DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[1/30/16] Bottle sample at the Encomium bottle share, after RateBeer Best awards ceremony at Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel in Santa Rosa. Thanks everyone who shared bottles! Clear caramel color. Aroma of apples, caramel, honey, candy, notes of wood, spicy note. Sweet rich flavor with caramel, honey, wood, vanilla. Rounded mouthfeel. Great stuff.
joeneugs (5765) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 5, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at RBWG. It pours an amber color. The aroma is full with ripe red apples. The flavor is very sweet and intense with apples, some alcohol and hot apple pie. Very yummy. Sweet and dessert-like. Would like to try more like this!
Ferris (12747) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 31, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle - Light cooked apple. Clear gold. Sweet apple, light cooked notes, sweetness that hits the throat. So balanced and no edges between bitterness, sweetness or anything else. Great.
djd07 (10049) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle thanks to Ferris. Pours a clear orange gold with no head. The aroma is strong apple, honey, spice, vanilla. Medium mouth, apple pie, spice, vanilla, light booze, very nice.
BuckeyeBoy (5988) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 31, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sweet bottle thanks to Ferris. Pours out a crisp golden no head. Nose is amazing rich apple some spice and a nice richness. Taste is more of the amazing apple pie notes some spice a rich sweetness. This is great thanks Ferris.
darkguardian (730) - Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2016
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Nose is light butterscotch soaked apples, light peach. Deep Amber hue. Flavor is intense caramel, brandy soaked apples. Huge silky body. Extremely well made ice cider. It’s been on my want list forever. Huge thanks to Seth for bringing this one.
ctipping (1350) - Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
375 mL bottle. Clear amber body. Smells of apples. Not very acidic. Smells sweet. Boozy. Taste is a little more acidic up front. Then it’s got a deep caramel sweetness. Medium heavy and boozy. Excellent.
nimbleprop (7495) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 11, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
375ml bottle pours a clear, dark orange with no head. Very leggy in the glass. Nose is excellent, apple, juice and meat, some port, light spice, rotting apple core. Flavor is sweet and boozy, apples, pears, caramel, port, booze. Surprisingly very earthy in the mouth. Sticky finish and a bit hot. A real treat. Really solid.
GenDV138 (5990) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at the nuplastikk returns tasting in VA. Clear golden orange. Aromas of apples, caramel, light booze. Tastes of apples, caramel, honey, booze. Medium body with a dry finish.
Iphonephan (6205) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
From a 375 ml bottle shared at the 2016 Nuplastik is back tasting. Pours a clear amber with a scant off white head. Aroma of spice apple. Sweet flavors apple brown betty. Yum.