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Brewed by Distell Group Limited
Style: Cider
Stellenbosch, South Africa

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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Savanna Dry is naturally brewed and matured and is made from Granny Smith apples grown in the Elgin area in the Western Cape. It has an alcohol content of 5.5%. Website: www.savanna.co.za


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
Pijiuke (78) - - JAN 4, 2014
Itís very refreshing. It tastes like wine. It has alcohol. Itís something I can down a six pack in a sunny afternoon. BUT ITíS NOT BEER. My all fours rating doesnít reflect my opinion of this superb product, just a protest against its listing here.


1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
wheresthepath (1920) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Bottle at Park Bar, Reading University. Pale gold and very fizzy. Dry? Are they allowed to call it that when itís actually horribly, horribly sweet? Little evidence of apples, but a whole lot of evidence of sugar. Very sticky. Straying into alcopop territory. Ghastly.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TedE (730) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 20, 2016
330ml bottle into glass. 5.0%. Very faint aroma of apple. Golden yellow, no head, medium carbonation. Flat mouthfeel, finish is slightly tart apple. Nothing bad but not much going on.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
minutemat (3276) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
330ml bottle @ Nandos, Shrewsbury. Clear yellow. Aroma is sweet apple sugar. Taste is crisp, bright, moderately sweet and clean. Ok.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (5969) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: From a store in Germany.
Appearance: Pale yellow colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Sweet apples.
Body: Light to medium body, a bit fizzy carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet apples.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (5476) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle: Poured a bright yellow color cider. Aroma of dry apple notes. Taste is quite dry with limited amount of complexity. The apple notes donít come out as much as I was expecting with a dry finish that limits drinkability. Never had such a dry cider.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 25, 2015
Rating #1214 01.08.2014 Sample at Taste of Spruce Grove. Clear, yellow colour, fairly carbonated. Aroma is sweet apples. Taste is sweet apple, medium carbonation. Nothing exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (9453) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Clear light yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of apples, sweetness and acidic.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (2177) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 26, 2015
Kindly shared by Jaghana. Couleur jaune sans mousse. Nez de bonbon "batna" (caramel-reglisse), note jus de pommes. Gout de jus de pommes acidulť assez doux, vieilles pommes. Corps leger.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaghana (5096) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle 33cl, a clear pale yellow cider with low head. Nose is on apple juice with dusty notes. Aroma is on ripped apples, low on apple juice, some acidity, less complex, sweetness on aftertaste, low body, touch of plastic, but it remains drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2799) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2015
Gouden helder, ruikt erg naar frisse groene granny smith appels, smaken zijn die van erg droge appelsap met wat koolzuur. Zoet, licht fruitfris zuur, Iets ouder karakter dan in het aroma. Goed te drinken, zoet en droog ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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