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Hallets Real Cider (Bottle)

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Brewed by Blaengawney Cider
Style: Cider
Newport, Wales

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml bottles.
Note: The draught version is still and has a separate listing.

This is our bottled cider which is medium and slightly sparkling. It’s made with a blend of vintage cider and new juice which produces an intense flavour.
Hallets Real Cider is produced by hand at Blaengawney Farm using a blend of Welsh cider apples.
It is made using both the traditional fermentation method, with the addition of juice which is fermented using a rarely applied method called Keeving. The result produces a sweet, rich juice and unique Welsh cider which has its own subtle texture and unique taste.
Once blended, it is matured, bottled and stored for a minimum of 3 months, allowing a natural conditioning to occur.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3949) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear golden cider liquid without any head on top. Aroma has light sugary apples, not much else. Still very hard to properly describe a cider without returning to the apple fermentation with sparkly goodness. That’s basically it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (3919) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle at THT. Clear bright golden with very short lasting fizzy white head. Sweet apples, lots of dusty apple peel, light mineral. Slight cellar funk and dust, with a light herbal finish. Under medium sweet. Medium dry with soft carbonation. Ok

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mariuspoenari (1461) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
Sampled at THT June tasting. Clear pale golden, no head. Smells like macerated apples. Tastes pretty much the same, apples, sour fruit and sugar. Medium to light body with a low carbonation and a sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (2692) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2016
500ml bottle shared at home. Clear golden with almost no head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with subtle sour and bitter tones. Apples, oak, honey and tart. Did go well with the BBQ.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (3207) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 30, 2014
500ml bottle. 30-09-2014.
Courtesy of Diego Cotoya and shared with him.
In short: tart finishing cider.
Pours quite clear golden-hay, with little white head. Apple nose, starts fruity , apples, some sweet, and then turns bitter, quite dry finish. Enjoyable.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vipinvelp (3826) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
Pale yellow, small foam ring. Apple aroma and taste as a cider should. Fresh drink. (Velp 201409) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (4140) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Nice fresh taste of yeasty apple. Bit sour, with a touch of horseblanket. Bit thin, but quite enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (14074) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
Sampled @ Dutch Chili Fest, Eindhoven. Clear pale golden color, no head. Aroma is apple, sweet apple. Taste apple, sweetness, slightly winey. Lightly thin body, but easy drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8950) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
50cl bottle from ABCBeers, shared with Kermis. Very thin white head. Low carbonation. Clear golden pour. A very nice drinkable cider

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (6448) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2014
Classy and superb Cider with some apple and apple juice in the back, Starting off easy with less sweet background as expected and then hitting you with that forgotten sweetness you have missed. Good one with a bit of pineapples as an extra.


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