ajnepple (1036) - Clear Creek County, 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.
radarsock (621) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 29, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I wasn’t entirely sure what I was tasting here. Apples, certainly; but following the pomaceous fruit flavor, was this peculiar numbing blossomy chemical tanginess resembling body fragrance and stale tea. Was not a fan. I’d drink again, however, but only if pressed.
kramer (4346) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a very pale straw yellow with a minimal fizzy white head that faded completely. The nose is really pretty nice, the elderflower really comes out well, giving it a floral and fruity character. There’s not much apple in the nose actually. The flavor is the best of the three Angry Orchards I’ve had thus far. The floral notes really dominate this and cover up all the sweet apple juice sweetness really well. Very fruity and drinkable, the combo of the flower and the apple make for a blueberry like flavor that’s really pleasant. Light bodied and only lightly clingy with fizzy carbonation. Pretty decent cider.
DocLock (7182) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours pale gold with minimal head. Nose is apple, pear, floral. Tastes of apple, some pear and tartness, and a criso finish with mild florals.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of florals, butter, caramel, and apple. Flavor of apple, florals, citrus, earth, and caramel.
weihenweizen (1377) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a white wine glass. Pours pale yellow with no head, no lacing, no carbonation, medium body, and slightly syrupy texture. Taste is semi-sweet apple and nice elderflower.
Dan269605 (135) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - SEP 25, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
This one is better than the regular Angry Orchard, I like the floral like flavor that isn’t too present, but a nice touch in the background.
tnkw01 (842) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Light golden color. Taste and aroma is a pleasant slight floral one. Actually one of the better major ciders out there.
wildbeercat (255) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 3, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12floz/355ml bottle into a weizen glass. Served cold.
Aroma: Apple, yes, but drier than the crisp apple that AO puts out. I don’t know how to describe the other, more prominent aroma, so I’ll attribute it to the elderflower. It smells dry, mildly flowery, and a teeny bit soapy.
Appearance: Crystal clear pale yellow body with no head.
Taste: Oh wow, there is a definite lychee flavor at first and a little citrus at the end. Subtle dry apple throughout. Pleasant balance between sweet and dry.
Palate: Light body. A little sticky. Short, acidic, citrus-forward finish.
Overall: Pretty typical cider all around, except for that lychee flavor which was quite nice and refreshing.
dlihcsnatas (196) - Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2013
1.1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Last of the sampler (finally). Another headless pour but this time it is a much lighter yellow. Smells like really cheap wine. Odd smell of berries or grapes with apple juice mixed in. Actually tastes better than it smells. A bit too sweet and still has that berry kind of character to it. Little citrus towards the end but overall just not all that great. OK no more hard cider for me. It is just not my style. Back to ales.
DrSilverworm (3985) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Mostly clear, lighter yellow color. Minimal white head, couple bits of lace. Smooth, crisp lighter carbonation. Medium body. Lightly sticky texture. Good apple and floral flavor. Little honey. Moderate sweet taste, light citrus zest. Pretty tasty cider. Elderflower is a nice twist that complements the apple well.