Brewed by Aspall Cyder
Style: Cider
Stowmarket, England


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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bottled only. Available in 330ml & 500ml bottles. Packaged as Aspall Dry Suffolk Cider for export.
Of mid straw-gold colour with a clean, light aroma of dessert apples, Premier Cru is dry, round and creamy on the palate with a good acid balance, pleasant soft tannins and an elegant, long finish.
A champagne taste that embodies the essence of an orchard, it has enticed an admiring audience who describe it as ‘pale, subtle and crisp, with a fresh aroma of English apples.’
An ideal partner for charcuterie and mild cheeses. Premier Cru also provides a very harmonious partnership with spicy foods, particularly curry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocLock (8184) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Bottles from Capone’s and Whole Foods. Pours clear and effervescent pale gold with minimal head. Nose is apple, earthy, with apple flavor, some tartness, crisp finish, but nothing earth shattering here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1393) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear pale yellow colour, thin white foam head and aroma of sourish apple, wood, oak. Fruity apple flavour, with some tartness & sweetness, and oaky notes. Slightly oily mouthfeel, light to medium bodied, well carbonated, dry clean finish. Quite OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
auerbrau (3180) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Purchased at Kingstown Liquors - Kingstown, RI. Lightly sulfured and cooked caramel aroma, fruity and light. Flavor is good. Extra clean, but with a tart closure and some aged gouda, which is a good thing. Bubbly, refreshing, but full bodied and rich. Enjoyable and solid, if not overly complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2568) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2013
High gravity cider amd finishes with much less sweetness tham would be typical. Otjer than that not really worth mentioning. Very mild and forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2150) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Nice cider. Nice apple aroma with some oak. Some caramel taste. Slightly sweet on the finish. Nice cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2401) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Had a couple of times before. Very pale yellow. Semi dry, semi sweet, semi carb, semi acidic…..pretty ’semi’ all round really. Drinkable enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutchap (416) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Pale straw pour, super fizzy with a lightning fast soda-ish head. Light and refreshing. Light on the palate, but not watery. Crisp green apple taste, with a nice balanced tartness. Slight metallic aftertaste, but quite refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2555) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale golden cider. Aroma of apples and sugar. Taste is crisp apples and sweet sugar. Lots of champagne bubbles. OK cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3345) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 30, 2013
Dobry cydr wytrawny i mocny, troche rozgrzewajacy mimo schlodzonej butelki, ktora jest ladna smukla typu "Long neck". Piana jak na cydr spora. Wyrazny posmak sfermentowanych jablek. Polecam

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3606) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2013
A really nice 0.5l long neck bottle. It’s really pale this! Almost like really thin squash drink and the small bubbly white head that came in the pour is leaving a thin ring on the sides of the glass. It smells of green small apples, some wood, a little bit of cellar and traces of ginger. Smells quite alright. It’s above average on the carbonation level and it has a somewhat thin mouthfeel. Not directly watery, but still thin. It’s either sweet or dry this. Feels really balanced, almost a but to balanced? Again, small green apples, some mustard seeds and traces of pear. A bit metallic almost on the aftertaste. Not something I will remember for to long to be honest, but it’s a drinkable way to balanced cider without to much character. 19.04.2013

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