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Bold Rock Crimson Ridge Vat No. 1

Bold Rock Crimson Ridge Vat No. 1
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Wintergreen, Virginia is a cidery overlooking the Rockfish River. Here a custom blend of Virginia apples is crafted to make a premium hard cider with a rounded, full-bodied apple taste. Rich and beautifully effervescent, Crimson Ridge is exceptionally well-balanced, bringing out the very best in Virginia apples.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Serving: 750 ml. bottle from the Leesburg Costco. Nice to see them carrying some local stuff. Very light straw color (white wine like) with no head. Vibrant apple nose. A little off-dry. Tart apple skins, slight yeast, and white wine notes. Pleasant lingering tartness. Just a hint of mustiness. Rather enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13023) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Draft at Meridian Pint. Clear pale yellow color, champagne head. Aroma of fresh apples. Taste is slightly tart apple skins, dry finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4797) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle sample @ Bold Rock. Light gold with a tiny head. The nose is tart apple, a bit of dirty pear, woodland. The taste is very dry. Tart apple. Clean citrus finish. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, more complex than the standard offerings. Agreeably spare.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear champagne. Big apple juice aromas and flavor. Lightly tart, sugar. Nice crisp finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Sampled at the Richmond Gathering 20th. Brilliantly clear extremely pale hint of yellow pour with fair white head. Semi-sweet flavors and nose. Green apples. Solid and even though being sweet, finishes much drier than most ciders. But still not quite what I would consider extremely dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3347) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Richmond 20th. Light apple aroma. Flavor is apple and a hint of baked apple. Really smooth and nice. But not quite fitting of a "big" bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3812) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Sampled at the Richmond Gathering 20th. Brilliantly clear extremely pale hint of yellow pour with fair white head. Semi-sweet flavors and nose. Green apples. Solid and even though being sweet, finishes much drier than most ciders. But still not quite what I would consider extremely dry.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopTsing (441) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
From the bottle poured a very pale cider with a very little carbonation. Light fruity aroma. Light, sweet, fruity flavor.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (1004) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle @ RG 20. Very pale with light dissipating head. Smells like apple cotton candy. Not as crisp as it could be. Sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
magsinva (879) - Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans Sterling - pours clear, pale yellow with tons of tiny bubbles. Aroma has some funk to it. Taste is tart. Palate is pretty thin, finishes dry. Solid, but meh.


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