bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a clear yellow body with a spare white head. Aroma of apple, leather, Play-Doh, biscuit, and cinnamon. Flavor of apple, dough, caramel, and baseball card bubblegum.
bhensonb (11079) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 3, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. Pours light golden amber with a transient white head. Smells a bit like red apple skin. Med minus body. Flavor starts towards tart, but ends up like mucky apple pulp. Not bad, but not my thing.
brokensail (10935) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 17, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can @ Paul’s Cocktails. Shameless tick is shameless. Even asked for a cup so I could rate it. Light golden pour without much head to speak of. This is basically Apple "Juice" with more sugar. That’s what it smells like, anyway. Maybe a bit of water to go with that. Flavor is just sugary, cloying, juice-type-product. Apple, sugar, and sugar. Slightly watery. High carbonation, which is helpful.
Tmoney99 (10670) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft sample. Poured clear bright golden color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet apple cider aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium smooth sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of short to moderate duration. My low expectations where met.
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2013
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pale yellow. All the sweet fake apple flavor you could ever imagine. Think apple juice, water and loads of sweet n low. Bleh
adnielsen (9108) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a clear dark golden appearance with a fizzy head that quickly disappears. Rich artificial candy apple aroma with a touch of caramel, kind of like those caramel apple suckers. Candy coated apple, vanilla, cinnamon, fizzy soda-like flavor. 9/10 on the chuggabilty index. Crushed the can in 45 seconds. May try to hit boost level 10 on this over the holidays. Everything it’s advertised to be.
Drake (8563) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2013
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
12 ounce bottle from a Kroger. Pours a clear amber color with a thin fizzy head. Poor head retention. Aroma of musty, sweaty apples. The taste is sweet, grainy apples. Thin, watery. It’s nothing more than apple juice. And not good apple juice.
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sample courtesy of Rogueone. Pours a pale reddish-amber color with a thin white head that evaporates quickly. Spotty lacing. Aroma of apple and malt. Light-bodied and tastes like carbonated malted apple juice. The finish is artificial apple and saccharine sweetness. Below average overall.
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2013
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours straw colored with minimal head. Nose is juicy apple. Tastes of earthy Red Delicious apple with some cinnamon and tartness. A one and done for me.
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 14, 2013
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Pours with a clear medium golden hued body with a short lived white head (nearly non existent.) Aromas are cloyingly sweet, lightly minerally, windex, bathroom airfreshener, apple sauce and citric acid. Light caramel malt character, bready, sweet apple sauce and a lot of artificial flavors. Very Very sweet, acid balance, soda esque. Wine cooler quality. Soda like carbonation and body.