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Brewed by Bulmers Ireland (C&C Group)
Style: Cider
Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 732   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Commercial cider made with a controlled yeast then pasteurised and artificially carbonated.
Sold as Bulmers in Ireland and as Magners in the rest of the world for legal reasons.


2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Padchenko (277) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 1, 2016
Pours orange with no head. Inviting aroma but far too sweet - but I guess that’s why I’m not a cider fan... Medium carbonation. I’ll steer clear in future

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (3046) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2016
Lys brun klar med flyktig fingerhøyt hvitt skum. Lukter epler, men det er noe humlepreg blandet inni der. Noe lambic luktet også. Lett. Fruktig, lite sødme og bitterhet. Tørr.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bamsen78 (5010) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear salmon orange with quickly disappearing light pinkish white head. Clear aroma of apple juice and some sweetener. Mild, sweetish flavour of a fizzy drink with faint, sourish notes of apples. High carbonation. Mild, slightly fruity aftertaste. Does not taste of much. A reasonable thirst quencher but nothing more than that.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
MrsDrewFace (2) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2016 does not count
Orangey color, smells ok for a cider. The taste is super watery and bland. Give me some McKenzie’s.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
HuskerTan (1643) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle. A- Apples, skunky. A- Slightly pink color, hazy liquid, minimal head. T- Apples, skunky, grains. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, astringent finish. O- Dry, skunky, and gross. Not much good here.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GlasgowTAD (1336) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 15, 2016
Train can from Aberdeen to Glasgow via ScotRail boozetrolley pusher and his non-itemised receipt service. Pours carrot orange with a bubbly white head which reduces to a layer round the circumference. Aroma is artificial apple and sugary water. Taste is sweet apple, sugar sweet, dry-ish, sugary lacing on tongue, sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1931) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Pours an orange colour. Taste is dry and strong. Reminds me of Thatchers Gold. Good for a macro cider

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hamilton_w (238) - - FEB 7, 2016
Appel aroma. Golden to orange color. No head. Very lively carbonation, but smooth in the mouth. Sweet and sour.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pivnizub (10098) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle: Deep golden to copper coloured, clear, quickly collapsing loose white foam; sweet apples with a citrussy touch and some well hidden cellary notes; sweet flavour, light bodied and sticky… An artificial drink for plastic people…

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TedE (932) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2016
500ml bottle into shaker. Acidic savoury nose but very faint. Clear golden cider, no head, highly carbonated. Watery with a (very) mild taste of apples. This is ephemeral. Slight touch of sour apple and sherbet in the finish. Slightly more interesting than tap water.


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