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

bottled
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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Commercial pasteurised cider. Changed name from "Traditional Medium Cider" to "Original" in 2006.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2011
500 ml bottle.
Pours a clear dark yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma of sweet apples and some sugar. Flavour of green sweet apples, mild citrus notes and wet wood. Light bodied with fizzy carbonation. Basic and very drinkable.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
DuffMan (6739) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2010
This is the kind of shit that made me never give ciders a chance, until I stumbled upon some good ones. Pours like a ginger-ale, clear golden withbig gassy bubbles and a fizzy, rapidly vanishing head. Aroma is sweet syrup with barely a hint of applejuice. Sugary, syrupy sweet, apples as an afterthought. Drainpour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle - Clear. Pinkish orange. Sweet, apple, dry finish. Fairly plane and simple.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer4eternity (203) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 21, 2010
330ml bottle at and from Bulmers Harvest Cidery Gisborne, NZ. Pinkish-orange hue, very thin bubbly head disappears quickly. Nice sweet and sour apple aroma with an odd old mahogany wood aroma in there. Moderately sweet, with a touch of acidity. Medium body, well carbonated, slightly syrupy texture. lightly dry finish. I enjoyed this and thought it was much nicer than its 15th percentile rating would suggest.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GonZoBeeR (2925) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2010
Aroma:Apple juice,light pears aroma... Appearance:dark yellow,small head.. Flavor:apple sugar....

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
PictouRx (142) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2010
bought the bottle from LCBO, did not have on tap whilst in UK/ireland as I was sampling whiskies and local beers. Got it real cold, this is not bad for a cider, sweet refreshing esp if cold, not much bitter at end, good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (1844) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2010
Can. Pours a golden yellow colour with a very light head. Has a very sweet fruity aroma. The taste is very sweet with a long dry finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dynamiteninja (1508) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2012 Draught keg at The Angel, Bowness. Thin white head, clear gold body. Apples. Very sweet, moderate carbonation 4 3 5 2 8 Bottle. Orangey gold body. Thin white head with quite good retention. Apples, some alcohol. Tangy and sweet. Dry finish. Fizzy. Refreshing. 4 2 5 2 8

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (3891) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle 568ml. A clear yellow cider with a small head. Aroma is not too bad, not acid, lightly sweet, not bitter, the fruit aroma is not so huge but this cider is pleasant enough to be tasted. An ok cider, finish is on apple skin and yes tartric.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tkrjukoff (4058) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2010
Pours golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma is mild and sweet of fresh apples. Crisp sweet but also tart apple flavor, a bit watery, well carbonated. A bit tart finish.


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