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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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The Original Blend is made from freshly pressed Maine apples (thank you Ricker Hill Orchards, www.rickerhill.com) because we believe in making the best product we possibly can. We also like to support local agriculture. We use Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, McIntosh, Cortland, and Gala apples in our cider.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slubgob (172) - West Hartford, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Can into wine glass.very minimal carbonation. Hazy yellow. Very sweet nose with a hint tart.b in the mouth very much like apple juice. Finishes with a touch of tart and tannin, but on the whole too sweet for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (1765) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Can. Pours a orange color. Looks like a screwdriver but sweet like orange. Nothing special . A little too fruity for me ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4167) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Pours hazy pear into a shaker. Still appearance. Apple aromas. Medium bodied with sweet gala and sour apple front to back. Lasting tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1399) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2014
I thought it was good, i had it on draft my wife had it canned, I feel its a sweeter cider with the given apples that holds true, my wife had a weird finish that didnt jive well with her, standard no head pour with slight bubbles rising not too thick of a body and easy to gulp.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldGrowth (2481) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2013
pint at salty pig. ok aroma..sweet..apples. duh. cloudy yellow.gold.color. sweet flavor. light body thin smooth mouthfeel sweet finish. nice..not super dry not super sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4200) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2013
12oz can pours a hazy orange with zero head. Nose is sweet, apples, candy, heavy spiced cider. Flavor is nice, sweet candy, mild clove, almost like apple sauce. Clean finish. Solid cider.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (823) - Vermont, USA - NOV 1, 2013
12oz. can purchased from Top Shelf Brews yesterday evening for $2.29. Pours a murky carrot orange. Aromas of cat piss, pears, tart apples, wine yeast nutrient, and vitamins. Tastes the same only with the addition of pineapple juice and papaya by swallow. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2013
On tap at Blaze. Pours a hazed to opaque brown amber. Soft acid and apples, faint yeast. Quite sweet, but not cloying. Tastes like fresh cider in the fall. Very light yeast, soft sweetness into the finish. Very nicely done sweet cider.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HeadyDE (426) - Delaware, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Can offering at Emma’s pizza in Cambridge..don’t drink much hard cider at all but had to try this..pours apple cider brown color..nice aroma of fresh pressed apples..hint of cinnamon..palate is well conceived..this tastes like quality fresh apple cider with a barely noticeable alcoholic presence..this is incredibly easy drinking..quite flavorful and is not chock full of artificial sweetness or sugars like other ciders I have tried..also impressed with being canned..would be nice to be able to find this and add to the occasional summer rotation for something new...nicely done..

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TATE (265) - Lubec, Maine, USA - MAY 28, 2013
On tap a Cohill’s. Cider is not my favorite so the rating may be low. It appears to be well made. Pours a hazy amber color and seems to be a pretty full bodied cider. A little to sweet for my liking but better than the big company ciders found at the convenience store.


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