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Brewed by Applewood Farm Winery
Style: Ice Cider/Ice Perry
Stouffville, Canada
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Honey in colour, medium weight with a soft sweet vanilla spice nose. Alcohol content may vary.
2010 Vintage 11.5% abv


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
matt7215 (2231) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2011
multiple samples at Grand River Brewing’s 4 th Anniversary party. clear deep yellow, sexy legs. huge apricot and peach aroma. very well integrated acidity helps this from being cloying. amazing ice cider, i can see why it won canadian ice cider of the year in 2010.
Earlier Rating: 2/17/2008 Total Score: 4.3
2006 vintage. pours light amber with no head. huge legs all over the glass after a quick oxidizing swirl. aromas are apple pie spice with a lingering sweet fruitiness. flavours are complex waves of apple and spices. thick, sweet apple yumminess. full bodied with a sticky mouthfeel. a touch too sweet but overall very enjoyable. Ill be placing another order soon Applewood!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joekinty (263) - rockledge, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2008
Thanks Mc backus, My First experience with iced ciders and man it was wonderfull reminded me of the fall in ohio nice and crisp apple aromas with the sweetness of the scent of falling leaves just reminds me so much of the fall with the intense flavours and aromas..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcbackus (758) - Merritt Island, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2008
bottle from matt7125: pours a nice honey colour with no head and some oily legs onthe glass. aroma is a great sweet honey mixed with fresh apple juice, slight apple peel aroma mixed with some flowers. very nice. flavour is a very sweet apple juice with a big sticky mouth feel that is very welcomed. a touch of floralness flows in then a great honey profile. this is very good not just apple is in this but a great array of flavour and aromas. great honeynees

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2011
GRB 4th anniversary tasting. Pour golden yellow. Aroma stone fruits, apples, spice, hint of sweetness. Taste terrific balance of mild spice, apples, sweetness, and acidity. MF thick and coating. Wow what a terrific cider very well done and best ice cider I’ve had to date cheers!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6130) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2008
Bottle (500ml corked & clear). At 2nd Annual Summer Saison Tasting - my bottle via trade with Matt7215. Amber-tinged gold pour, slick and oily-looking, solid legs. Moderately boozy aroma (but NOT 22%!), rich blend of buttery malt and overripe apple, hint of white wine. the taste initially has very strong alcohol (more than one "whoooooooooooo!:" was heard) but it settles down to a sweet, strong experience rather like a carnival candy apple liqueur. Thick, alcoholic, slightly burnt taste, the apple really comes out in the finish - well done - quite a different take on the Québec-style ice ciders, but really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2008
500 ml bottle- Deep rusty gold, almost amber. Pours still but the swirl produces some nice legs. Looks quite oily. On the nose, fresh robust apples, some spices, vanilla,caramel, a bit of alcohol......strangely almost earthy. Tastes of fresh apple cider, red delicious and honey crisp, a bit of spicy floral like flavour comes through with caramel and brown sugar. Quite sweet. A full bodied, and quite boozey example of a fantastic style of cider. This is exceptional, though I suggest a small serving.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoePeesie (878) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2011
pours a honey orange. Nose is of apples, vanilaa, spice. This my first experience with the style, I found it to be a very well balanced sweet, spicy, tart, thick, dessert drink. I was impressed to be certain!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5899) - Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Tall thin 375 ml bottle shared by b3shine on his return to Cincy. Pours a clearhhoney amber color with no head. The aroma and flavor have big apple cider character, vanilla, some spices, viscous and sticky, sweet but not in a bad way, pretty tasty, this would make for a nice sipper as the nights start turning colder.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2008
Thanks to thecheeseman, dan you’re definitely helping me develop and love of ciders! Dried apples, apple skins, some alcohol, with hints of grass in the aroma. Pours light gold, apple juice. INTENSE apple flavor, thick, tart apples, apple skins, alcohol is well hidden, big big flavor. Its very warming, with a slight musty flavor with hints of apricots. Great!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2732) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 24, 2008
Sampled at Jans Saison tasting! With thanks to HogTownHarry for supplying the bottle. Appearance: Brown with ’nice legs’ zero head, still, zero carbonation. Aroma: Burnt over ripe apples, alcohol - port. Flavour: Liquer, sticky honey, some apples, hot alcohol burn! Like a nice dessert liquer


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