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Etienne Dupont Cidre De Givre Eis Cider

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Brewed by Domaine Familial Louis Dupont
Style: Ice Cider/Perry
Victot-Pontfol, France
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As a true ice cidre "Cidre de Givre" expresses with intensity the flavors of the apples from Domaine Etienne Dupont. It is derived from E. Dupont Cidre Bouche Brut 2005 by freezing it and then removing the frozen water.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9071) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber. Aroma is caramel, apples, and light oxidation (sherry). Flavor is blended apple varieties, caramel, earthy notes and a sweet finish. Medium to full body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (3509) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear copper body, completely still. Nose is raisins, prunes, oxidized apples and hints of wood. Taste is intense apple flavor with huge tones of prunes, sherry, dark fruits, wood and hints of toffee and brown sugar. Dense body. Not much pears to identify. Pretty nice, and very different.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (12754) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear deep dark amber - no head. High apple. Sweetness. Lovely apple. Acid notes. Freshness. And heavy. Tartness. Wooden notes. Light peppery. Red apples.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Nose is caramel apple, dank apple, cinnamon and brown sugar. Taste is the same but more heavy on the caramel side. Some nice rich apple in the background. Medium body. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
Clear golden orange small bubbly head. Flavor is concentrated apple caramel vanilla aroma is fresh apple, sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5194) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Murky amber color with no head. Aroma of wood, smoke, sweet apples, and vanilla. Taste of apples, wood, light vanilla, and a sweet finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Damico (2354) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Pours darker, unclear amber with a smaller white head, almost no head really. Aroma brings some sweet caramel and apples, wow. The flavor is even better! It brings apples, butterscotch, and toffee. It is not overly sweet by any means, and no booze at all. The apples settle with a decent sweetness so nicely on the palate. Basically, it is a liquefied caramel apple, like at Halloween.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rudolf (2310) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2013
2006 Bottle from vbm. Slightly murky deep gold. Nose is apples and cinnamon, rich honey, earth, some mustiness. Flavor follows with lots of sweet Apple & honey, light acidity, medium caramel. Quite nice. Certainly not as intense as the Quebec ciders but way more drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (2676) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 27, 2013
On draft at Pizzeria Paradiso DuPont Circle DC. Pours a cloudy pale gold. Sour apple aroma. Slightly sweet. Mellow finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (2993) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2013
0.375l (bottle#4012 from 2011) absolutely stunning looking and strangely corked-patented long bottle. Just love the design on this bottle. It pours a really cloudy dark brown-orange almost muddy looking body and there are some transparent bubbles that stays on the side of the glass. The aroma fills the room. It’s surprisingly berry-sweet this. Lot’s of fresh red summer berries. Wild-strawberries at an distance but close up it’s more apply-concentrated and almost a bit cellared. Really beefy like a meaty fat and salty stock. Quite interesting. Oh, my this was a lot of flavor! So so concentrated and sweet! Loads of sweet concentrated green and yellow apples with a gazed caramelized sweetness like I’ve never tasted before. Apple consentrat with a taste of autumn and juicy sweet blood oranges. I get pictures of myself climbing in the apple trees as a child as I’m drinking this. A really interesting genre, my first actually, and a cider totally packed with flavor flavor flavor! I’m popping the cork back on and will enjoy this over a longer period. 07.01.2013


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