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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Cider
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Produced from organically grown apples.


AndyW68's rating

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndyW68 (1109) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Looks like apple juice. Smells like apple juice. Tastes like sour apple juice.bit is what it is advertised to be. Did not dislike it, but will not buy it again.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Yummy. Slightly cleaner tasting and just a touch more to it than your average cider. super refreshing, and can be drank in summer or winter. not a big cider drinker, but this way enjoyable."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Poobah (282) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Light gold with a thin head and an apple nose. Moderately-carbonated with a mild palate and a sweet apple finish.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brewcrew80s (1) - Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2014 does not count
pale, clear, sparkling, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, lively, astringent. One of our overall favorite ciders. Paired very well with all types of food.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratm22 (9) - - SEP 8, 2014 does not count
Give props to this cider as it has one of the lowest amount of sugar,7 grams. Not sweet at all, and not much taste. Dry, bitter, tart and the alcohol taste comes through. Good over ice. Not quite a farm house cider, but with no extra sugar comes no extra sweet taste or flavor, which I admire in a cider. Oraganic and over priced. Most home brewed cider will taste better than this with no carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 30, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a golden color with a decent transparency about it. Slight carbonation was seen rising at a moderate pace. Fizzy off white head cleared out after about fifteen seconds. The smell had some tart apples, some light sweet apples with a slight edge of apple juice. The taste was basically the same. On the palate, this one sat fairly light and sessionable. Overall, decent cider I think I could actually do if I was truly into ciders. Glad I keep trying them.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle, golden pour, white head, nose is apples, taste is apples, sweet, more sweet, okay.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
steam_donkey (1) - - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
I have many ciders from around the world. This is by far one of my favorites. If you like hyper sweet or even champagne like ciders, then this probably not for you. It’s as about as basic as you can get. Thick refreshing flavor. Best if consumed really cold. To me...it’s a "cider mans" cider. If your craving candy, an apple is t probably gonna do the trick, if your favorite ciders are really sweet, this may not be the beverage for you. I love it!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1741) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
550ml bottle on Scarborough Beach on a sunny day. Not quite as cold as I’d like. Initial sickly sweet, almost artificial Bulmers taste.. softening slightly after a few sips becoming more easy going. Light apple flesh, sugary, basic and clean, but generally not too bad by the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle: Deep straw. Clear, high carbonation with coarse bead. Slightly cheese. Very fresh almost green acid apples. Bright. Off dry. Moderate acid and length. Easy drinking and refreshing. Like an off dry Riesling. Good balance.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen2 (1016) - NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
Very pale and clear golden. Refreshing cider taste. Slightly sour yellow apples. Not very interesting, but easily drinkable.


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