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Brewed by Aspall Cyder
Style: Cider
Stowmarket, England

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Controlled yeast fermentation of extracted juice from mixed cider and eating apples. Carbonated.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
(500ml bottle) Pours a transparent pale yellow body. Aroma of apple, band-aid, and chardonnay grapes. Flavor of sweet apple, earth, Chloraseptic®, and band-aid with a somewhat dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2008
50 cl bottle; BBE May 08. Very strongly attached crown cap. Light apple aromas with a touch of apple vinegar. Very pale golden color. Near medium body with fizzy carbonation. The flavor is slightly cooked apple with a touch of darkish apple skin. There’s also "fresh" apple juice. Good balance between sweet and dry. Finishes a tad tart. The sour seems to have been a passing phenomena. It is going very well with spicey food.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11084) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Bottle. Poured light pale color with a minimall head that diminished quickly with minimal lacing. Light sweet apple aroma. Light body with a thin texture and soft carbonation. Flavor of tart apple with a light sweet finish of short duration. Went well with my soup and salad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009

Name: Medium English Draft Cider
Date: November 28, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Green’s, Atlanta
Appearance: crystal clear sparkling pale yellow
Aroma: light apple aroma, hint of sweetness, touch of sulpher
Flavor: light appple flavor, nice sweetness helps to bring out the apple character
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7873) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 22, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a pale, slight green tinged body with a quick to fade white head. Aroma is minimal, with dry apples, tannins and newspapers. Taste is medium sweet with a neutral apple flavor up front. Midway through there is a note of bitter apple (mild though), and the finish is somewhat sweet. Taste is a bit like sweetened champagne. Lively carbonation with a good cider mouthfeel. Not cloying, which I feared. Actually a pretty enjoyable cider (despite the lower rating).

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6970) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Tap at Bangers and Lace in Chicago. Very tart green apple in this - super tasty. Very nice cider.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6836) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Bottle from Keller’s IGA. Pours a clear, pale yellow gold that looks like a sparkling wine with active carbonation and no head. Aroma is fresh apples and yeast. Flavor is also apples and yeast. Tart and dry, but not too much of either. Sweet, crisp, and refreshing. Dry finish. Reminded me of champagne in appearance and palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6357) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2011
Draft. Clear pale gold. Light sweet apple with a hint of tartness, medium acidity, and a dry finish. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6350) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2004
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is clear LIGHT yellow. Aroma is lightly yeasty (barnyard, horseblanket), with a note of apple. Flavor is heavily sweet, moderately acidic. Finish is moderately sweet, moderately acidic. Medium body, watery texture, fizzy/lively carbonation. Like the Dry, a good example of better English ciders; there are ones with much more rustic or unique character, but these are a great introduction to what good ciders are like.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pours silver gold witha few bubbles, apple and vanilla aromas, flavors are crisp apple and pie crust


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