Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Cider
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Processed apple pulp with sugar and artificial sweetener. Pasteurised and kegged and served with artificial pressure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6375) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2007
Draught. At Ye Old Cheshire Cheese, Fleet Street, London. Clear bubbly gold, tiny little head. Very tart ripe apple aroma, a hint of vinegar sourness. Very light taste, fresh, crisp apple, not too sweet, a mild tartness and a very quick finish. Light body, slightly acidic, nice sharp carbonation - fairly dry, with no linger or aftertaste. Pretty good refreshing light cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2007
A Mes rate: Tap at some Smiths pub in Soho. Aparently medium dry. Balls it’s sweet if you ask me. Only thing dry about it is the finish. yeah yeah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2007
A pale yellow cider with no head. The aroma is sweet and dominated by apples, and so is the flavor, leading to a dry end. OK cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (12079) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2006
Golden yellow without head. Weak apple aroma. Low carbonated with a mild and quite bitter-sour taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (13233) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2006
Keg at The Three Goats Head, Oxford. Gold colour, no head. Well, for my 2,500th rating I get a Cider, how fair is that, and not a real cider to boot, but a commercial keg variety. Having said that, it is not the worst I have had, there is some dry fruitiness and a sharp peel edge to it, but then there is the dreaded gas. I should have marked it lower I suppose, but it is a landmark. Say what you will about Sam Smiths brews, which are average to the extreme, but by god they know how to look after our pub heritage. I hadn’t been in this one for a few years, but it is fantastic, Art Deco ceilings, wood and brass all buffed up a real picture. Visit if you can.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2006
Keg Handpump at the Boot Inn, Chester 17/04/2004 Golden coloured and very tangy. Slightly dry nutty flavour finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2005
[bottle from brewery] smells of real apples, a little sweet but it has a light spritzy body which made it a decent thirst quencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2005
very nice natural apple flavour, with very nice carbonation, would like to try again as one of the best ciders iv had along with westons.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
luckyjim (6) - ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2005 does not count
a pretty average cider, very apple-y and generally too sweet for my own tastebuds, though during summers can be a nice and very refreshing change

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pivo (2665) - GERMANY - FEB 19, 2005
Sweet apple nose, of course. Light clear gold color, no head. Sweet without any sour, so it comes off like apple juice. Need some tartness or tannens in there to give this some character...any character.

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