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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (7886) - Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
355ml bottle. I am convinced that this is Woodchuck Amber Draft Cider. It is a sweet and crappy cider.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (3016) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
A Trader Joe’s exclusive by the brewers of Woodchuck. If I don’t seem excited about this, it’s because I am not. This said, for what it is, it is a decent tasting cider of the soda-pop variety. I have had a couple dozen of these in the last few months and I am actually starting to like them. Call it Stockholm syndrome, I guess. This one amber--a shade darker than apple juice, most likely due to added coloring--and completely headless aside from a few bubbles when first poured. It smells and tastes like apple juice like all these things too but this is at least on the dry side for the style and crisp carbonation keeps it drinkable. It finishes w/ some light floral notes on the tongue and a bit of tea-leaf astringent characters. A lot of these new ciders are just total garbage, over sweet and disgusting, but I can see why a person might want to drink this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (2169) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden-copper with some minor fizzy bubbles. Aroma is a generic apple smell. Tastes like apple cider but a little watered down. Fairly sour and tart. Nearly flat carbonation. Not bad but just feels like something is missing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4532) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours deep clear amber into a shaker. Still. Mild apple aromas. Soft with mildly tart apple front to back. Not bad - nothing really negative to say other than it’s a little sweet and not very exciting.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle->stem. Light brown-copper with faint rim of white bubbles. A: apples and honey. T: sweet and slightly tart aplles, with a hint of bitterness in the finish. Ok.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RedSox2004 (1323) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Clear orange amber, no head or lace. Crisp apple tartness throughout, nice clean finish. Very refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
scotchzombie (367) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Cider beer is not my thing, and I've had better. Still, it's easy to drink and refreshing. Apple juice that gets you drink. Guess that's AOK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Experiment_Ale (1043) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Out of a bottle at my parent’s house. Tastes light, crisp, juicy apple, very sweet. Pretty nice and drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MicroGrog (303) - FT: Stale Polotmavý in Queens, New York, USA - DEC 16, 2013

Dollar single from Trader Joe’s. $3 pack of naturally cured bacon. $2 box of granola. $5 1.5lb dark chocolate bar... That’s all that’s worth buying here right?

Ommegang anniversary glass. Unusually dark, clear, bright, active, amber/copper body. Suspect lingering rings of lace as it swirls around the glass.
Smells of assorted Jolly Ranchers, 7-Up, apple-scented aerosol, cider vinegar, artificial vanilla. Just artificial in general.
Taste is Sweetarts candy, sour apple skin, woodchips, ugly/cheap wine-y alcohol. Slightly creamy texture. Big, sizzling carbonation.

This has Woodchuck’s stink all over it. I thought TJ’s put serious thought into every item the sold. Lies!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5703) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - Trader Joe’s - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling medium copper pour, bubbly white head that clings to the edge of the glass. Aroma has a hint of fresh golden delicious apples. Flavor has a nice tartness to it, plenty of apple goodness. Finishes with some nuttiness Crisp mouthfeel. Quite refreshing.


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