on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
OKBeerFan (67) - - MAY 6, 2013
Nice bottle design. When you pour this beer into a tulip it at first doesn't look appealing because of the "floaties". Once you smell this cider the appearance is an afterthought. It has wonderful bourbon notes as well as some faint vanilla character. Taste is equally impressive, with sweet apples, vanilla and sweet bourbon. This is a well balanced whiskey cask aged cider. Want to cellar a bottle to try next year. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
keanex (1789) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Stamped 28412, Iím guessing the 284th day of 2012 this was bottled.
Appearance: The appearance is cloudy with lots of sediment in suspension, it looks like a farm pressed cider with a dark amber body.
Aroma: On the pour a strong aroma of fresh cider rose to my nose. On my first sniff I was able to pick up some bourbon along with the cider. On my second sniff I pick up some banana, vanilla and perhaps cinnamon. This is very complex, slightly sweet but slightly dry, the Irish stout yeast shows some characteristics here. This is just wonderful on the nose.
Taste: Whoa, this is very cool. A slightly sweet apple juice lays the base for a very complex overlying blend of flavors. Vanilla and a touch of banana compliment the fruity apple during the mid-taste that hints at bourbon and oak. The finish touches on the bourbon a little bit with dry apple and oak flavors on the finish leaving bourbon on the tongue and down the throat, but only slightly.
Palate: Medium bodied, juice like, with light carbonation.
Overall: This is one of the best things Iíve drank in a long time. Iím new to ciders but this is impressing me so very much. I may look back on this rating and laugh in the future as I try more ciders, but right now this is an eye opening experience for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopTsing (565) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shadey (2079) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Had this on tap at the East Nashville Beer Festival. Beautiful cloudy pour like their other offerings. Obvious floating bits swirl on the top of the tasting glass. Aromas of honey. Sweet, but not sticky and with a perfect dry finish. These guys certainly know what they are doing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 8, 2013
Pours cloudy yellow/straw with no head. Aroma is sour, fermented apple, light bourbon. Taste is tart and sweet apple with a hint of bourbon. Sweet, but not owerpowering in the least. Slightly dry finish. Acutally, this is quite nice. Loads of flavor for the ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1764) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Pours slightly cloudy yellow/gold. Aroma is apples, bourbon, and sugar. Flavor is apples, honey, bourbon, and a little alcohol. Very interesting and unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2012
12oz bottle poured into glass. This has to be one of the best ciders Iíve ever tasted, or somewhere in my top 5. Thereís definitely a little bit of lingering whiskey barrel flavor alive in this bad boy, along with apple and spice flavor. A real treat!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AustinBaze (1) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2013 does not count
I donít like ciders generally. This is in a class by itself. Intriguing, notes of whiskey, peach, vanilla and Sake, though nearly flat from the bottle is tart and refreshing. It is the first cider I have willingly bought, and knowingly sought out. Special and worth seeking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21440) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy yellow orange color. Aroma is soft pure whiskey. Taste is apple pie, vanilla, brandy. Nice.

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 3 4 5 6 7

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50