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Mr Whitehead’s Cirrus Minor Cider

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Brewed by Mr Whitehead’s Cider
Style: Cider
Alton, England

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light summer cider made from a varying blend of apples with a lower sugar content, including Royal Gala, Braeburn, Spartan and Lord Lambourne. Sitting nicely in our range at 5.0% ABV.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
apickles (108) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Smells traditional and quite sour. Cloudy an dlight yellow in colour. Still. initially very sour with a slight fizz at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy apple, dry apple, tart apple, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, sweet apple, tart apple. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20120122]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2012
Box@Sir John Oldcastle, London. Slightly hazy golden colour with no head. Aroma is fresh green apples with mild fruity and vanillaish notes. Flavour is very similar along with mild acidicness and wood.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2011
Bag in box at Willow Walk, August 2011. Cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of apple, funk, wood and a touch of vinegar. Much the same notes in the flavour with a faint note of acetone.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16301) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
Bag in Box @ The Liberty Bonds, JDW, Tower Hill EC3. Pours a hazy yellow color with no head. Has a fruity slighty tart apple aroma. Fruity and slightly sweetish apple flavor. Has a sweetish fruity apple finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (5950) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2011
Cask (bag in a box) at The Babington Arms, Derby. Pours a clear deep gold with no head. Pretty nice aroma of apples, not sweet but a bit tart. Really easy to drink apple flavour, again it’s tart and not overly sweet like some. Dry finish. Medium bodied. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
Bag in Box @ Weatherspoons, London. Pours cloudy yellow with a off white head. Tart nose of apples. Barnayrd and vinegar - quite rough. Refreshing. Ends really dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 9, 2011
From bag in box, Henglers Circus. JDW. Yellow-greenish colour, no head. Aroma is slight sweet green apples. Flavour is slightly sweeter, fresh apple, low carbonation. Actually quite nice, tastes a bit like an Asturian cider. Slightly dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1741) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2011
Bag in a box - The Glass House (JDW), Norwich. Poured a slightly cloudy orange with a few bubbles on top. Green apples, some light honey notes and some woodiness. Pretty astringent on the tongue. Quite dry with a medium body and fairly lingering dry green apple sourness. A bit of apple skin bitterness in there too.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30692) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2011
Bag in a box. Pours clear and golden yellow, no head. Aroma is crisp citrusy apple. Slight tart flavoured, citric to acidic. Dry and crisp apple fruity, slight sulphorish. Ends dry and medium acidic.


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