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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Traditional Dry cider is made in the style of English draft ciders. This cider is bittersweet and slightly spicy with a bright apple aroma. The dryness makes you pucker and look forward to another sip.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3527) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy light orange with a thin white head. Aroma of bread and sour, tart apple with a hint of sour yogurt and diaper. Flavor is tart initially with sweeter apple in the finish. Good cider - more tart than the "Crisp Apple", less appley, but still sweet and tasty. 7/4/7/4/15 [3.7/5]

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanIHave4Beers (3568) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 9, 2012
The cider pours a golden color with a quickly fading small head and some light effervescent bubbles.

The aroma is not unlike Pinot Grigio, it has some light notes of pear, citrus, green apple, bread dough, and features a general floral character throughout.

The Cider is tart and sweet up front, puckering and green apple like mid palate, but the finish while pleasantly dry is quick and lifeless. I love the fruity dry-white-wine like flavors of the Cider, but Iím not too keen on the initial onslaught of green apples and sweetness.

For what itís worth Itís as good as if not better than most of the mass produced ciders on the market.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (4752) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Colonial Wine and Spirits, 5/8/12

Aroma: The nose is mostly just sweet and slightly tart apples
Appearance: It pours a clear yellow-gold with a fizzy white head and light lace
Flavor: The taste is much of the same, lots of apple, mid-heavy sweet, over light-mid tart
Palate: The body is fairly light (thought it leans a touch medium), and with a little bit of fizz to it
Overall Impression: This was a decent cider. Iím not a giant fan of the style, but this one was fine. The apple presence is fairly balanced between the sweet and the tart (though it leans just a bit to the sweet side).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11903) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle. Poured clear pale color with a minimal head that diminished slowly with little lacing. Medium floral apple aroma. Medium body with a dry smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium tart apple flavor with a medium tart finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable refreshing beverage.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4314) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2012
The aroma is sweet apples and alcohol. The appearance is golden with no head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall this is an average cider but not dry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3954) - - MAY 6, 2012
bottle. clear gold with a small white head. light nose, almost like a pale lager. flavor is tart like unripe, little, green, baking apples. dry finish with high carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3724) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Bottle from Frederick wine. Pours apple colored with very little head and without a ton of carbonation. A slight apple twinge in the nose. Taste is a little sweeter than expected. (shockingly it tastes like apples.). Thereís some dryness in the finish to prevent it from becoming to cloying. I donít thnk the folks in Boston are going to take over the world with this one but its a solid example of the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4655) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Dull, medium sweet, mellow, half-baked apple aroma. Good, funny label. Clear, medium light gold, filmy white head. Fairly crisp and sour, moderately apple-astringent. Medium body, low carbonation. New Leaf Market.

3.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2012
12oz. Bottle: No real aroma. Poured amber in color with a tiny, white head around the edges only. Clear. Very slightly sparkling. Flavor is heavily sweet. Tastes like apples. Medium body. Very dry texture. Sweet apple finish. It is exactly what it claims to be.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (6841) - Georgia, USA - MAY 2, 2012
5/2/12. 12oz bottle. Clear dark golden pour, much like apple juice, with a small, fizzy off-white head thatís gone instantly. Tart, dusty apple aroma with a ton of yeast. Surprisingly sweet and slightly tart apple flavor, again with a big almost dirty yeast presence. Not that dry and not that great.


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