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New Forest Snake-Catcher Scrumpy - Dry (Draught)

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Brewed by New Forest Cider
Style: Cider
Ringwood, England


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Draught only.
A dry, still cider made from a blend of apple varieties.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2010
A Sim rate (bag in a box at the Bree Louise): Smells sweet and sour all at once. Sour red apple with a sugary tinge. Flavour is sour in a nice citric fashion but screaming of green apple and apple peel. Sharp and spicy. Quite dry but not dry enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2009
Cask at the stall in borough market. Alround rating: Excellent cider, dry mouth sucking, some cheesy acidic chedder almost stilton funkyness. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kempicus (343) - Bakewell, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2009
From the barrel at the borough market, this was a surprising cider, not as dry or sour as id hoped but still tasty, surprisingly light body for the abv....i had to ask what it was....7.4%holy crap! It certainly warmed my feet up....it actually stopped my feet from hurting after a long day of walking!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10408) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
Barrel @ Borough Market. Hazy golden with no head. Dry fruity with woody and apple notes. Finishes dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2007
From the barrel at Borough Market, London. I stumbled across a harvest festival called October Plenty while in London for the day recently. Ciders from New Forest were available labeled dry, medium, and sweet. I had the Dry, so I assume it was this entry. It smelled of green apples and had a very enjoyable apple flavor with ample earthy tones. It was a delicious quaff while I watched a man dressed as some indeterminate type of animal play the violin and other costumed musicians join in.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2005
From the barrel at the farm (10/07/05). Im suprised that I havent tried this cider in the 3 years Ive been living in the Southampton area right next to the new forest - the last time I had it was probably in Leamington! Woody tannins and country aroma with a very appley fruity finish. Pleasingly (but not austerely) dry with a good balance of acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 16, 2005
Barrel. Yeah, nice stuff. Farmyard funk aroma. Nice juicy and dry, with some woody characters, aswell as some fresh apple. Nice acidity in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2005
From the barrel @ Borough Market, London. Cloudy. Soft and dry with farmhouse funk and fresh fruity apple character. Well balanced real cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 25, 2005
Cloudy lemon. Nice funky apple aroma, bit of an alcoholic/spirit note there too. Fresh apple taste with a long dry tart finish. Quite juicy, very tasty, yet suprisingly simple. Nice!

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