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domaine-pinnacle-ice-ciderIce cider is a relatively new speciality from Québec. It’s quite a sweet drink with a slight fresh apple taste – definitely worth trying and something that will be becoming more popular.

It can be drunk as an aperatif, as a dessert wine, possibly after a meal – but I’m a bit less convinced about that.

The production of Ice Cider is concentrated in the Eastern Townships of Québec. The apples are left on the tree until they are frozen, they are then picked and fermented resulting in a strong drink that is Ice Cider.

One of the largest producers is Domaine Pinnacle, and very nice it is too. If you’re interested in learning more, here’s a nice article from the Globe and Mail.

Ice cider is of course available from the SAQ, the Société des Alcools de Québec and from other speciality stores around the world.


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