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Brewed by Dunkertons Cider
Style: Cider
Pembridge, England

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml bottles only.
Sparkling.

A Medium Dry Sparkling Cider - Dunkerton’s Cider Mill is set in the ancient parish of Pembridge, an area of farmland, woods and hedgerows, where medieval half timbered villages meet the stone market towns of Wales. From the earliest times, rural communities have told stories of fantastic and unusual creatures which have supposedly lived in their locality. The lush rolling countryside of North West Herefordshire is no exception. Here stories tell of an animal which has evaded capture by farmer and huntsman alike; a Black Fox. The red fox has always existed, but the belief grew that there was also a fox "as black as night, so that it might live in a man’s shadow and so never be seen". A favoured haunt of the BLACK FOX is.........the Cider Orchard.


Jimthechap's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, - JUL 13, 2014
Orange coloured coider with a temporary white head and aromas of orange skinned apples. Mid to dry and only mild carbonation, but tasty for all that. Lovely stuff.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (2706) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2016
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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (2947) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1203) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2016
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!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2115) - GREECE - APR 5, 2016
330 ml bottle courtesy of skullgeorge. Light unclear yellow golden color with a thin off white ring as head. Fruity and funky aroma, ripe apples, berries, barnyard. Sweet and light acidic taste, apples and funky again, wood and nice smoked aftertaste. Light to medium oily body with soft to flat carbonation. My first cider.. very good!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2292) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2016
Draught at Uiltje Bar. Clear with no head. Light to medium body with fizzy carbonation. Nice sourness with some subtle herbal sweetness. Yeast, wood, apples and herbs. Quite nice!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Larry46 (1) - DRIFFIELD, East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016 does not count
Simply the best - the traditional English West Coast cider made from a skilful blend of authentic cider apples, bringing a full belt of tannin to the flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (4800) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2015
Clear. Champagne coloured. Aroma has some funky yeast and wood. Although not sweet it does leave a pleasant fruity sugary aftertaste on the lips.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
500ml bottle, pours hazy light gold, dry apple, yeasty, light tart. Light body, finishes dry.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
k0mpsa (2242) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle at beertemple, amsterdam. Little hazy golden color, white head. Aroma has stables, earth, apples. Lots of apples on taste, stables, earthy notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4350) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
Clear golden colour, no real head. Funky aroma, barnyard, horse blanket, apple. Light funky flavour, apple pie, quite dry. Funky finish, apple, wild yeast, horse blanket. Nice!!
(from 50cL bottle @ home. Thanks Ruud!)


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