RateBeer
overall
48
73
style
Brewed by Burrow Hill Cider
Style: Cider
Martock, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
AKA Scrumpy. A dry, still cider only available on draught or in 2 or 4 litre plastic containers drawn from the barrel.
ABV varies but is usually 6.0%-6.5%
NOTE: Not to be confused with the slightly sparkling "Farm Pressed" version sold in 1 litre glass flagons.

Burrow Hill Cider is pressed from traditional cider apples and matured in oak barrels. The result is a vintage quality cider which, to the best of our knowledge, is the only cider in recent years to have won the cider championship awards in Devon, Somerset and Herefordshire all in the same year.


Erasmus_ro's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (1891) - Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Cask @ Gallows Bird RAF 2013. Pours golden orange. Aroma has some apple skin, but the strong barnyard... might as well call it stench dominates. Strong horse blanket. Taste is very, very dry. Hay and barnyard dominate it, light apple there as well naturally. The taste is quite light though. Palate is so as well. Definitely not a quaffer.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (3934) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
Sample@Copenhagen Beer Festival 2015, (29/05/2015) - clear golden yellow pour no head. Aroma and taste is prominent dry apple, light acidic, crisp on the palate, apple skin, citric dry finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (13904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2015
DŘE. Bag in box. Clear yellow without head. Aroma is sweet, apples and light barnyard. Flavor is medium sweet. Dry finish. 290515

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015

Bag in a box @ [ DOE - Olfestival Kobenhavn 2015 ] @ Lokomotivvaerkstedet, Otto Busses Vej 5A, 2450 Copenhagen SV, Denmark.

[ As Burrow Hill Cider - Dry ].
Clear light medium yellow color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate apple, apple skin - peal, tart apple, dry. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, dry, tart apple, apple, apple skin. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150529]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2015
Draught at Řlfestival 2015. Hazy yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of apples and plaster with notes of apple peel. Fruity flavour of apples, plaster and apple peel. Tart fimish of apples.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (13385) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
Sample at Danske Ölentusiaster Festival 2015. Clear pale yellow/golden, no head. Apple aroma, barnyard notes, funky, overripe apples. Apple flavor, funky, barnyard notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (11490) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Bag in box KŘ. Yellow colour. Moderate apple aroma. dry moderate apple flavor. Lacks barnyard notes- Average finish. Oily palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35099) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2015
From bag in a box. Pours clear and golden yellow, no head. Aroma is dry and zesty apples. Dry, herbal, citric apples. No sweetness. Solid dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2112) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Aroma: apple wine, dry, alcoholic. Appearance: light, clear gold, no head. Taste: very dry. Palate: alcoholic, apples, light carbonation. Overall: a bit too dry for my taste. Pint at The Stable, Bath.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3545) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Draught @ Monks Café Stockholm. Pours tiny hazy golden with no head worth mentioning. Smell is fruity and tiny funky with ripe apples, dry soil, hay, lemon juice and leather. Taste is sour and tiny fruity with sour apples, hay, dry soil, leather and hints of white pepper corns. Mouthfeel is very dry, tannic astringent and light bodied. Finish I start with sour apples, dry soil, leather and barnyard. Bit too tart and dry...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Plastic canister@Black Door, Helsinki. Slightly hazy deep orange colour with no head. Aroma is dry wood, some sweet somewhat rotten apples along with mild vanilla and some leathery notes. Flavour is sweet apples, on the verge to being too ripe, with some slight vinegar, yeast and mild earthiness. Dry, but still quite on the sweet side.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50