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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Orchard Gate Gold is fermented naturally in small artisanal batches from a proprietary blend of organic apples grown here at our Koan Family Orchards in Michigan. We have produced hard ciders here since the 1860s. This is the same traditional recipe that helped save our farm during the great depression. There will be slight variations from batch to batch, just as nature makes no two apples alike! Enjoy our authentic hand bottled American Farmhouse "Scrumpy" Cider with family, friends & food.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2016
Can shared thanks to RandomStrangerNL. Hazy golden with no head. Aroma of sweet red apple, candied apple, toffee apple and light wood notes. Flavour is heavy sweet and light sour. Medium bodied with very soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (8440) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2016
50cl can shared. No head. Very hazy golden pour. Too sweet. A decent enough cider though

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (7432) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2016
Shared together with Benzai. Cheers! Sampled can @ Tilburgs Bierfestival 2016. Clear golden with no head. Nos is big sweet apple in a pleasant way, sugar, candy sweet, faint cinnamon apple. Taste is very sweet in a pleasant candy fashion, juicy candy apple, sugar, substantial body. Sweet & candy like but in a pleasant fashion.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12760) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2016
Can @ Tilburgs Bierfestival shared by 77ships. Clear very pale yellow color, no head. Smell and taste apple, sweetness, sugar. Quite like i actually. Not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2211) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 10, 2016
Can from Tanakaya shared at a tasting. Not a bad little cider. Big apple nose with some nice yeast character and light funk. Slightly too sweet and heavy but nice funky yeast notes come through on the palate and nose. Not bad, but maybe a tad cloying. Still enjoyable and a good cider to share.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
abohemian (3) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 4, 2016 does not count
this is a perfect cider. this is the cider on which all other crap ciders are judged. like drinking fresh milled and chilled apple cider, with subtle carbonation and the warming glow of alcohol. truly the best.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (5638) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2016
500ml bottle thanks to Matt. Pours out a amber color with a ring of a head. Nose is big rich apples some tartness and a little sweet spice. Taste is more of the heavy apple some light sweetness and plenty tart.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2363) - - MAY 26, 2016
Can. Lovely juicy apple nose with a good dose of funk. Rich sweet apple flavor, almost like stewed apple, quite juicy on the palate, some spicy notes, sweetness quickly fades into a decent dry finish. Different from your usual hard cider, but i quite enjoyed it, would pair well with rich or spicy foods if you want to add a short sweet edge.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2445) - JAPAN - APR 25, 2016
Just a good honest fuller flavoured cider. Not hugely tart, but faint whiffs of barnyard juxtaposed with the sweet apple. A tad heavy in the finish and 500ml can is a big ask, but split between two, this was a delight.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (3004) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Yum, this is pretty good. I’m no authority on cider, but this sure has many appealing qualities to it. Natural apple, spicy, tangy, earthy aroma. A little foam on top. Flavor is more sweet with a hint of tart, spice, apple peels, spice. Very juicy. Great palate. Really drinkable.


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