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ĘppelTreow Kinglet Bitter Cider



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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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From our Single Barrel Series Draft-style series, this is our first English/French cultivar bittersweet cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7738) - Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2014
750ml bottle. Very light, some earth to lit, crisp, dry and refreshing. Not as boozy as listed here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 26, 2013
At ĘppelTreow’s tasting barn. Golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet with apples, apple skins and mild fruit. Taste is sweet and semi-tart with apples and fruity yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MicroGrog (303) - FT: Stale Polotmavż in Queens, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2012

Sampled in between sessions at The-Festval in Worcester, MA. 6%abv edition.
Mellow yellow, white wine sort of color. Just a touch of haze.
Husky, perry-ish florals, soapy scent.
Tastes is hay & core. White grapes. Mellow, minerally flesh, & soft tannins.
Solid acid, shy tartness, Just a peep of ugly alcohol. Moderate sulfites. Spritzy.
Not my favorite on the table that day. Needs a revisit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (2805) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Bottle shared by rschnake...thanks Rob! - Pours clear golden with a thin bubbly ring of white head. Nose is sweet apple skins, real pungent with a touch of baking spice. Taste is about the same, though the apples have a bit more bitterness to it. Sweet up front, with the bitterness coming through on the finish. Slick and medium bodied, with little carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftycarl21 (2251) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Draft at Churchkey. Really a delicious cider, that tastes frighteningly just like apple juice. I don’t think I actually buy that this is 10%, but I suppose its possible. Great sweet apple flesh, touches of tannic skin dryness. Yummy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbfishstick (141) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Enjoyed at a winery tasting. Pours a bright gold with a small white head and has a clean apple smell. The taste is very light with a clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
1FastSTi (3340) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Sampled at ĘppelTreow Winery. The cider had a darker body than I would have expected. Spicy. Earthy green apples. Easy to drink body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6111) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2011
draft at Blue monk, Buffalo. clear, clean white wine looking pour. Green apple, sweet white wine, melon in the aroma & taste. Sweet with some tartness. Pretty flavorful, Hides 10% pretty well i suppose. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 20, 2011
On tap as AeppelTreow Kinglet Cider (although listed as 5.8%) at Beer Revolution. Pours with a clear golden yellow body with minimal signs of carbonation. Some legs. Aroma is a bit corky and a touch sweet. Light sulfur, cantaloupe, caramelized apple character. Flavors are light to medium sweet and very well balanced by tannin and a medium-strong acidity. Just a hint of effervescence (really minimal). Tastes bigger than listed at the bar, but not 10% (maybe 7.5%). Medium to slightly syrupy bodied. Overall very well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11593) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2011
Draft. Crystal clear straw body, still. Aroma is moderately sweet, fragrant apple, ice cider intensity. Taste is moderately sweet, apple, some yeast/dusky, light cheese. Medium body, light stickiness.

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