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Fox Barrel Pear Cider

Formerly brewed at Fox Barrel Cider Company
Style: Perry
Colfax, California USA
Serve in Flute, Stem glass


on tap


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Our Hard Pear Cider is a dryer, soft bodied cider which is light and refreshing. It’s an excellent candidate in situations where you might consider a dry Gewurtztraminer or champagne. Excellent with fruits, cheeses and salads, this light beverage is also a great brunch choice. Try it with orange juice for a "Fox-mosa".
Note: Do NOT confuse with the Pacific Pear Cider!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
valpoaj (730) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Draft pour - mild straw color - no head upon arrival. Aroma is sweet pear, and not much else, but its also not ’in your face’ and quite pleasant for a cider. Flavor is very similar...some dryness mid-sip offsets some of the general sweetness of the beverage, and the pear is not fake in the least, leading to quite a good drink. Palate is good for the style - I’d enjoy these every so often, a nice rendition of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3222) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2013
On draft. Pours a crystal clear golden straw color with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of sweet apples and pears. Taste is much the same. Sweet apples, pears, grapes, with some slight tartness in the finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Silverbush85 (65) - - MAY 31, 2013
This is not beer! Its cider ... Very light color... flavor is forgetful ..You were warned ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
CaptGarrote (7) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2013 does not count
Dry but very sweet. If you enjoy cider that tastes like soda, you'll enjoy this. --- Proost & Salud

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilnatp (663) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Tasted in 2010 or 2011 at Happy Gnome. This is not the black label Pacific Cider which does not have apple juice. I believe that this now retired version probably did have some apple in it.
Tap. This cider is light and crisp. The aroma is apple and at first, I thought I had been given the wrong pour. The taste however is of both apple and pear. Delicately balanced.

Additional notes: Crisp apple and pear flavor with a light finish. This has a real fruit flavor, like juice. Palate is a bit dry. This leaves you wanting more, and it is rather drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (5885) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Pours clear pale yellow with a quickly disappearing white head. The aroma definitely has a lot of pear. It seems like very ripe pear with the amount of sweetness to it, but it’s not a thick or cloying though. There is also a bit of a candy aspect and some traces of vanilla and milk caramel. Medium crisp body with some sharp fizzy carbonation. The taste is much like the aroma, but it is a bit drier and peppery. The finish is clear, fruity and spicy. Nice pear cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Bottled. Poured very light straw golden with a ring of white bubbles and nice effervescence.. looked about like what I wanted. The aroma picked up sweet, juicy pears and a touch of oak.. touches of nutmeg and other spices accented.. nice stuff. The flavor found a bunch of pears as well, with some artificial sweetener and vanilla accenting.. even sweeter on the finish. Light-bodied with prickly carbonation that moved it well across the palate.. just a little too sweet, but overall very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
topherh (1924) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Pours a clear pale golden with pear and bubble gum in the nose. Flavor is pear and apple sweetness, lightly tart, with a clean, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zathrus13 (1764) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2011
Pours pale yellow. Aroma is pears and apples. Flavor is apples, pears. and sugar. Ends a little dry. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5094) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2011
Very nice crisp pear aroma with mild floral notes and just a touch of vinegar. Very pale, clear, gingerale color with a good label in a standard US longneck. Dry, slightly sour, crisp, just a tad of mustiness. Body was light and lost carbonation, mild sour finish. New Leaf Market.

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