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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Cider warmed during the winter months in the barrel with organic baby ginger and infused with raw blueberry honey. A spicy aromatic cider unthawed for the coming of spring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4946) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle pour. Yellow pour, flat. Ginger, ginger and more ginger on the aroma, herbal and spice tones. Flavor is almost entirely ginger, honey, some sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11057) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2015 Bottle. Pours yellow white head. Nose/taste of honey, blueberry, ginger, oak and sour apple - medium body. A touch overcarbed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bricks (762) - Delaware, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Sampled. A heavenly hazy yellow glow with massive head. Smell of ginger.. but somewhat pissy.. as is the taste. A semi-sour, cidery, wheaty slightly pissy funky ginger taste and mouthfeel. Iíve had worse, but Iíve also had better.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mages64 (48) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Big in your face ginger but mellows on the finish. Huge farmhouse/field/wild character but incredibly enjoyable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Sample @ Millstone. Hazy light gold with no head. Sharp ginger character. Some spicy, peppery character. Peppered lemon flavor. Hints of honeycomb. Medium body, a touch oily. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5473) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Interesting mix here but Iím not a huge ginger fan. Makes for a different mix though. White wine color. Bottle pour at Glenís.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Travlr (16429) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at DC Epic Sour Tasting 2014. Hazy pale yellow color. Nice aroma of fesh ginger, berries, apples. Taste is a nice combo of tart apples and herbal ginger on a background of swet berries. Gorgeous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6066) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 18, 2014
750ml bottle pours a clear, bright straw gold with zero head but plenty of obvious carbonation. Nose hits you right away with bright ginger root, some lactic acid, a little home made yogurt, some vitamin C tablet, green apple skins, some past due apple juice. Flavor is tart, lightly sweet, a little champagne grape, green apple skin, raw ginger, yogurt, some limeade. Bright, lightly lactic finish. Maybe a bit heavy on the ginger, but still nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (3537) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle shared at DC Annual Epic Sour Tasting. Light lemonade yellow color. Aromas of ginger, apples, floral notes, herbs. Tasting notes of sour apples, tart fruit, ginger. Medium-light body with a dry and tart finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4626) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
From a bottle shared at the DC Epic Sour Beer Tasting. Pours a clear gold with a scant white head. Ginger nose ginger flavor. Did I mention ginger?

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