RobBestwick (823) - Calgary, Alberta, - JAN 6, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Apple and bacon like arom. Pours with a cloudy brown colour and no head. Dry and yeasty green apple flavour with some sharp bitterness in the finish. Medium palate. Good cider.
Rasmus40 (17417) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample from Mycider. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, apples and wood. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 150816
saxo (16724) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Small head with short suration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are apples, fruits, barnyard and has a nice fruity finish.
Theydon_Bois (16623) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home, 31/07/16.
Hazed orange with a decent off white head that dissipates to a crown of bubbles.
Nose is earthy apple, light smoke, straw, pear skins, farmy.
Taste comprises toffee apple, burnt sugar, earthy, apple pulp.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close with a bitter sweet finale.
Decent enough offering.
skortila (5238) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Oproer. Aroma has green apples, some wood. Clear, golden coloured cider with no head. The taste is light sweet, green apples, some wood and funk. Medium carbo.
Gurthnar (4837) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Not very complex, but authentic natural apple character, light rot, woody, light basementy. Almost moderate carbonation. Alcohol hidden dangerously. Very easy drinking, simple but charming.
Cuso (7625) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks. Unclear paler old. Color with minimal white head. Strong apple aroma with nice tartness. Taste, apples, wood, hints of vanilla, caramel. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Good.
sulawang (1000) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2016
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Visual: (cellared for 4 years). Pours almost golden orange, no head, small clusters of slow steady micro streams.
Nose: heavy wet woody yeasty apple wine, vanilla. (lvl-9)-pungency
Attack: crisp bite, incoming tangy
Mid-palate: tangy medium acidity, (lvl-6-sweetness), woody apple juice,
Finish: medium tart, woody exhale, vanilla, white grape
Summary: Big wood vanilla, solid taste and body, all around clean.
Maakun (3567) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at De Paas. Hazy light golden with a few bubbles. Musty apple, cobwebs, funky notes, hay, dried apple skins. Lots of deep dry musty notes, very complex. Very light sweetness and a sour touch. Medium bodied with dry feel and some alcohol. Very pleasant cider.
ShivanDragon (3239) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
sample from tap at #bfgm16, Bierfestival Groningen ’16, shared with @Zlotta.
bright pale yellow-golden with no head. aroma of sweet sour apples, some lemons, zweet , wood. Taste of heavy sweetness, some sour fruity green appels, some brett notes, fresh, lemon, soft, smooth, medium body, oily texture, quite nice sweet cider.
Zlotta (1905) - Hagen, GERMANY - APR 9, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from tap at Bierfestival Groningen 2016 at 7%. Slightly funky, sourish-fruity aroma of green apples, hints of lemon and oak. Sourish-fruity, a bit sweetish, slightly funky taste of green apples, some almond, hints of lemon and oak, followed by a short, moderately tart finish. Thin to medium body, spritzy and moderately astringent mouthfeel, flat. Nice!