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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This single-varietal ice cider is being aged in a French oak barrel, imparting structure and delicate spice. Northern Spy is an antique variety of apple that was one of the three most popular in America at the end of the 19th century. It has a sweetly tart flavor that is superbly enhanced by the oak. Brix after concentration: 35 Alcohol by volume: 10% Residual sugar: 15% Titratable acidity: 1.2%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (1090) - Oakland, California, USA - MAY 24, 2015
2012 vintage. Aroma is rich apple, mostly sweet but also a bit of tartness. Light oak notes with some nice alcohol character. Pours a still copper amber color and its very clear. Fairly long legs. Flavor is very sweet with great apple character. Light tannins from the grape skins with a light tart green apple note. Faint oak character. Mouthfeel is full bodied with no carbonation. Low astringency and medium low alcohol warmth. Overall, a very nice ice cider and the best American version I have had. Great apple notes with nice sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10842) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
A golden cider with aroma of tart apples, light mineral notes, light vanilla, alcohol warmth, very nice. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity apple sauce with, light vanilla, alcohol warmth, very nice and complex yet smooth. Bottle at binny.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (1241) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
200mL bottle shared by AirForceHops, left by AdamJackson. Thanks guys! Batch 2012s201. Pours orange brown no carb. Aroma is crisp apple, slight acetone. Flavor is nice, apple. Balance of sweet and tart. Just a hint of oak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (4176) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 22, 2015
200 ml bottle shared by Adamjackson. Batch # 2012NS201. Amber color with a slick looking texture. Aroma is red apples, pears, sugar and shows a light warming after the sip. Texture has a sticky feeling on the palate. Nice stuff, sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chalumeaux (282) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Poured from 200ml bottle batch 2012ns201 thanks AdamJackson. Pours amber gold. Aromas of crisp apple and honey. Taste is awesome, smooth and silky, crisp apple and a hint of vanilla. I could drink this every day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3782) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle shared by some dad James. Notes of apple skins, caramel, and pie. Full bodied and rich. Njce stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10607) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma is wet oak and paper, sweet apples, light honey notes, faint nutmeg and vanilla. Pours brilliantly clear copper and still with some legs. Flavor is sweet and tart, crisp apples, light vanilla notes and oak with a sweet finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (3432) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Golden viscous pour. Nose is incredibly sweet with a ton of pear. very high sugar content. insane sticky sweet. this is really interesting. Has fresh cut mcintosh apples, pear and a touch of clementine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcartamdg (2356) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours an amber gold. Aroma of rich apples, honey and alcohol. Taste is rich, sweet apples and oak. Really nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12498) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle @ 10K + OT. Bottle courtesy of Steve, thanks! Rich amber color on this one. Caramel, maple syrup, vanilla, pie crust, and orange marmalade. Some pear, apple, and a slight cinnamon spiciness. Really quite sweet and lacking a bit in acidity. Lots of vanilla, maple, caramel, and baked fruit. Buttery pie crust, some jam/marmalade, light citrus, and a hint of spice.

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