GoufCustom (1030) - HONG KONG - NOV 12, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle bought at YATA in Grand Century Place, Mong Kok during “YATA Oktoberfest” promotion.
Clear very pale golden colour; Less than one-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Moderate sticky lacing with fizzy carbonation; Tart aroma of light pear wine, with light wood barrel, very light apple juice and light tannic; Close to medium sweet taste of pine wine, with light yoghurt tartness, pear puree, light apple juice, very light alcohol, carbo, light grass, and faint tannic; Light body, thin and fruity palate; Mouth feel is very fruity with strong grassy edge. Pear taste is like puree with small amount of apple juice. Tastable booze and just right sweetness, not domineering and mixed well with the fruity, light winey taste. Quite nice! Slightly dry after taste, very easy and quite fruity to mouth.
Comments: This one is easy, nothing complicated, yet fruity and subtle, like an entry Perry with more to offer and eager to please. Easily drinkable!
olliejobbins (1321) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
5000 ml bottle. Pours extremely pale clear yellow, perhaps pale green. No head. Aroma is really nice and fruity with a bit of bite. Very sweet pears taste. Fizzy, zingy and very nice.
Grzesiek79 (3446) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 12, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
w miare dobry cydr. aromat sldkich gruszek i ozezwiajacy finisz. moze nieco przeslodzone i jasniutkie. sporo musujacych babelkow.
Rob_D_UK (1261) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an attractive pale green colour without too much carbonation. Aroma and taste as expected are of pear.
tommann (2985) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Pours pale green gold with little carbonation. Aroma is acidic pear with a hint of cheese. Taste is fruity to start, light acidic finish and pear on the aftertaste.
cie66 (6) - - JUN 22, 2012 does not count
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
A nice perry. Not too sweet and very drinkable, slightly bitter on the tongue, but not overly so. Over all enjoyable.
Jimthechap (2033) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 26, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Perfect perry colour, looking like a big glass of reisling. The smell is similar to aromatic white wine as well. It’s not until you take your nose from the glass and consider it for a while that you think "Hmm, yes. Pears." There’s a fruity acid quality at first. Upon tasting there’s a good gooseberry and pear sweetness. This is a real sweety and one of my best Perrys methinks.
thunder_head1 (79) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a light golden colour and has lots of pear in the aroma and has plenty of pear in the taste refreshing stuff.
ALLOVATE (2592) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2011
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ The Worlds End tied house, Taunton, Somerset.
Chilled from the fridge, it pours a bright, straw yellow, thin looking, with soda-like bubbles that cling to the sides of the glass afraid to release. Very faint apple core, pinewood and pulped whole pear nose. Watery thin, not much fruit, sits background to the sodapop fizz. Weak cordial pear notes, finishes crisp and short, a light, woody edge in back. One-dimensional is being generous, at least it is sparkling clean. Nothing offensive here, it is just that there is nothing here. Especially from the heart of the cider country! (50cL, BBE 11/11)
ComradeK (1070) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - NOV 13, 2010
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
500ml bottle. Pours an attractive clear straw yellow, with of course no head, but lots of lasting bubble trails, and looks very alluring. Pear, a hint of old leather, hazelnut and musk on the nose, making a very complex aroma for a perry. There is some soft sweetness to begin, with vanilla notes, more hazelnut and the sweet aspect of pear skin. Tartness and acidity then develop, adding a bit of lemon to the mix, with the initial sweet flavour again coming through in the finish. This is one of the more comples perries that I have had, yet still very approachable. Perfect on a horribly muggy Sydney evening.