Brewed by Bulmers Cider (Heineken UK)
Style: Cider
Hereford, England


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Commercial pasteurised cider. Changed name from "Traditional Medium Cider" to "Original" in 2006.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (1115) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 17, 2014
Couleur orangée, mousse qui disparait. Bon nez de pommes a cidre assez sucré. Gout de pommes cidre légèrement sucré. Fin assez rapide. Corps moyen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
allmyvinyl (4224) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2014
568ml bottle from Tesco. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of apples, sugar. Taste is sweet, more white sugar. Light acidic note. Not very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lillmuffin (96) - Haugesund, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle. Looks like a pilsner. Smell not so good. Sour. Taste of sweet pear, Sugar, sour Apples. Good taste for a cider

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4674) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
568ml bottle from my local Co-Op. A basic commerical cider; straw coloured with a rapidly fading white head; appley aroma; crisp apple taste; and a dry finish. Does exactly what it needs to do - nothing more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
markoijelena (693) - Belgrade, SERBIA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft in The Bank Pub Dublin Ireland.Pour it amber colour with small head.Aroma of apple, grapes and citrus.Taste is sweet, sour and bitter.Nice cider

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
GoufCustom (874) - HONG KONG - JUN 8, 2014

568 ml bottle bought at Wellcome Superstore in Sheung Shui.

Clear light amber colour; Three-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Very small lacing and active carbonation; Sweet and light tart aroma of apple juice, with sugar, very light yoghurt, light alcohol and light tannic; Close to light sweet taste of light apple juice, with soda water, faint alcohol, shades of tartness and faint tannic; Light body, thin but slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is very thinned apple juice, somewhat slightly sluggish. Low sweetness, almost no tartness and tannic, just so inoffensive and unexciting. Ho-hum… Fairly dry after taste. Very easy to mouth.

Comments: Just like Bulmer Pears, this is just another cheap cider loaded with so many cheap sugary adjuncts, and it manages to underwhelm in a big way. A family-friendly table drink, inoffensive but no thanks!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21505) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Ølfestival 2014. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of apples and apple peel. Fruity flavour of apples and apple peel. Fruity finish of apples.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle from morrisons. Golden amber cider with light to medium carbonation. Aroma of apples. Taste is soft apple pulp, some sweetness and a little peach. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle from Co-op. Gold, light easy drinking texture with a fair dryish apple aroma and taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhunter111 (8292) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
Hellgoldener klarer Cider mit sehr wenig Schaum. Geruch sehr fruchtig nach Äpfeln, säuerlich, so ist auch der Geschmack.

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