Medium-Dry

Medium-Dry Taste Profile

Similar to wine, cider has different levels of sweetness. Even though every cider is unique, you can typically describe a cider with a Medium-Dry taste profile as having:

  • A slight sweetness

  • Balanced and refreshing character

  • A crisp finish

Take a moment to explore the many ciders at the NSLC that fit the Medium-Dry taste profile. You’re sure to find one or two you’d like to try!

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Cider-Medium-Dry Shelf Talker

Here’s the info you’ll find at shelf.

  1. ① Sweetness level

    Similar to wine, cider has different levels of sweetness. There are three different versions within the Cider category—Dry, Medium Dry and Sweet. Look for the icon that best suits your taste.

  2. ② Style

    Style describes the base flavour ingredient of the cider. There are three different styles—Apple, Pear and Flavoured. Apple and pear refers to the base fruit juice used. Flavoured means that an additional flavour has been added to the base. This doesn’t always mean the flavour is artificial, just that there is another flavour in addition to the base.

  3. ③ Flavours

    A cider’s flavours are determined by a number of factors, including the ingredients used. The most distinct flavours of each cider are summarized here.

  4. ④ Food pairings

    The enjoyment of a glass of cider can be enhanced by pairing it with the right food. We have included a few suggestions for foods that go well each cider.

3 barbecue sauce-smothered ribs stacked on a wooden plank

Apple cider BBQ ribs

Take your BBQ ribs to the next level.

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Summery chicken salad

Summery chicken salad

A tangy summer chicken salad. A great pairing to a Crisp & Light white wine.

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Grilled potato and rosemary grilled pizza

Grilled potato and rosemary grilled pizza

A great pizza for dinner parties but you can also top a slice with a fried egg for a delicious alternative to the breakfast routine.

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Soba noodle salad

Soba noodle salad

A great pairing to an aromatic white wine such as Nova 7 by Benjamin Bridge.

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Vegetable pakora with cilantro-mint chutney

Vegetable pakora with cilantro-mint chutney

Try this with crisp and light white wines.

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