jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) clear deep golden colour, frothy white head. aroma of apple crumble and custard, with lots of green olives, some yeast, cherry stones, cinnamon and just a hint of balsamic vinegar. flavour is mostly sweet apple juice and manure, with a hint of fried onions, some earth, leather, light vanilla and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.
markextrae (1092) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
shared 50cl bottle. golden yellow pour with nice carb. sour apples, barnyard, tart, sour vinegar notes, hints of tropical fruits, sweet flavours, bit of a weak mouthfeel.
deanso (5461) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Quite smooth and easy drinking. I was expecting more flavour from a vintage scrumpy though.
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Clear amber with bubbly white head on the pour.
Aroma: Apple, floral, light white wine notes and light toffee.
Taste: Medium sweetness, low/medium acidity, low tannin.
Palate: Thick slightly coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, fairly dry, sweet, tart apple finish.
Comments: Good and easy to drink. Rating is for 2011 Vintage.
SarkyNorthener (2101) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Wales 2014. Beer /cider no 27. Bottle from local village store, New Quay, Wales. Vintage 2011. Golden cider with moderate carbonation. Aroma of apples and barnyard funk some vinegar. Taste is apples, barnyard funk and sweet sugars. Good cider.
danlo (1219) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from BeerRitz online store. Clear orangey golden colour, thin white foam head and aroma of sour apple skins. Mellow apple flavour with vanilla notes, and some balanced acidity and tannins. Crisp mouthfeel, medium bodied, low to medium carbonation, clean finish. Quite drinkable.
minutemat (1752) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle from Tesco Newtown. Pours a deep orange, very fruity with a touch of tropical fruit juice and a comforting dryness on the old chops. Very nice indeed.
omega (703) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 25, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours quite dark for a cider. Find this one to be a little on the bland side with little flavour to excite the taste buds. Quite flat.
apickles (124) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Has a slight vinegar edge to it sniff. Surprisingly refreshing for a scrumpy. Golden and clear in colour.
jookos (2318) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Yellow hazy. Nose has fresh, ripe, and a bit tart, red apples, some cinnamon vanilla. Body is light medium. A tad of acidity, cleansing, excellent drinkability.