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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ Trade by cgarvieuk ]. Clear medium yellow orange colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy apple, riped apples, red apples. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, apple juice, spicy apples, sugary apples, refreshinig, wood notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120813]

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20294) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Bottled@chriso. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet apple juice, mild spicyness and some sugary notes. Flavour is sweet apples, spices, some sugary notes. Refreshing. Mild almonds in the aftertaste as well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small fast disappearing off-white head. Has a sweetish fruity apple aroma. Sweetish fruity apple flavor. Has a very sweet apple finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2012
bottle at caley ... light hazy yellow ... thinest head ... sweet sweet apple ... light honey mead nose ... zezty apple ... sweet sweet front ... very tangy ... quite meady ... this is heading to ice cider teriotory

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear yellow body with a spare white head. Aroma of baked apple, butter, and light cinnamon. Flavor of butter and soft sweet apples.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2010 22oz bottle-pours no head and yellow color. Aroma is apple. Taste is apple. *101113- 3.4

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (10906) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 27, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange gold. Sweet, lightly cooked, apple aroma. Near medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is refreshing lightly sweet apple. It is very smooth. It is very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10741) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Hazy golden orange pour. Nose has an interesting spice to it...cinnamon? Kind of apple pie-like. Sweet fruit, yeast, apple, and a light tartness and acidity. The flavor has a nice sweet apple character, some spice, yeast, and mild acidity on the finish. Actually a little bit dry on the back end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10550) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle from Crown #19. Poured hazy pale color with a minimal white head that diminished quickly with minimal lacing. Moderate aroma of sweet apple. Light to medium body with a dry texture and lively carbonation. Heavy sweet apple flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations were met.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (10512) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from Lighthouse, enjoyed in the beer garden. Very nice, fruity cider, not too swet, and not too dry. Not quite as fruity as their Solstice cider.


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