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Brewed by Old Mout Ciders / Redwood Cellars
Style: Cider
Nelson, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Old Mout Cidre - sparkling with mischief, richness and a passion for the finer things in life. Old Mout is made from whole sun-ripened fruit.


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
destroye7 (312) - Montreal, Quebec, - SEP 29, 2010
Bottle. Very faint aroma of apples. Clear, pale, very pale yellow. Head disappeared very quickly. Sweet taste of red apples with a dry finish. Good bubbles, medium-fine. Carbonation medium.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pdubyah (403) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 24, 2014
Gifted to me, or left in the fridge after a inner because there was wine or beer on hand.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (12253) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Clear amber color, few bubbles. Aroma of fresh apple flesh. Taste is sweet apple, subtle citrus. Not bad.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GoufCustom (843) - HONG KONG - AUG 2, 2013


500ml bottle bought at Oliver’s The Delicatessen in Central.

Clear, whitewine-like extremely pale greenish yellow colour; Razor thin head and soapy residual white foam which fades in 15 seconds; Minimal lacing with notable fizzy carbonation; Very light tart aroma of apple juice, some apple flesh, hint of wood, and flashes of light sparkling wine; Very light sweet and tart taste of sparkling white wine, apple, light wood, fairly light tannic, and slight hint of booze; Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is like a diet cider, with all known tastes apple, wine, wood, tannic ,etc are all on fairly light side. Pretty watery and low tannic for wet and unsatisfactory, a bit boozy yet harmless semi-finish. Wet after taste, very easy to mouth.

Comments: After having the nice Pear Scrumpy of the same brand, this one has a disappointingly Diet Coke-like in approach. This beg the question “Do I really want a diet cider?” I love something fruity, sweet and strong and that’s what attracts me to cider in the first place. This one is way too light and watery for me. Pass.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wolfosaurus (3) - - JUN 3, 2013 does not count
Simple, straightforward apple cider. Tart apple flavour with just a touch of sweetness, and a dry finish. Don’t expect anything too complex and enjoy this tasty and refreshing classic cider.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jimthechap (1683) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 26, 2012
Classic apple cider appearance, aromas and flavours. Not terribly complex but lipsmacking, generous and reminds me of my favourite barmaid... can I say that?

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor (3152) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle from Mane Liquor. The lower abv in this (compared to the scrumpy) brings out the flavours a little more. There is no sweetness running through it though which is what I fancy in the scrumpy. Solid

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29465) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 9, 2011
Bottled. A light golden cider. The aroma is dominated by apples. The flavor is sweet with notes of apples, spices, and fruits, leading to a tart finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (1041) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2010
330ml bottle. Pours an appetising straw yellow, with no head. Smells of sweet, ripe apples, with a slight floral hint. It leads with tart apple, flowing into a smooth finish. A decent cider, but pretty simple all in all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blockley (104) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2010
Bottle @ Home

A decent cider, better than other New Zealand efforts I have tried. Pours a pale straw yellow, now head and lightly carbonated. Smells and tastes like apples, nothing to note there really. A fine dry and crisp finish, with a sweet aftertaste. Rather good, would have it again.


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