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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Blended using 4 unique apple wines aged in both Rye and Bourbon American whiskey barrels. Apple wine fermented with irish stout yeast, belgian trappist yeast, sake yeast, and our original Colfax Classic. Final product is finished with tupelo honey aged in Bourbon barrels and a lingering open-mouthed kiss of fresh-pressed apple juice.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle
Appearance - Cloudy yellow, light bubbles
Aroma - Whiskey, apples, oak
Taste - Sweet apple, tart, alcohol

I was hoping for more of a punch here, but it was just an average cider overall. Aromas initially revealed a nice whiskey aroma, but the taste was just apples and wood - pretty good though!!!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (852) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Looks and smells like not hard apple cider- with a bit of a buttery note on the nose. The whiskey really comes through in the flavor- tasting like whiskey + apple cider. Round full mouth feel, low carbonation, sweet finish. Tastes like fall.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopTsing (403) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
From the bottle came a cloudy yellow cider with very little head. Aromas of whisky and apples. Light bodied with flavors of apples and lightly oaked and a hint of bourbon.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabic (405) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Ar: Fresh apple cider - tart apple skin and tannins. Ap: Cloudy pale golden - fizzy white head with the slightest bit of foam. T: Tart apple up front, semi-sweet - fresh cider tannins - a bit of oak - finish is fresh apples and some clean alcohol. P: Light body, high carbonation, very lively - bone dry finish. O: A pleasant hard cider, not a lot of complexity - the barrel aging character is very subtle, but nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5527) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Pours a murky, yellow color with a few white bubbles. There was a ton of yeast in the bottom of the bottle, much of which came into the glass even with a careful pour. The aroma has a good bit of apples and vanilla, as well as some oak and a hint of bourbon. The flavor is similar. The bourbon, oak and maple come through up front, with the apple notes adding a nice crispness at the end. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (482) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 9, 2012
12 oz bottle. Audible carbonation. Sweet aroma. Cloudy. Sweet apple flavor. The barrel tastes are quite subtle. I get more rye than bourbon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1139) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy, honey-tinged apple juice. Initial whiff when you pop the cap is a big bourbony nose. It lightens up once poured into a glass and the honey really opens up. Taste is fresh, crisp, not overly tart apple first. Then there’s a nice bit of bourbon bite and some smooth, sweet honey on the finish. Really coats the tongue and last while. Makes for a nice, crisp sipper.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy yellow orange color. Aroma is soft pure whiskey. Taste is apple pie, vanilla, brandy. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run. Pours a hazy orange color with a bit of thin fizz. Aroma of sweet apples, earth, honey, vanilla, bourbon. The taste is sweet apples, vanilla, wood, spice, pineapple, citrus, honey, whisky. Medium bodied. Quite interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Pours a hazy tan apple juice color with a fizzy white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has fresh apples, faint whiskey, and very soft vanilla and honey. Flavor is appley oak with some soft spicy rye and hints of cinnamon...but gets a little watery towards the end. Mouthfeel is light and a bit lively with a very dry finish reminiscent of appley sake.


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