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Guillet Cidre Breton Brut Traditionnel

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A soft full-flavoured cider bred under the warm Brittany skies. Made from fully ripened Breton varieties. The "consumer-friendly" label shows a Breton peasant seated on a barrel sampling the goods. Partially filtered.
http://www.applejacktradingcompany.co.uk/ciders.htm


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (10641) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle at Quo Vadis. It pours cloudy deep orange with a thick white head. The nose is earthy, musty, apple skin, lemon peel, apple pie and a touch of farmyard. The taste is crisp, soft sweetness, mellow apple, light earth, touch of tannins, wood, apple pie and poached pear with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate, effervescent carbonation. Very well balanced and very drinkable stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2567) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Aroma: intense apple, some wood. Appearance: clear gold, small, white head. Taste: light sweet. Plate: apples continue, light alcohol, turning lightly dry in the finish. Overall: very nice Cider, intense apple in aroma. Pint at Ten Bells, Spitalfields.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (2106) - Tuusula, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at olutexpo. Clear deep golden color, white head. Aroma sweet, earth, stables, apples, sour. Taste is sweet and sour apples, stables, earth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2014) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Drinkswell, Ripon. Hazy yellow gold colour, fizzy white foam head that dissipates to a thin layer and aroma of fruity apple, woody, earthy, light barnyard. Taste is tart juicy apple, apple skins, wood, tannins, light barnyard. Light to medium bodied, spritzy carbonation, dry tannic finish. Quite drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
marquisalex (167) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle poured into tumbler. Very cloudy brassy colour, no head. Musty, funky aromas, quite strong. Unripe apples. Very tart taste, dry finish. Not really to my taste, but apparently this is desirable in a Breton cider? Kinda like the way I don’t get lambics... yet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (3222) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
330ml bottle at Crêperie du Monde, London. Lovely fresh aroma, bright apple flavour, not as sweet as some Brittany cidres, a sharpness to the taste. Very drinkable, a large bottle of this would be a welcome addition to the fridge on a hot summer day.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2265) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2013
Bottle in The French House, Soho. Colour is light rusty amber, with some cider article cloudiness, very much apple juice looking. Nose is apple, famryard, manure, mustyy, caramel. Lots of good flavours. Taste is milldly sweet, apple, little farmyard.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jade (426) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2012
Syru[y, golden, full of apple flavour. Tastes like what I imagine old school cider is like.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALLOVATE (2769) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2011
Supple mousy, huffy, hessian sack and old leather couch smell to it with a little doughy, dry green apple and pear drops coming through. Draws a hazy caramel gold in colour with minute particulate carbonation sparse in its divide. Dry, mousy and hairy palate. Quite woody and just a bit cheesy to make it interesting. There is a huff of smoke that lingers, the swallow drains the palate of saliva, oh so dry. The body is light but it yields good presence, the apple flavours are strangely of those you’d pass up if it was fruit yet seem to work so well on this one post fermentation. Tightly sour but in check, and gently bitter, rough but also in tune. This is a nice session cider. Seems to hide itself so you could slam them back all night. The body is light enough, the carbonation is gentle, barely a prickle. A nice, definitively dry cider with character! (33cL, no date stamp [though purchased June 2010], Dan Murphy’s Morley)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2644) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
Bottle from Theatre of WIne, Greenwich. Cloudy orange pour. Tropical fruit and baked apple aromas. Stewed apple flavour with a hint of raisins. Very smooth.


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