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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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The Muse is the newest addition to our Cider House Collection. Inspired by the festive nature of slightly sweet Demi-Sec champagnes and sparkling wines, the Muse is bubbly and effervescent. It is made from traditional culinary and bittersweet apples and aged on French oak. The Muse is sweet up front with a juicy apple aroma and bright acidity, and slightly drying on the finish with a lingering sweet apple note. The French oak adds a subtle wood impression, imparting notes of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and hints of vanilla.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
steph24x (1) - - JUN 8, 2016 does not count
absolutely amazing cider champagne. i wish angry orchard would begin to mass produce this, instead of its current small-batch production. if you like demi-sec champagnes, this is for you.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SKnox13 (24) - Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle was brought by a friend a co worker... Aroma was apple damp wood and some all spice. Color rich golden yellow with a brilliant clarity. Sweet refreshing apple wine, very sparkling mouth feel dry finish. Nice cider a little too sweet could have used some more time on the oak.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (1076) - Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle - I had this one earlier in the year and quite enjoyed it. Iíll need to sample it again to do a better review.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (2631) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2015
750 mL bottle poured. I have been eyeing this bottle for years now, but always hesitated at the $20 price tag. Found it for $12 though, so that was easily enough persuasion. Clear golden pour with a quick fade head. More or less standard apple cider aroma. Flavor is on the juicy side. Very apple juice like, drinks nice. Not too sweet. Not a whole lot that separates this from the standards. Expected more I guess, but very tasty overall.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mr_Weasel (2) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 10, 2015 does not count
Good for what it is. Very good desert cider. Sweet as expected and very drinkable. Generally, very sweet would limit me to a glass but that does not happen with this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (1354) - North Central, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Has to be a 2014 bottle, Iíve had it for over a year. Pours a clear deep golden with quite a bit of fizzy eggshell foam that evaporates, leaving a sparkling body. Nose involves candy apple, damp wood, light clove spice, some herbal honey tea like aromas, toasty toffee. Really sweet, fairly tart. Medium toward heavier bodied for a cider, thick yet actively carbed, finishing candy sweet and tart. Quite nicely done, but gets overbearing. Maybe more oak and less sweet would be more to my liking, but this is a nice dessert cider.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9237) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, clear orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of apple juice, spice, oak, some vanilla into a bit of champagne notes, hints of tart lemon. Taste was a mix of oak, lemon, vanilla, apples, tart apple skins, white grape, finishing fairly sweet, slightly spicy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1615) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Fizzy bubbles that disappear. Light gold color. Sour apple aroma and slight funk. Very effervescent. Almost too much for me. Starts sweet apples and finishes tart. I dont pick up any of the oak. Aftertaste is literally apple. Very good cider and a nice transition from mainstream to fancy french ciders.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rustbucket0873 (371) - Krikville, New York, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Pours crisp golden color head sticks for a bit. Aroma is apple and yeast. It is apple up front through out with very strong finish of apple. Very bubbly, semisweet finish really good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (7414) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2015
750, corked and baled. Pours a crystal clear dark amber with golden highlights, tons of carbonation and a brief surging fizzy white head. Dry sweet apple skin nose, sharp esters, and co2. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Mid palate tells you this is real cider, with some dryness and complexity. Nice balance of fruit, skin, yeast, and carbonic bite. Finish is just north enough of dry to keep you charging through the bottle.


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