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Sainsbury’s Original Dry Cider

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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Bulmers Cider (Heineken UK)

Style: Cider
London, England

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.4   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 3 litre plastic bottles and 440ml cans from Sainsbury’s supermarkets.
A crisp, dry cider with a distinctive fruity flavour.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theydon_Bois (7002) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Can thanks to JF - 23/12/12. Clear pale golden with a plenty of visible carbonation. Nose is apple, sugars, a touch of sour orchard fruits. Taste comprises, sweet sugars, apples. Medium bodied, spritzy carbonation a little over cooked on the fizz front, dry finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tommann (2488) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
440ml can. Pours pale lemon gold with little carbonation. Aroma is faint, chemical apple aroma, a touch sweet. Sweet, apple juice start. Dry, chemical apple finish.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (9922) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2011
Can. Pale yellow colour with some white bubbles. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, apple, burned rubber. flavour is sweet, apple, apple cores. Watery body. Boring cider.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Can 440ml. @ home.

Initial sparkling, a clear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is apple, yellow apples, wrinkled apples. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20101225]

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (12721) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2010
Can, thx to fonefan. A clear, yellow cider with a rim of white bubbles on top. No carbonation. Earthy nose with apples and a touch of burnt rubber. The flavor is dominated by apples, both sour apples and apple cores. Dry, pleasantly carbonated mouthfeel and a bit thin. Sourish apples in the end. Not bad, but the aroma put me off a bit, at least the first minutes. Well, I won’t miss drinking again. 101112

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Geokkjer (5385) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2010
Can.Pours clear pale yellow with a small white head.Aroma is peppery with some apple and apple peel.Flavor is sour and dry with some residual sweetness.Dry finish,watery body,average carbonation.Ok cider.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010
Can, 5.3%. Distinct white wine aroma, a little yeasty. Clear yellow colour. Very small white head. The flavour is dry, but not bone dry. Tastes a lot like fizzy white wine. Not great, but not as bad as many other macro ciders.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Clear golden with a small white head. Sweet aroma with apples. Sweet flavor with apples and it finished sweet.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
44 cL can. Pours clear to pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is dry acidic apple. Citric and acidic apple flavoured. Dry and slight acidic into the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Can. A light yellow cider with no head. The aroma has notes of apples and wood. The flavor is sweet and a bit sour and dominated by apples, leading to a tart finish.


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