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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Ale with natural apple flavor & caramel color



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1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ironicmedic (60) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2013
From bottle, taste like a carbonated apple juice. No real beer flavour. Can't smell the apples.


1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
IrishCross88 (4) - - OCT 10, 2014 does not count
This is a pretty awful cider. It tastes like apple cider mixed with tap water. Cider fans can do better.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
phaleslu (6608) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2014
12 oz. bottle at Boswell’s. Pours a totally clear light gold with minimal head that doesn’t last. Aroma of clean, sweet and tart apple, some sugars. Not much to it. The flavor is the same. Light and dry. Some artificial sweetener type of character. Sneaky sharp carbonation. Finishes dry and crisp. Meh.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radio_nowhere (876) - Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at family cookout, no chance to glass pour. Brown-golden color with minimal fizzy head is shaken. Aroma of apple sweetness and faint hint of caramel. Taste seems even more sweet than aroma, maybe slight grainy note to is. Light body, moderate-heavy carbonation, crisp with quick sweet finish. Pretty light crisp cider, not much to analyze and think about with this one.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
germanshepherd (2) - - SEP 15, 2014 does not count
really like this. too many of the ciders have a heavier feel and taste to them. this is light and crisp and very drinkable. my wife, who hates beer even likes this Ale.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
"Does taste more like apple cider than beer, but i have no idea of the process here. Bubbly feel. No alcohol showing, but it’s a pretty generic apple sweetness and not much else. I like apple, so it’s not horrid, but like I said, more like a wine cooler than a beer, or even a cider. Meh."

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
chitownhustler (1) - USA - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
I really like it as a change of pace. Really tastes nothing like beer at all

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1731) - - SEP 7, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-15-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer is a golden color with a big pure white head that forms upon pouring. The head fades super fast leaving almost no lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is very hard cider like with a strong apple juice smell mixed with just a hint of a caramel sweetness as well as a tiny amount of a bready smell. Taste- The taste begins very sweet and of a big apple juice like flavor. There are notes of a caramel sweetness upfront as well which last till the end of the taste. While quite sweet upfront, the sweetness does fade slightly more toward the end, but still remains rather sweet leaving a very hard cider flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is very crisp and light with a carbonation level that is a bit on the higher side. Both are quite appropriate for the hard apple cider flavor of the brew and make it rather crisp and refreshing. Overall – I am not sure what part of this is actually an ale. This tastes exactly like a sweet hard cider to me. Not bad, but more sweet cider like then beer like that is for sure.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rhf9120 (9) - North Providence, USA - SEP 3, 2014 does not count
This really was just not my thing. Tastes pretty much like a bad watered down hard cider.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
OPIE788 (336) - Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Got it is a random draw special. All this is is watered down crappy cider. The only people that seem to like this crap are drunk party chicks at the bar at 1:00 a.m.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
onceblind (4329) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Clear pale straw with a fizzy cola-like head, no retention. Ciderish, red and yellow apple aroma with sugar. Caramel flavoring and sugar covered red apples fill the palate, with a candied apple flavor on the finish. Pretty generic and mainstream-oriented.


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