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


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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Commercial pasteurised cider. Changed name from "Traditional Medium Cider" to "Original" in 2006.

polaxis' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
polaxis (73) - - MAR 1, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a quickly diminishing and lacing white head. Mild apple aroma with a hint of alcohol. Sweet apple flavour with a lot of sugarish notes following. Light acidic to citric touch before the finish. Medium sweet finish. One of the best ciders you can get in Switzerland.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
angel77 (2163) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2016
Botella 568 ml tomada en el momento en el espertellu. 19..03..2016. Sin lote ni fecha cpref. Color dorado tansparente con nada de espuma suaves sabores a manzanas poco ácidos. Cuerpo ligero fácil de beber de 4.5 vol. Sin mucho que decir pero dulce inicio.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (2663) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2016
Pours light yellow with a low white head. Aromas of green apples, honey, slight elderberry. Taste is quite sweet with low bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium dry with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kto (706) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 28, 2016
UPDATED: APR 28, 2016 0.568l bottle from marktkauf/edeka, 2.29€.
pours a clear reddish golden. aroma of sparkling wine. flavour of sweetish apples, apple peel, wine, sugar. not very interesting.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Fisler (351) - Bamberg, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2015
Heineken macht Cider, schaumer mal. Das Rücketikett verspricht in Fettdruck Kaliummetabisulfit, da schenk ich doch glatt nochmal nach. Optisch dunkles Gold, hier hilft auch das Rücketikett: Cochenillerot - Prost. Die Nase sagt Wein, der Gaumen sagt Weinschorle, zuckersüß im Abgang, irgendwie Apfel ist auch dabei. Ja, Heineken macht also Cider...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jfb (5297) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2015
(bottle) clear deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of apple juice, grass, some sugared pineapple, lemon concentrate and dishwashing liquid. flavour is mostly stale apple juice and sugar, slightly sweet, with just a light touch of raisins and earth in the finish. light- to medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (9217) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 12, 2015
aroma and flavor of simple sweet apple. look and feel lacking. Not horrible, but not good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RW80 (1826) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
568 ml bottle Bulmers original found in a German Edeka. Appearance: Pale orange, clear, sparkling, with a small white head. Aroma is light apples. Taste is thin and watery.Some sweet apples, sugars and a light acidic finish. Body is thin watery., sparkling carbonation. Forgetfull

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (5466) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2015
568ml bottle, 4.5%. Pale orange, clear, sparkling, small white head. Aroma is light, air, apple. Body is light, tingly carbonation, foamy. Taste is thin and light with sweet apple, sugars and a light acidic finish. Overall it’s thin and not worth coming back to.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (15946) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
DŘE. Clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, apples and sugary. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 290515

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HerrBierkoenig (1031) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 13, 2015
From 0,568l bottle, BBD: 30 06 16 Pours cristal clear yellow golden liquid, minimal fizzy head, fell down immediately, Aroma: oxidized apple, wine, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, medium sour, apples, wine, quite sweet, simple, Palate: light body, slick texture, lively to fizzy carbonation, abrupt sweet finish, Overall: sweet, uniform, uninteresting, but drinkable.

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