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Citizen Cider: The Lake Hopper

Citizen Cider: The Lake Hopper

Basic Info about the Cider

Cider: The Lake Hopper

Cidery: Citizen Cider

Origin: Burlington, VT, USA

Alcohol by volume: 6.2%

Color: Pale yellow


Our Review of the Cider

Julia's Thoughts and Rating:

Lake Hopper has some bite up front.  It also has a bit of carbonation right off the bat, which causes your tongue to tingle, and that tingling continues till the end of the sip.  About midway through the sip, a hint of lemon comes through, and it finishes with a hoppy and slightly bitter flavor.  This is a light-bodied, off-dry (not bone dry but also pretty much no sweetness to it) cider, and because it is neither too sweet nor heavy, I found it very easy to drink.  Overall, I enjoyed this cider, and its flavor reminded me of a light beer.

 9 out of 10 apples

9 out of 10 apples

Ramsay's Thoughts and Rating:

  • Has a medium bite upfront that quickly fades and becomes less pronounced throughout the sip.

  • Has a very noticeable lemon/citrus flavor.

  • Not an overly appley flavor profile. Reminds me of a slightly sweet, lighter beer.

  • A fairly light-bodied drink and not too carbonated.

  • Despite being on the drier end of the spectrum, it still manages to have a subtle yet noticeable sweetness throughout the sip and afterwards.

  • Has a dry finish that has me wanting another sip. As you keep drinking the cider, its dryness becomes less noticeable.

  • Definitely a good cider. Could have multiple before growing tired of it

 7 out of 10 apples

7 out of 10 apples

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