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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3300) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Serving: Bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a solid yellow color with no head. The nose smells of straight apple juice. The flavor starts and stays pretty sweet with just a hint of tartness. I wouldn’t mind a little more balance here. Pretty standard fare for a cider.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3787) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Sampled side by side with the virginia apple. Both pour a nice clear pale yellow, but this one is just a slightly darker hue. Nice cider, and a touch on the sweet side for sure. But not sugary. Not too much. Has more of a floral quality than the other, and not quite the sharp bite on the firnish. Just the right amount i’d say. I’d rather give this to a girl than a woodchuck.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Docmanza (2) - BELIZE - OCT 5, 2013 does not count
Too fruity! Actually thought it was apple juice? Good dark color, minimal head. Medium taste, easily could be mistaken for apple juice? There is a certain malty aftertaste Not sure I can recommend this

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2904) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2013
bottle. Golden with very small head. A hint of tartness, but otherwise sweet and light apple. Not complex, but not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrettTaylor (511) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Poured as a 2 oz sampler at Virginia Beer Live 2013. May have been suffering from palate blowout. OMG this is too sweet and syrupy. The aroma was nice with hints of granny smith, red delicious and mcintosh apples, but the taste is just all sweet - there was no hint of tart or crisp at all.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stampion (154) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 8, 2013
It's cider alright, but poorly balanced. Way too sweet without sufficient tartness to balance it out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7909) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Draft. Pours light golden, clear, with minimal head. Nose if apples, tartness. Tastes tart, with apple and earthy notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3000) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2013
From a bottle poured a golden color with a small amount of head. Light sweet cider flavor with a quick finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gillagorilla (29) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Ar: Straight up apple sweetness Ap: Extremely clear and a very light yellow. No bubbles and no head. T: A nice interesting flavor, that doesn’t taste like your standard cider, maybe it was the apples that they used. It is a nice mild sweetness with a bit of yeast in there. P: Only slightly crisp, but has a nice lingering coarseness. Even carbonation that doesn’t seem like it would be there. O: I was surprised to find a new cider that I hadn’t had and had never heard of. This one is quite good and better than most mass produced ciders. Not bad for what it is.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2180) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Draft. Pours gold with thin, fizzy white head. Aroma is apples, pears, cereal malt, and light yeast. Flavor is mostly sweet apple and hints of pear, light malts, and some light floral notes. Crisp, dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.


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