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McKenzie’s Seasonal Reserve Hard Cider



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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Sip, smell and savor the rich, mulled spicy goodness of McKenzie’s Seasonal Reserve. Aromatic fall flavors warm you from the inside out, and chase away the chill on those cold nights. Serve warm or cold, but only for a limited time!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5136) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Sampled on draft at 3R6P this cider poured a slightly hazy yellow gold color with a small foamy white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was cinnamon sugar and tart apples. The flavor was tangy and tart apple, strong cinnamon sugar and nutmeg. Long finish. Medium body. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32988) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2014
From tap. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild spiced and herbal. Sweet, cinnamon. Herbal finish. Solid sweet and cinnamon flavoured. Well balanced though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (3792) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2014
On tap at Brunzies. Very nice sweet cinnamon apple pie aroma. Musky and rich. Hazy golden amber with no head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Sweet spicy cider, great apple flavor, lots of cinnamon and apple pie flavors. Sweet, carbonic finish with sweet musky after.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
zickbeer_ye (307) - Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Smells like cinnamon apple sauce. Very pale white body. Taste like apple and cinnamon. Crisp on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emeister84 (1216) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Aromas of cinnamon and apple cider. Clear straw. Some sweetness, prominent cinnamon and spice, apple pie. Light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3714) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2014
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church. Pours A hazy pale gold with no head. Spicy nose. Flavors of apple pie with some minty notes. Slightly sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3562) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy gold with no head. Pleasant aroma of apples with a bit of fruit sweetness along with cinnamon and ginger. The flavor is apples, on the sweeter side, with cinnamon and ginger. There is some mild heat from the ginger at the finish, which I liked. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3035) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle courtesy of weihenweizen. Musty ripe sweet tart apple and mulling spices (cinnamon-allspice-clove-orange peel-ginger). Hazy straw gold, no head per usual for cider. Sweet-tart ripe apple and mulling spices, maybe a little clove heavy. Medium body, lively carbonation. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1319) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Growler from the Brookhaven Beer Growler. Pours gold, with some fleeting bubbles. Aroma is red delicious, caramel, cloves, and cinnamon. Smooth, sweet flavor, with some warm spice. Crisp and acidic body, and rather heavier than most ciders - almost pulpy. This is a delicious mulled cider. The flavor doesn’t quite live up to the promise of the initial smell, which is unfortunate. Still, a nice cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricyclist (914) - Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Tastes like fall... Mulled cider, as the description suggests... Typical cider pour, loads of apple aroma with loads of potpourri an fall seasonal spices. Flavor is plenty more spices as potpourri. Not bad but I don’t love it.

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