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Cornish Orchards Vintage Cider (Bottle)

Brewed by Cornish Orchards Cider
Style: Cider
Liskeard, England


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Autumn’s first ripe apple signifies the beginning of our cider making year. We create our intriguing and delicious ciders by working harmoniously with the seasons, using 100 % fresh pressed juice and the best traditional cider making practices.
A connoisseur’s cider, medium dry and lightly sparkling created from apples elected for their soft tannins and traditional flavour. This classic is cider matured over the winter months to bestow vintage qualities.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4534) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
50cl bottle from Tesco, Camberley - Vintage 2012. A really pale straw colour with light carbonation; crisp apple aroma; good apple taste, with a touch of sourness and some stewed tea tannins; then a dry finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (4100) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear golden colour with medium body. Aroma of mild apples and caramel. Taste of mild but ripe apples, leaves, caramel and pears. Smooth finish with leavy hints. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (4100) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Tsco, Eastbourne. Shared with McTapps. Nice nose of apples, bit grass, cereals. Taste it dominated by apples, lemons and a bit of honey. Ends dry, sour, bit sweetish. Not a bad one offering some alcohol in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4948) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2014
0.5 l bottle from Alko. Pale golden color. Delicate aromas of ripe apple with hint of sherry and wet wood. Sweetish taste of ripe apple with acidic grapefruit and lemon towards finish. Acidity is fairly high but tannins are low. Some bitter apple skin taste. Body is fairly light, which makes this more food friendly. Nice balanced cider with complexity. Clean taste, not a farmhouse cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2437) - FINLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours pale yellow in color. Mashed apples, hints of wood, some vanilla in aroma. Fresh pressed apples, hints of cinnamon spicyness in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1169) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
500ml bottle 2012 vintage. Clear yellow golden colour, white foam head that quickly disappears and aroma of apple, musty. Taste is tart apple with alittle sweetness & some dry woody vanilla notes. Oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, dry tannic finish. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (5695) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird ⅩⅦ Real Ale Festival
Flavour has ripe apples, some fruit sugar and leathery tones. Flavour is rather acidic with green apples - but at the same time floury with ripe apples in the finish. Also some fruit sugar tones. Leathery notes are nice but this is just too sweet at the end. Also a bit too acidic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5387) - ITALY - JAN 11, 2014
pale bright apple jam sweet apple medium dry short finish clean medium acidity

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2013
Bottle at a ChrisO tasting - London. Vintage 2010. Pours clear, very pale yellow with a faint, bubbly film. Sweet, ripe apple nose. Light to medium sweet flavor, pretty dank, lightly dry, with tart apples. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish with mild dryness, some tart apples and moderate dankness. Pretty alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Etruscan (528) - Tuscany, ITALY - NOV 26, 2012
Light amber colour. Very weak white head. Aroma is sour with fruity (apples) and vinegar notes. Flavor is fruity too (apples, apricots) with light sour tones, ending in a moderately fruity and dry finish. Light to medium bodied. Light carbonation.

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