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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6126) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20299) - 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 (4008) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2007
On train on way back to glasgow. Almost entirly flat but a slight pluckering intreges the palate. Aroma is sweaty dry apples, hints at tartness but generally balanced. Taste is similar dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6559) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1138) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2004
Straw coloured and hazy. Aromas are sweet, sour and earthy with apples and wood. Flavours are dry with some sweet apple and woodiness. Very dry on the palate. Contains Sheeps Nose and Brown Snout - what a selling point.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 30, 2007
Bottle, train from Edinburgh to Glasgow, RBESG 07. Just woke up when tasting this one, and what a way to wake up! Sharp nose, and initial taste, quite sour. Heavy on the tannins. Rather quenching.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thb (678) - 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 (6144) - 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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