DrnkMcDermott (2776) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle, $2 single at Binnyís. And not date notched like the Sam Adams beers. Twist-off crown. First whiff is pretty yeasty for a cider. After that clears off, thereís some sweet apple smell, and a hint of berries. Pretty fizzy pour, with a head thatís gone as soon as I stop pouring. Pale yellow, though not as pale as the one Virtue cider Iíve had. Smell is a bit high on the apple side, but at least does not smell "processed." Taste is light on the apple, though, and has overtones of nuts and passionfruit. A slight note of wet hay in the next sip. A different taste to be sure.
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. Light gold with minimal head. Very interesting flavor. Big apple, with a floral aspect. I wouldnít have properly identified the extra taste if I didnít already know what it was. This really works well for me, though I imagine it wonít appeal to everyone.
Frank (2728) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This might be a nice change of pace for folks who are fans of the alcoholic apple juice type of ciders but it really doesnít work for me. It is clear yellow and headless. The nose is mild w/ a floral note being most evident, presumably from the elderflower. This is pretty sweet but at least not cloyingly so but not really tart enough to give it a crisp snap. The floral note combines w/ some apple juice character and the end result is something that reminds me quite a bit of Smarties candies. This is medium bodied w/ relatively mild carbonation and the end result both in flavor and texture is a sort of flat, boring cider that isnít alltogether bad but also isnt particularly flavorful or good either.
alobar (2715) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours straw yellow with no head. Aroma of apple, honey, and flower. Sweet flavor with apple, honey, and flowery finish. Too easy to drink.
Fratto (2589) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Bishop Cider. Light pour. Aroma is light and floral. Taste is definitely showcasing the elderflower, sweet, and apple. Floral finish.
drjay44 (2566) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a minimal fizzy head, over a clear, light yellow (SRM 2) body.....nose is light apple, flowers, citrus hints, facial powder, peach.....taste is sweet throughout, hints of apple, peach, facial powder, citrus.....mouth feel light, carbonation fizzy, slight acid on finish. This is a highly carbonated, very sweet, floral cider, that reminds me of my grandmotherís cosmetic facial powder. BJCP 7/2/10/4/6
PhillyBeer2112 (2514) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Among one of the better ones from the very sweet line of Angry Orchard ciders. The floral notes in the nose and flavor were pleasing and provided something else to take your mind off the overpowering sugary apple sweetness.
jmagnus87 (2333) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear pale gold with no head. Aroma of apples and citrus. Taste is light sweet. Mostly apples with a little tropical junk in the aftertaste. Light bodied with a slightly aticky texture. Fizzy carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, not bad. Not one of my favorites though.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle share by Bob, pours a straw color with minimal white head. Aromas of hibiscus, flowers and apples. Taste is very much the same, canít get past the flower taste.
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2013 12 oz bottle. Pours a very pale golden color and clear with a fizzy foam that quickly diminishes. Smells fruity and floral with a similar flavor. Crisp, not too sweet and easy to drink. Light body with a thin texture. Not bad at all.