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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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From the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Wintergreen, VA comes Virginia Draft.

This smooth and distinctive Hard Cider combines its apple heritage with superb drinkability.

Crafted with care and tasted (at least) daily by our thirsty band of Bold Rockers. Virginia Draft is perfect anytime anywhere.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (5963) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of sweet apples. Tastes like sweet sugary apples. Light body with a dry finish. Solid if youíre looking for a cider on the sweeter side.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jerseycaptain (1) - Williamsburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2015 does not count
I will never ever understand the fascination for dry in wine, beer and cider drinkers. To me, dry makes me gag. I donít like sickeningly-sweet stuff either, but dry is just horrid. Which is why, after tasting so many hard ciders, I happen to think this one is so excellent. Itís not too sweet, DEFINITELY not dry (except a very slight dryness, which is okay), and it is mellow. And mellow is a key word here, as so many hard ciders tend to be way too tart and crisp. One might as well be drinking champagne when trying most other ciders. I donít want pucker factor or too much crispness in my ciders, and certainly not dryness (much less in wines). Apples are sweet. They are not dry. Cider should not be anything but slightly dry as far as I am concerned. Bold Rock achieved a great thing with this cider, and I highly recommend it!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2041) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2015
On tap at Bold Rock. Apples abound. sweet and sour - not exactly, but a bit of tartness as well as a bit of sweetness. Ordinary, but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (3120) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Easy drinking sweet apple cider. Fairly sweet stuff. No real dryness detected.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (14917) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Draft - pours yellow - nose and taste of apple, sugared core and apple pit - med body

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (11465) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Sample during the 10th Annual Day Before Labor Day Party on 09/06/2015. Clear apple juice color with a minimal white head and spotty lacing. Aroma of apples and spice. Light-bodied and under-carbonated with flavors of mildly tart apples and spice. The finish is fruity with semi-sweet apple aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6070) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Iím confused. Is this cidery based in North Carolina or Virginia? The guy said that they are from NC, but everything here says Virginia. Do they have two locations? I suppose that would explain it. Anyway, this was tasty, but kinda sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5627) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle at CG Dulles. Gold body with slight head. Nose is flora, fruits, fresh apples, malts. Taste is similar of apples, fruits and malts. Nice dry finish. Medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1717) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Darker gold in Color. Aroma is, yes, apple. Taste is apple juice with a smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2264) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Very crisp, fairly dry through the finish. Not very sour, not too sweet. A nice balance.


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