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Ørbækgaard Halvtør Dansk Cider

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Brewed by Pomona Cider
Style: Cider
Kokkedal, Denmark

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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It's remarkable that we do not have a big cider tradition in Denmark, as it is known in Normandy, Bretagne, and Southern England. We have the apples. Perhaps even some of the best. A good mixture of Ingrid Marie, Gråsten, Belle de Boskoop and James Grieve. The proces from apple to cider is like from grape to wine. The apples are pressed to juice, that is fermented into very dry cider. Then unfermented juice is added (like in German wine) and a bit of carbonization (like in Vinho Verde). This makes the cider nicely fresh and fruity with lots of small sparkles in the glass. In both aroma and flavor the notes of apples and flowers are accentuated with notes of nuts to finish off. It is the sweet/acidic flavor that makes it easy to enjoy. Chilled served in a white wine glass. As aperitif. To lunch. To a piece of cheese. This is cider for adults.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (5213) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2015
Na, der war aber auch nur ganz. Irgendwie dünn, trotz vernünftigen Alkoholgehalts. Und ebenso aromatisch einseitig. Äpfelchen und Zucker. Vielleicht noch ein Hauch Limette. Ganz ok.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (5213) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle from Desverger - many thanks! The cider has got a light hazy golden-yellow colour with a medium body and good carbonation. Aroma of sweet apples and leaves with some hints of oak. Taste of old apples, trees, honey, flowers and dust. Quite sweet finish. Easy drinkable, yet nothing that extraordinary.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (12822) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014
DØE. Hazy pale yellow without head. Aroma is sweet, apples and flowers. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 240514

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (3056) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle from Irma Torvegade, CPH - pours clear yellow with tiny head. Dry clean apple taste and aroma, great balance with medium sweetness and acidity, very refreshing and easyily quafable for the abv. Impressive.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2014
Flaske, 75 cl. Gylden og næsten klar. Dufter rent og klart af æbler. Men er lige lovlig sød og midtersøgende i munden. Det giver en kort, utilfredsstillende finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1370) - DENMARK - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle@home. Very light yellow. Clear. Small head. Fair carbonated. Intense fresh lively apple-pear notes. Dry with a sweet finish. No sourness like mine. Fine cider.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle @ home brithday gift from faroeviking.... Thx....It pours clear light yellow with no head......The aroma is fresh sweet apples and some sour notes.....The flavor is sour, tart, fresh apples and some alcohol....wish for some more apple flavors.....but nice though

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
xroomie (18) - DENMARK - OCT 20, 2012
One of my favorite ciders. Very dry and with a strong taste of real apples. This cider is, for me, what ciders should be about; Apples.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
I’m no cider expert, but I rather like this one. Rather appley flavor and aroma, mildly but not very sweet, with a nice acidic/tart note. Well balanced, and threads the needle between being too much like apple juice on the one hand, or failing to retain any real apple character on the other.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lusikka (6874) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2011
750 ml bottle from Irma CIty, Copenhagen.
Pours a clear light yellow colour with a minimal foamy head. Lazy visible bubbles. Aroma of sweet apples and some citrusy notes. Flavour of tart, sweet apples, sour citrus and some alcohol. Light bodied, quite thin mouthfeel and a warming apple finish. Nice cider.


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