jackl (3457) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample @ Bold Rock. The pour’s light gold with a tiny head. The nose is lemon, green apple, pear. A bit of honey. Woodland. The taste is almost champagne-like. Effervescent body. Soft apple, mild citrus. Light body, moderate carbonation. Pleasant, simple.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 mL bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear pale golden color with a medium sized foamy white head. Good retention for a cider. Aroma of mildly sweet apples with a faint vegetal/herbaceous notes. Tart apple taste, faint hints of vanilla and earth. Medium bodied. Fairly simple, fairly dry, decently drinkable.