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Brewed by Magners GB / Shepton Mallet Cider Mill (C&C Group)
Style: Cider
Shepton Mallet, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Bottled only - available in 500ml bottles.
Gaymers County Range.

This cider is crafted to reflect the character of the best cider apples of Somerset. Its is therefore, a classic Somerset Cider: Bittersweet apples flavours combined with astringency from natural tannins.
Somerset County is a light amber cider with aromas of green apple and lime. A lively and refreshing mouthfeel that combines the fruit flavour with a little dryness in a medium length fruit hit.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2010

Bottle 500ml. clear glass @ home.

Clear medium to dark orange yellow color with a average, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy apple, vanilla notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, sweet, dry, flavor ends with just sweet apple. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat. [20101106]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20330) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2012
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour, no head. Arom is sweet apples, some mild vinegar, vanilla and mild tartness. Flavour is rather similar ending in a quite dry way. A bit too vinegary to be relly pleasant

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2012
bottle at chrisOs ... golden amber ... sharp dry apple nose ... tart dry apple ... big apple peel ... lots of tanins ...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2012
Bottle at Chriso Easter Tasting 2012. pale gold slight white head. Appley cider. Stewed fruit some dryness. Fine

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2013
Bottle at a ChrisO Tasting - London. Pours clear gold with a few bubbles for a head. Nice apple nose, light funk and sweat. Good flavor, light dank and juicy apples, mild dryness. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Dryish finish with pleasant apple notes, not too sweet, very lightly dank. Good cider overall.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fin (7411) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2009
Bottle from Tesco, Aylesbury, Bucks consumed 12-07-09 Pours mid-gold with some apple and grass on the nose. Taste is commercial, no depth, touch watery and thin, some appleyness in the mouth but nowt special. A6 A4 F4 P2 Ov10 2.6

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
downender (6290) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle from ASDA. Deep gold in colour with slight carbonation. Eating apple aroma with a hint of caramel. Bland flavour of apples, with a touch of tartness in the finish. Forgettable, and a lot worse than the same producer’s Devon Medium.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4528) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2010
50cl bottle from Waitrose..Golden amber with moderate carbonation, sweetish apple aroma; lightly bodied, crisp apple flavour; dry cardboard finish; dreary and boring.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2008
The full ’heritage’ treatment here: sepia photograph of Glastonbury Tor on the label. Gold and very gassy. Pleasant sweet aroma. Anonymous medium cider, not too sweet, with a slight dryness. It refreshes adequately.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rauchbier (3609) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle from Rhythm & Booze in Brigg. Gold, no head and low condition. Trace apple fruitiness and a touch of oak in the nose, muted sweet apple noes in the mouth with a faint hint of barnyard and a little tartness, a little dry bitterness creeping into the otherwise fruity finish.


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