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Orchard Pig Truffler (Bottle)

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Brewed by Orchard Pig
Style: Cider
Glastonbury, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 50cl bottles only.

Dry gently sparkling cider
A classic Somerset dry cider, complete with aromatic tannins and a long, balanced bittersweet finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (2155) - CROATIA - MAR 15, 2016
On tap at the Windmill, Stanstead. Pours clear yellow golden, white small head. Apple fruity, sweet and dry.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (5171) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2016
The aroma is a mix of fairly sweet apples and a touch of wood. Light carbonation. Has a very slight dryness. Overall too sweet, lacks a touch of sharpness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9255) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle at the white lady. Pours clear pale yellow, no head. Apple aromas, dry taste. Decent enough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALLOVATE (2859) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 21, 2015
Excited to get a hold of this as the first Orchard pig came gravity out a plastic fermenter in Somerset years back and tasted the ducks nuts. At just on cool and into a snifter it goes. Soda-pop appearance of translucent, yellow gold with big, adhesive bubbles. Plump and juicy; thick nose of ripe fruit with a gala quality showing notes of skin, and odd notes of dried bamboo, chaff, salted macadamia and peanut peel. Palate is fresh, lightly sweet and rounded with a creamy texture. Notes of strawberry, vanilla icecream and pear dominate with a tart, fruity finish. Slightly vinous, there is no denying. White wine with a Chenin quality. Leaves the mouth dry; ample opportunity for another skol. Delicious and refreshing. (50cL, BBE 11/15, Luckies Liquor, East Vic. Park)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4389) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle at Crown Rivers JDW, Heathrow airside. Clear light golden. Nose is sweet apple, tart, slight acidic, bit of phenoles. Flavour is predominantly sweet apple, slight sourness, bit of fruits. Low carbonation. Slightly sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (8518) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle at the moon under water jdw Watford. Clear light golden yellow coloured pout with a fleeting white head. Aroma is sugary sweet Apple, light cinnamon apple pie., parmesan cheese, little rubber. Flavour is composed of semi sweet apple woody, tangy apple, apple pips, tang. Good boost cider. Palate is semi sweet, highish carbonation. 500ml bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity spicy apple aroma. Fruity dry spicy apple flavor. Has a fruity spicy dry and slightly tart apple finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7722) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle@The Flying Horde JDW, Gatwick - golden pour with thin dissipating bubbly head on pour. Aroma and taste is orchard apple fruity, medium to high carbonation, nice tart and crispness on the palate leading to pleasing dry finish. Great cider.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8290) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ White Hart, Todmorden. Clear pale yellow with a carbonation. Certainly crisp and with a dryness, but there’s plenty of apple flavour and has a decent, if not a touch skunky, nose.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Bitter Apple taste with a similar aroma. Very dry and yet not too sharp and very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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