors, aromas and alcohol content. Most specialty ciders have seasonal or limited availability, but are becoming more readily available year-round as the category grows in popularity.

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