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Citizen Cider Unified Press

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Brewed by Citizen Cider
Style: Cider
Essex, Vermont USA

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Off-Dry, clean and crisp drink for the people; our flagship cider. The Unified Press is easy drinking for any occasion. Blend of 10 or so varieties of apples grown in Vermont at Happy Valley Orchards, Kent Ridge Orchards, and Allenholm Farm. 6.8%ABV. Available in 22oz and Draft.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4553) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2014
16oz can pours a crystal clear straw gold with zero head and some apparent combination. Nose is solid, apple juice, apple skins, a little buttery. Flavor is the same, sweet apple, some buttery apple pie crust, some green apple skin, a little champagne grape. Clean finish, not at all sulfurous. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8184) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
[ Keg ][ ~5oz ][ Three Penny Taproom VT ][ Free ][ Tumbler? ][ 5/25/14 ]
>> Pours crystal clear white near seltzer water pour, soda foam. White grape and lychee jelly nose. Good carbonation, nice green apple flavors, extremely simple. Refreshing, pear and green apple soda brightness. Comes in cans now and is apparently a major hit in the area.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Can at Paul’s. Pours clear white. Nose/taste of apple, white sugar and touch of cinnamon. Lighter medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1426) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2014
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed on Easter Sunday. Appearance is a bubbly clear pale gold with no head. Aroma is a rich mix of apples and light cinnamon. Taste goes down with a nice moderate carbonation and a nice apple blend. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Hey an American cider that’s not horrible! This is becoming more common and something I can get used to. This stuff pours a clear yellow color and perfectly clear. If you split the difference between champagne and a light lager, I’d imagine you’d come up w/ something like this. It is fruity w/ chardonnay-like green apple notes. This is just a touch sweet which works pretty well though it tends to cloy just a little bit if you are drinking more than a wine-glass full. It finishes w/ a bit of an apple-skin astringent note. This is maybe not the most complex and flavorful stuff in the world by damned if it isn’t a world better than the apple flavored soda pop that typically passes for cider.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 Draft at blackback, clean and sweetish , a lightly polished and clean very nice , a good cider. Very crisp, and not overly sweet, simple. Sweet apple finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dan269605 (235) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Very light golden, nice apple aroma, natural crisp flavor, tastes less commercially produced, slightly higher ABV than normal but didn’t taste it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (1457) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2014
My wife hauled this back from VT for me - thanks wife! Pours a very pale wheat color with a white head that quickly fizzes away. The smell is fresh cut green apples, tart with a touch of perfume. The taste is apple skin, must, green apple, tart and dry. Light in body with pretty active carbonation. Pretty tasty stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
[5271-20130427] Tap. Light apple flower aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with no bubbles. Apple and applesauce flavour. Medium body. Tasty but simple. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(@ Black Back Pub, Waterbury, VT)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5220) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Draft at three penny with Linh, Minh and Angela. Pours a clear golden body with no lacing. Aroma is clean apple slices. Mouthfeel is thin with typical apple cider flavors - nothing offensive or articial, just nice light apple character throughout.


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