Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Cider
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Produced from organically grown apples.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tapthis (164) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Pours a medium amber color with food carbonation with no head or lacing. Smells of heavy fruits and tastes of ripe/sweet apricots

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (23306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle at Řlfestival 2015. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head., Fruity aroma of apples and apple peel. Fruity flavour of apples and apple peel. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommaahh (1) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2015 does not count
This beer pours smoothly and comes out a clear good with many bubbles. Smell is almost complete sweet apple, almost to a sugary state. Taste was good, but did not live up to the aroma. Wouldn’t turn this away, but I wouldn’t seek it out either.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Canmoore (326) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
Pours a nice gold colour with lots of bubbles. Aroma includes notes of tart apples, pears, apricots, and sharp esters. Tasting notes include a well rounded apple palate, and pears, apricots, and floral notes. The finish is a tad boozy, but all in all a pretty good English Cider!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (862) - USA - MAY 14, 2015
A bottle poured into a pint glass -- Low to medium carbonation, very light color, semi-sweet. Definitely an English version of a cider, not extreme like American ciders. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AgentAle (1043) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Aroma is almost entirely apple with some slight sugar. Taste, again, almost completely apple with a smooth finish. Appearance is a clear gold with almost no head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (416) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Really enjoyed this beer. It is very crisp and refreshing. Thought it was smooth and tart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
glennmastrange (2423) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (773) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAR 25, 2015
Pours effervescent light yellow with a thin white head. Apple aroma, sweet finish.

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