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Dunkertons Organic Dry Still Cider

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Brewed by Dunkertons Cider
Style: Cider
Pembridge, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dunkertons cider use wine yeasts to give consistency and and a more sophistcated taste to their cider than most farmhouse ciders. The dry is fermented right out, bottled unfiltered and unpasteurised, and made from organically grown apples. A blend of cider apples is used, including Sheeps Nose, Brown Snout, and Foxwhelp.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1121) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear yellow golden colour, short lived foamy white head and aroma of fruity apple, musty, vanilla, leather, barnyard. Taste is dry sourish apple, bittersweet, apple skins, woody oak, earthy tannin and light barnyard notes. Medium bodied, low carbonation, drying tangy tannic finish. Very drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sulawang (610) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
pours almost clear golden yellow apple juice colour with a slightly larger but quickly dissipating head, much more activity and clinging bubbles. Nose: milder vanilla/apple nose, more subdued than above Attack: dense fruity apple flavour Mid-palate: more of a crisp bite, 1/10-dry sweetness, LEMON, woody apples, acidic Finish: oak, vanilla on the exhale, tart and dry finish. I definitely enjoy the 1) Premium cider more because of the bolder flavours and the satisfying sweetness of the body. To me this is just an average dry cider with slighty more complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thb (675) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
Bubbly dark yellow, no head to speak of. Aroma of tart apples, old barrels, grass. Taste is very dry, moving to a tart, astringent finish. Alcohol is concealed. Good cider.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6109) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 8, 2012
33 cl bottle @ O’Hara’s Freehouse, Tampere.
Pours hazy pale golden color with no head. Aroma of sour apples, herbal notes, wood and lemon. Flavour of apples, sweetish lemon notes, grass and mild pear notes. Dry and crisp palate. Decent.
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2010
Cask@Southampton Arms. Yellowish golden colour, small head. Aroma is tart apples, wood, mild fruits as well. Flavour is quite the same with a quite strong dry acidity to it. Nice and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (4007) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2010 Bottle from Peckhams. Hazy golden colour, no head. Aroma of medium sweet, medium sour apple. Flavour is fairly sour, some vinegar, wood.

Rerate, bottle from Peckhams. Nose is strong leather, woody. Very dry. This is good stuff. +.4

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 11, 2009
Not totally sue this counts as still with its tight fizz. Sour almost, not quite dry tough.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6453) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 28, 2008
rbesg07, bottle on the train to glasgow. pretty good for a train beer - zesty apple rind, lightly salty with a pleasingly acidic finish

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2008
Bottled. A hazy golden cider. The aroma is sweet apply with a slight acidity. The flavor is acidic with notes of apples and wood, as well as a light note of phenol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6125) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2007
Appearance
Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 3   Pale(1)->Dark(5) : 2   Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 1
Aroma
Intensity : 4  
Yeast : 4   Bread : XX   Hay: 2   Brett : 3   Floral: 2   Wood: 4   Leather: 4   Barnyard : 3   Medicine : 2   Phenols: 2   Cheese : 2   Vinous: 3  
Notes: Caramel : XX   Honey : XX   Applesauce: XX   Appleskin : 2 Pear : XX   Tropical FruitsXX  
Flavor
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2 Juicy: 2   Sourness : 2   Bitterness: XX   Farmy : 2   Complex: 2   Length : XX
Palate
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 1 Chewy: XX   Sharp: 3   Chalk : XX   Astringence : 2   Tea tannins : 3   Alcohol : 2
Comments: A remarkable cider, dark, still, stoney, leathery and not too sour, but sharp and dry.


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