Ughsmash (7098) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 3, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bomber. Poured clear honeyed golden with just a few loose bubbles around the edges.. nice color to it. The aroma picked up sweeter, juicy apples paired with cinnamon, maple, and a little honey.. more warm, wintery spices on the back of the nose.. quite nice. The flavor found more juicy apples and a touch of pear at the core, with complementary cinnamon, tangy apple skins, and a hint of maple around.. finished with good balance between sweet, tangy, and spicy. Medium-bodied with low carbonation.. good feel on the palate.. great drink!
MunBro (251) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tastes like apples, cinnamon, vanilla and spices. Not usually a big cider fan but this is really good!
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really nice mixture of spice and apple, with a very nice vanilla touch with backing cinnamon. Really nice campfire drink.
DialSquare (2526) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From an old note: bottle shared at Proof. Sweet apple. Maple, spice, honey, cinnamon. Not a big cider fan, so grain of salt... 6.4
unclemattie (4129) - Georgia, USA - MAR 19, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
22oz bottle. Copper color, flat. Bold character at first taste. Smells of spiced cider. Strong. Tastes of over-ripened/cooked apples. It’s alright. (4004)
bhensonb (10748) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours gold. Aroma is apple with a hint of cinnamon. Med body or nearly. Flavor is fairly sweet. apple. Small touch of cinnamon, and could be maple. Gets a little tart. But the finish is rather sweet.
Nate (3648) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From bottle at Naps. Pale straw golden clear with visible carbonation, topped with white foamy dissipating head. Terrific cider funky nose, fresh and macerated apples. A little sour, a little spicy with dry cider funk. Medium carbonation and body. Wonderful flavor. Tart, bright, and juicy with a hint of cinnamon. Mild funky finish with lingering sweetness. Very nice semi-dry cider, reminding me of a Normandy cider.
thb (673) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pale bubbly pale yellow, no head. Aroma warm apple pie, cinnamon. Taste is home,are apple pie, sweet, spicy. Lingering sweetness. Maple and vanilla adds some mystery and depth to it. Yum
Machinari_Diem (58) - - FEB 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy golden straw. No head, minimal carbonation.
Aromas of apples, caramel, cinnamon
Flavor is like a warm roasted apple. Nice spicy finish with a strong taste of vanilla and alcohol warming the mouth.
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated on 6-08-2010 (Bottle) This cider’s appearance is a small fizzy head, hazy pale body, and fizzy carbonation. The aroma is sweet, maple, cinnamon, apples, vanilla, and tart. The taste is sweet, maple, vanilla, tart, apples, and slightly sour. The palate is smooth and this cider is medium bodied. Overall, this has a very different flavor for a cider and one that I cannot drink a whole lot of at one sitting. It is worth trying.
Ernest (6151) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Head is initially very small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is hazy medium yellow. Aroma is notes of decaying apple peels, apple juice, brown sugar, raisin. Flavor is heavily sweet, moderately acidic. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, fizzy carbonation.
The apple scent is sadly a bit rotten, and while I don’t really get the impression of cinnamon or vanilla, there’s definitely something adjuncty in it...seems more sugary than anything though. Mediocre and a bit novelty-ish.