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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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A rare and amazing pleasure. An American cider masterpiece combining a blend of 4 unique apple-wines: fermented with Belgian Trappist ale yeast; Irish Stout yeast; wild-fermentation heirloom cider-apple wine & Colfax classic apple-wine: all aged in Tennessee Whiskey barrels. Finished with unfiltered Gravenstein apple-juice aged in the same casks. Crispin’s Limited Release Number 5 Blend


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2013
bottle. hazy golden with very small head. i prefer the stagger lee to this one. dry and tart, slight whiskey. just tastes a bit old or stale. not bad, but could be much better.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden color, few bubbles. Aroma of apples, pear. Taste is similar with a bit of tannin. OK.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kobal (64) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 17, 2013
This cider is a cloudy orange, almost gold, with little carbonation. Woody apple is the most noticeable scent, but notes of red wine and roses show up also. Body is crisp, clean and refreshing. Taste starts with the same woody apple as the nose and also has floral touches and hints of starchy root vegetable. In the end, apple is one of the lesser players in flavor, but there’s lots of interest with whiskey, woody spice and almost airy mustiness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
djmadbrad (4) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2013 does not count
Not one of the better Crispins, unfortunately. Tastes like prunes! Pass on it... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrPickles (438) - Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 14, 2012
12 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy golden color that resembles real apple cider. The whiskey tones done the sweetness that some of the ciders have.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (2827) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle. Oaky, musty apple, light whiskey aroma. Hazy honey gold, fizzy white skiff of bubbles. Oak, light booze, and musty apple flavor. Light fizzy body, dry finish. Different, but I like it.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
weihenweizen (1607) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a white wine glass. Pours clear light amber, very little head, no lacing, no carbonation, and light wood aroma. Taste is oak, some water down soft whiskey, and a hint of apple which peaks out occationally. A little more apple taste would have been nice, not my thing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - NOV 1, 2011
8/16/11 @ azwine. The jacket. Hazy orange/honey iced tea. A is new kitchen cabinets.... Really woody, green herbaceous, sweet apple fruitiness, weird...glue, formica, bs. F is really dry. At is seeds,stems, leaves and bs. Fruity, bruised apples, tart fruity finish. crisp. thin given abv%. really interesting but not all that good. 6/3/6/3/15+

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Bottle. Pours a very hazy amber gold with the faintest hint of a white head that just lingers at the edges. Spicy up front, a bit of wood, whiskey, odd. Has that decomposing apple aroma, wood, toast. Medium bodied, softly decomposing apples, old wood, boozy alcohol that turns into vanilla. Finishes with a bit more whiskey over apples, but soft and not boozy or harsh. Sweet old apples on the finish. Certainly interesting. Long repeating flavor of whiskey applesauce.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Franklin’s in Gaithersburg. Pours a clear amber color with a thin fizzy white head. Aroma of apples, wood and brown sugar. The taste is apple, pear, faint whisky notes. Medium bodied.


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