GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 2, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
355mL. Pours a clear, relatively still golden. No head, fizz. Nose is champagne white grapes, some chemical, plastic. Taste is relatively dry, clean, weaker champagne. Palate is sparkling, dry, a tad plasticky. Pretty intense green apple sourness.
watsontony (4) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 22, 2012 does not count
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear gold with little bubbles, little head. Aroma is subtle apple almost white wine like with alcohol tail . Tastes light and crisp with low carbination.
Chudwick (2816) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle - pours clear gold with large bubbles. Nose is apples but with more of a sweet champagne smell. Flavor adds "brut-ness." Sweet. Sticky.
jhamp9 (1666) - Corinth, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2012
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Looks like apple juice. Aroma is apple and plastic. Taste is tart and crisp green apple. Nice dry finish. Doesn’t look or smell great but tastes pretty good.
JoePeesie (924) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours like slightly fizzy apple juice. Taste is like a granny smith apple. Dry crisp and tart. Decent, but not something I would seek out again.
poisoneddwarf (2283) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - NOV 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle bought at Super 1 in CDA, ID. Pours almost clear gold with no head, only a small ring of foam. Aroma is apple-y, but not extremely so, white wine-like. Taste is tart and dry. Carbonation is medium-high. Not bad.
blipp (8162) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours light gold and fizzy. Sweet red apples, moderate carbonation, and a little bit of tartness in the finish. Standard.
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle. Mellow musky sweet cider aroma. Juicy apples with sugar and light alcohol. Dark amber dull clear with no head. Light watery body with medium-light carbonation. Tart crisp apple juice with light residual sweetness. Muted tart finish and after. Just a bit lactic in the after.
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tart apple flavor in a crystal clear cider. There is a long-lingering aftertaste of red apple. There is also a bit of bitterness and dryness to the beer.
drjay44 (3404) - Salida, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. bottle. pours a minimal, short lived, white head, over a clear dark yellow (SRM 4) body........nose is apple, with hints of sour mustiness.....taste is light sour apple, hints of green apple, light hints of sour sweet on the finish.....mouth feel light, carbonation makes a foamy mouthful. This tastes as described, light with a refreshing sourness. BJCP 6/3/12/4/6