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Astarbe Sagardo Naturala

Brewed by Astarbe Sagardoak
Style: Cider
Astigarraga, Guipúzcoa, Spain


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (23716) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014
Bottled at SBWF. Hazy golden. Tart lemony nose. Dry, light and minerally. Spicy with notes of apple skin. Zesty and somewhat acidic. refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottled@SBWF2014. Hazy yellow colour, no head. Aroma is dry green apples along with some yeast, mild farmyardy notes as well as some vanillaish notes. Flavour is apples, wood, mild vanilla and some sweetness too. Still rather mouthdrying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
In short: A superior Sidra, bright, funky, complex.
How: Served from a bottle at one of the countless pintxo bar in San Sebastian Spain that are not listed on ratebeer. (this one was called Ttvn-Ttvn Taberna)
The look: Cloudy yellow body with no head to speak of.
To me a typical Sidra is: Funky aroma of medium intensity with many light color fruits in the back (not just apples). Body is medium in size, a texture that is both juicy and doughy and with minimal carbonation. Taste is a lot less apple-forward than a regular cider with apples but also various light color tropical/citrus/exotic fruits. Yeast presence accompanied by a bready sensation. Typical Sidras have a mild sourness and ends with a mild-medium acidic bite. Thirst quenching and also a bit nourishing.
This one: Stronger and brighter farmhouse character. Fruitinees is much more like peaches and bananas than apples. Overall greater complexity. One of my favorite Sidra. If the planet ever run out of beer I think I’ll switch to Sidra, and if the planet run out of alcohol I think I’ll try this sex thing I’ve been hearing about.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2012
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured hazy yellow with no head. aroma and flavor were lemon and apple. body was light and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14167) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Bottle from Monument in Concord, CA. Pours hazy orange with a few chunks - I like chunks. Nice sour apple skin aroma. Fairly sour and definitely astringent. It is not sweet. It’s right in there with a good saison or farmhouse ale. Aftertaste is pretty much apple skin with a little cooked apple. Very good cider.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (6073) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2011
(330ml bottled 4-29-05 thanks to bu11zeye) cloudy pale yellow. Nose is funky, bit acetone, farm, lemon, apple, vinegar and tartness. Taste of sour apple, a bit of vinegar and mild acetone, a bit old but holding up nicely. Chewable vitamin taste dominates the linger as well as some olive saltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9147) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2011

nose -
must: foot & cheese. heavy
apple: skin, bitter, raw, green

flavor -
must: high
apple: dry, green, raw
acid: medium-high
bitterness: medium-high
other: bright, zesty, acidic with good carbonation out of the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2011
(330ml bottle) Pours a lightly hazy yellow body with a few spare bubbles. Aroma of bubble gum, mustiness, apple, horseblanket, and medicinal. Flavor of apple, menthol, lemon, and plenty of funkiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2011
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pours like cloudy lemonade, aroma of diesel and vinegar, has a flavor salty black olives and lemon peel, nice cider

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6156) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Thanks to whoever shared this at bullzeye’s Super Bowl tasting. Hazy yellow color. The aroma is apples with some light funk. The flavor is a mix of tart apples and funky apples. Interesting cider.

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