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Moles Black Rat Cider

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Brewed by Moles
Style: Cider
Melksham, England

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tap; Regular. Also available bottled.
A strong dry premium blend cider full of flavour with a clean apple bite. Produced traditionally in a family Somerset cider farmhouse using a blend of locally grown apples. Black Rat has an A.B.V. of 6.5% in bottles and 6% on draught and traditional scrumpy


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (5837) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Box @ Moon Under Water, Manchester. Cloudy orange coloured. Has a dryness that does linger in the palate, but its decent apple flavour lingers with it.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (6489) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Keg at ushers. Pours clear golden, nose is tart apple, taste is fizzy, dry, apple, light sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3241) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Cask HP at The Railway, Putney, 6.0%. Cloudy, vibrant orange, no head, still. Aroma is soft with apple juice and some mustiness. Body is medium, watery, low carbonation. Taste is sweet tart apple, soft acidity, dry finish. Not much to describe - tastes like sweet concentrated apple, nicely balanced and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3018) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Bag in box@the avion, aldridge. Hazy orange cider, still. Aroma of light orange, apples and some barnyard. Taste is barnyard, apple juice and some tannin. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1662) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle. Gold . rich apple flesh nose, skin, some rustic hay notes offered.Drinks with sweet emphasis ,some mild fleshy apple dry acidity too. It’s pretty well done,chilled out.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martinrumsam (562) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Cask. Cloudy orange with very thin white head. Fruity red apple aroma. Taste is very sweet apples not much sign of any alcohol. Low carbonation so very easy to drink so could be dangerous if underestimated. Pleasant

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Basque, Göteborg.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a minimal white head.
Aroma: Sweet apple, some sour notes to it.
Body: Thin body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sour apple, some citric to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
apickles (263) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2014 Draught at the Beamish Beer Festival. a little honey on the nose. Cloudy orange/yellow colour. Still. Has a thick taste and slightly syrupy, but not at all bad.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (1584) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2013
Pours a pale colour, taste is sweet and tart and over carbonated, industrial cider, not my kind of thing

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (1893) - Alabama, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Tap @ Kitty’s 14022013. Pours a golden orange, slight white head. Aroma is sour apples. Taste is much of the same, somewhat sweeter. Palate is fairly full. Alright though nothing special.


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