KyotoLefty (7874) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From the box at Knights Templar. Tangy sour apple nose. Pastel yellow with a nice head. Sweet-and-sour flavor, lactic and a bit lambic like. Nice—a bit too sweet, but interesting and good.
imdownthepub (11475) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at a Wetherspoons. Cloudy yellow with no head. Sharp, twangy, bitter apple notes, some fruity sweetness too. It’s ok.
Bullit (4219) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 31, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask @ Henglers Circus, JDW. Hazy light yellow, greenish colour, thin white head. Nose is slight sour apple, hint of vinegar. Flavour of green sour apples, a bit metallic. Slightly dry and sour finish.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at The Malt and Hops. Pours a cloudy straw colour with a lacy white head. Apple aroma. Sharp apple flavour with alcohol fairly present and yeast notes. A little CO2 prickle and a dry finish.
Oakes (13594) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Auld House, E’burgh. Cloudy tan. Light aroma - light apple, light booze. Tart at the finish. Very approachable, light good mainstream cider than anything farmhouse.
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught, Auld Hoose. Hazy dark yellow with some head. Aroma is fresh stewed apples, juicy and fresh. The palate is soft. Tastes yeasty with good acidity and a touch of farminess. Very easy-going.
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Coombes cellar in combeinteignhead. Refreshing on a hot day in lovely surroundings. Cloudy yellow gold with almost no head. Aroma and flavour of apples. Fairly thin and moderate sweetness.
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Old Brick’s Inn, Jyväskylä. Hazy yellow color, spritzy. The aroma of tart apple and grapefruit. Slightly sweet flavor with tart apple, grapefruit and subdued phenols. Oily and slightly astringent palate. Fairly full body for a cider. Nice drinkable cider, taste could have more depth.
oh6gdx (22956) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@The Junction Tavern. Yellowish golden, slightly hazy head, with not too much head. Aroma is fruits, apples, some slight yeast as well as mild acid. Flavour is apples, some other fruits, mild yeastyness as well as some spices and tartness. Pleasant, but not very complex.
Muggus69 (1553) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy orange body with white collar.
Reasonably high carbonation with some sweetness.
Aroma and flavour reminisant of apple pie!