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Manoir de Grandouet Cambremer Cidre de Tradition AOC/AOP Pays d’Auge

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Brewed by Manoir de Grandouet (Famille Grandval)
Style: Cider
Grandouet, France

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cidre AOC/AOP Pays d’Auge demi-sec – Récolte 2012

Médaille d’Argent au Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2014

Les pommes utilisées pour l’élaboration de ce cidre AOP Pays d’Auge proviennent de nos vergers installés sur des sols argilo-calcaire. Le subtil assemblage de plusieurs variétés de pommes, parmi les plus traditionnelles et typiques du Pays d’Auge, assure à ce cidre un bon équilibre entre sucre, acidité et amertume.

Après pressage, le moût obtenu, 100% pur jus, fermente lentement sous l’action des levures naturellement présentes sur les pommes. Il faut environ 3 mois de fermentation pour obtenir un cidre demi-sec (4,5° vol. d’alcool). Le cidre est alors mis en bouteille où les levures vont prolonger la fermentation pour assurer la prise de mousse. Il faut environ 3 mois après la mise en bouteille pour obtenir un cidre à la mousse fine et pétillante.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1675) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours amber with big head and lots of carbonation. Aromas of barnyard, wet wood, orchids, and rotten apples. Flavors of over-ripe apples, lemon soap, and mould.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 13, 2013
smells like an orchid with some earthy components nice cloudy goldish/orange color tastes like barnyard and apple juice really good also fermenting apples a little extreme just for one person unless thats what your in to all around pretty damn good cider nice dry after taste not to sweet in the least bit.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19220) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2013
Bottled. Hazy golden, coarse head. Lambic and red berries up front. Blue cheese, sugar and rubbery smoke. Fruity and salty with light body. Interesting and richly flavourful but with some weird edges.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2011
bottled, thanks to bu11zeye, golden color with an aroma of dank cellar, lemon zest and aspirin, flavor of sweet honey, apples and bandaids, good

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 12, 2008
2005 bottle. Sent in a photo to upload. No, this bottle was not agitated, i have let it sit for a while, and it did not travel. Started off as a gusher, cork popped as soon as I started to undo the metal ties. Gushed for about a minute. Opaque fizzy yellow appearance. Slight barnyard funk to the aroma, but not as bad as some others. There is also some plastic and then the apples and maybe some eau poire. Very very very very fizzy. First sip nearly went up my nose with all the bubbles. I couldn’t taste anything at first, just trying to overcome the carbonation. It is inexcusable. Much fizzier than a sod, have problems getting it down, let alone anaylzing the flavor. From what little I could get it is sweet with some woody elements. Hard to drink as each sip = 1 burp. Let my glass sit for a while, and bubbles were still rising vigorusly 30 minutes later. Something is wrong with this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2007
2005 bottle from a gourmet shop in Paris, only 6€. Tart, umami, cilantro and oxidized apple aroma. Sweeter flavor, rice and peach flavor. Very light and drinkable, relaxing. Pretty nice.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2006
Bottled, vintage 2004. Maybe it’s just me but I hated this cider. I’m not used to drinking it, but the first Lambic I ever had wasn’t my taste either. But for the Lambic I was impressed with the quality and balance. This cider doesn’t have that. The aroma is interesting with wood, yeast and gunpowder(?). Hazy, dark yellow color, sparkling. The flavor however was near to unbareable. Light sweet, hints of apple, loads of yeast and above all very chemical/medicinal. Very unbalanced in the flavor with a dry and metallic mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7746) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 1, 2005
From a deep golden silhouette pirouette earthy and rich wild apples...Round but sparse bubbles lighten this bucolic portrait, as complex caramel apples frolick with an oncoming dryness...A gorgeous little quaffer with as many flavors as it can offer for its size...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2005
Pours a hazy blonde color with a medium diminishing white head. Excellent funky aroma with tart apples. Excellent flavor of farmhouse funk with tart apples. The body is light and the texture liquorous. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4476) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 28, 2005
(750ml bottle) Sampled at Goldorak’s Sunday MTL Gathering. What??? A Fantome-esque cider? Strange nose. Yeasty, manure, cut grass and iodine. Just a terrific tar nose. Smooth, sweet, fizzy, sour. Beautiful golden colour. Medicinal and complex with minimum carbonation. A lovely beer!


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