Rekorderlig Spiced Apple Hard Cider (Sweden)

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  • My Rating: [C+]

Rekorderlig Spiced Apple Hard Cider (aka Rekorderlig Winter Cider) – brewed at Åbro Bryggeri, 4.5% ABV, 16.9 fl.oz., (Vimmerby, Sweden)

“Premium hard cider blended with cinnamon & vanilla. Made from pure Swedish spring water. Serve hot or cold.”


Ingredients: Hard Cider (Apple & Pear), Swedish Spring Water, Sugar, Aroma (Apple, Cinnamon, Vanilla), Citric Acid, Caramel Color, Acidity Regulator, Sulfites & Sorbate to protect flavor. Lightly carbonated.


  • Style: (flavoured – cinnamon, vanilla) Apple & Pear Cider
  • Taste: Heavy thick sweet sherry cherry chocolate alcoholic toffee molasses concentrated barley malt
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $5.75 CAD – 16.9 fl.oz., December 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to cider aficionados: more for thirst quenching

Visual: Pours pale yellow with no head and lots of fast active streams.

Nose: artificial apple & pear candy, but still enticing. (lvl-5)-pungency

Attack: crisp-quenching

Mid-palate: fruity candyesque apple-pear, sticky (lvl–sweetness), light cinnamon, light vanilla extract

Finish: cloying sugars, candy fruity exhale.

Summary: The taste is very candy-esque but for me that’s not a problem since I love candy. Still very drinkable and thirst quenching despite all the additives and preservatives, although you do taste the artificiality.