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Henney’s Frome Valley Herefordshire Apple-Sweet Cider (Bottle)

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Brewed by Henney’s Cider
Style: Cider
Worcester, England

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml bottled.

Lightly sparkling.
Henneys Apple Sweet Cider is a sparkling cider blended with a little apple juice to give a lovely mouthfeel and a fruity palate bursting with sweet apple character.
At Henney’s we believe that the very best way to make cider is to start with high quality ingredients and to keep the process as simple as possible. This has helped us to win many prestigious awards in recent years. Each autumn, carefully selected, locally grown, varieties of genuine cider apples are milled, pressed and fermented. The resulting cider is then blended and stored through the winter allowing it to mature and develop a rich and mellow flavour. Our finished cider retains the distinctive fruity aromatic character or ripe bittersweet apples whilst being crisp light and refreshing. Sip or quaff, we don’t mind, as long as you enjoy it. Cheers! A blend of Frome Valley Dry Cider with concentrated apple juice which gives added sweetness and a fruitier flavour.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (743) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours darker golden almost no head. Aroma is sourish, apples, vinegar. Taste si sour with some sweetness, nice apple taste. Medium body. Really good one. Not too dry, not too sweet, not too sour, I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (2120) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
bottle at home, golden pour with a small white ring. notes of sweet apples, wood, honey, green apples, juicy, dry, sparkling and refreshing

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6574) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
50cl bottle from ABCBeers shared with a brewing buddy. Thin white head, low carbonation. Clear golden pour. Sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10810) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2014
500ml bottle (Kelm, Tallinn)
Bright orange, clear. Lovely cider aroma, of apples and woody notes. Almost a dry taste, plenty of sharp spiky esters and more - not so sweet. Later some almost yeasty hints, just as I expect from a dry cider. However, it’s not lacking sugars there’s a lovely toffee sweetness in the body and in the late finish too, where it’s accompanied by pure fresh apples. Love the weird dry aspects, sends a shiver down my spine on at least half of my swallows, and that I like.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (3964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden color. Tiny white head as a ring. Leather, sour, bit of yeast and apple jam in aroma. Sweet, fresh green apples, juicy, bit woody taste. Nice dry, but still juicy, woody aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (894) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2013
500 ml bottle from Tesco. Clear amber. Very appley, not too sweet, lighter palate than I expected. I feared it would be cloying, but it was actually refreshing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2488) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2013
500ml bottle sipped next to Ludlow Castle. Although reflective of Henney’s usual well-blended quality, this is a little tame for me. A pleasant drink, but lacking in the way tanin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2617) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2011
Bright, light amber with little evident carbonation. Strong, tangy ripe red apple nose with a lot of core and pip. Rounded and full, good body with a very light spritz. Sweet but controlled, good length of ripe tangy apple. Light woody pip and core, but otherwise clean as a whistle. Very refreshing, Really lifts the palate without being cloying. A simple cider, odd as I’m never quite fond of the sweet ones. (50cL, BBE 12/12, Thirsty Camel, Butler)

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Bottle @ home- fuck if I know where the fuck I got the fucker. Clear, golden orange appearance with a small, yet large bubbly white head. Fairly sweet, red apple pulpy, somewhat juicy aroma. Sweet, red apple juicy, slightly spicy, easy drinking, alcoholic apple juice flavor. Easy drinking but not all that interesting. Apple juice with booze!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3002) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a clear orange gold with no head. Aroma is sweet and slightly sour apples. Taste is sweet apple throughout. Easy drinking.


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