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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Cider
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 412   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Produced from organically grown apples.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4422) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - NOV 19, 2008
550 ml bottle from the Beverage Warehouse in Winooski, VT (November 2008), served a bit above fridge temperature from a 550 ml Sam Smith’s glass. Bubbly, huge white head fizzes away quickly above the roiling, fizzy pale gold and very clear body....dusty, dry, rather tart and somewhat musty/rotten apple aroma, not terribly pleasant, somewhat weak, though real enough I suppose.....definitely more pleasant on the tongue than in the nose, moderately sweet but full of apple rather than sucrose flavor, juicy and pretty full-bodied, with carbonation a little softer and less forced-feeling than the appearance suggests....nothing amazing in the character here, but perfectly drinkable, reasonably balanced in the dry/sweet axis....that’s about it.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (325) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Really enjoyed this beer. It is very crisp and refreshing. Thought it was smooth and tart.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
glennmastrange (2383) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. An average Apple Cider. Clean and crisp with a lively carbonation, and a nice apple presence in aroma and flavor.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GBEERLOVER (2) - - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
very nice and dry. perfect for pairing with so many foods. I like the dryness with a hint of sweet tart apples. my go to cider for sure. weekly trips to the store for this one.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (685) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAR 25, 2015
Pours effervescent light yellow with a thin white head. Apple aroma, sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zwiebel88 (461) - GERMANY - MAR 14, 2015
Durchsichtig, hell. In der Nase Apfel, Säure, Viez. Am Gaumen süß, Apfelwein, Säure.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 8, 2015
16oz Bottles at Track 84 - Warwick, RI. Sugar and malic acid nose. Blunted relatively generic apple aroma and initial flavor. Clean, bright, and with a decent balance of acid and sugar without being too sweet, nor too blandly dry. Overall, however, the apple character is pretty weak. But, I’m grateful to have an organic cider available that isn’t Woodchuck.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (2867) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2015
500 ml. bottle. Pours a thin, poorly retained, off white head, without lacing, over a very slightly hazy light gold (SRM 4) body.....nose is apple juice and little else......taste is moderately sweet, apple juice with light acid.....mouth feel, light body, slight acid, no alcohol, light carbonation. This is obviously an apple based beverage. It is quite simple in presentation and not particularly interesting. BJCP 5/2/10/4/5

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2395) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle from Beers Of Europe [150115]
Light golden, clear, bubbly white head dissipates quickly to thin film
Aroma - Little on nose, very slight cider apple
Taste - Light cider apple, sugars, simple flavour
Palate - Medium carb, light body, soft sweet, light tart. Finish as main flavour, clean, bit more juice in finish
Overall - Rather plain and ordinary

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7472) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Clear light gold pour with no head. Aroma is apple and maybe a hint of cheap white box wine. Light crisp palate with a bit of carbonation. Taste is slightly sweet, slightly tart. This is okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (181) - California, USA - DEC 23, 2014
550ml ($4.49) This was a good cider, Nice to see more organic Ciders coming out. I love this company and have some favorites that they make.


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