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Brewed by Domaine Familial Louis Dupont
Style: Cider
Victot-Pontfol, France

bottled
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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Note: 2003 vintage bottles are 6% ABV.

Unfiltered, unpasterized cider


podey's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Poured draught at Gingerman NYC. Pours slightly cloudy without much head, medium carbonation. Aroma of tart apple and straw. Smells like an orchard! Tast is beautiful, full bodied, balanced: tart apple with the slightest bit of honey. Really a fantastic cider.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2014
2011 bottle. Golden, really very lively. Funky farmyard aroma. Fruity, mature apples, dust, farmyard. Lightish body. A pleasant surprise- refreshing, yet quite complex and balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5932) - Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s in late June/early July this year. Pours a hazy golden with a hint of orange and no head. The aroma and flavor have sweet apples and pears, a nice tartness grows, some musty character shows, more interesting than most ciders.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1478) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle direct from the cidery. Pours golden with a thin white head. Quite well sparkling giving a full mouthfeel. Sweet apple flavour with sherbet and a mild herbal note. Crisp and fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1733) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
August 29, 2014. Bottle, 2012 vintage. Gusher, leaving 3/4 left in the bottle. Pours clear golden with a quickly dissipating frothy white head, Aroma is tart apples, oak, vanilla, barnyard. Taste is light sweet fruity, medium tart apples with a barnyard finish. Medium dry bodied, fizzy carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7977) - Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft at Green Lady. REally phenominal normandie cidre, some dustiness, tannic skins, some decent acidity, oxidized but crisp and tart.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7236) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2014
Champagne bottle at YNWA Beershop. No head. Clear yellow golden body. Mild dusty aplle plastic aroma. High carbonated fresh apples with notes of lemon and lime. A bit agressive and acidic. Long finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wdowney (4) - Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
I expected more from this. In a lot of ways it was like a champagne - really fizzy and somewhat dry, but there was a bit of sweetness to it. I kept trying to place one of the main flavors and the closest I could come up with was a champagne like flavor. hazy, cloudy, sparkling, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, fizzy, golden,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2756) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear and yellow with a tiny white head. Aroma of apples, funk and wood. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry andtart. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and average carb. A.very nice and crisp Cider.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (337) - - JUL 18, 2014
Light gold, clear, fine and lasting bubbles. Medium body and flavor density, spritzy, low alcohol heat, avg length. Very sweet, balancing acidity, slightly fermented apple taste. Tasty but a bit too sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davey101 (697) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2014
2012, 375 ml into a tulip. Crystal clear light amber with tons of rising carbonation. Nose is blue cheese. Musky, funky, and a little smoked meats. Light apples but the nose rivals some lambic in the level of musk. Taste is musk, hay, and and some meat. Savory transforms to sweet aged apples with a lingering oaky/oxidation earthiness. Dry and bubbly. Takes a bit to get used to the musk but once you do it’s actually quite good and very unique.


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