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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Fermented and finished on 100% NW oak this cider has a scotch taste complemented by a very smooth and lingering finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopbag (104) - - NOV 17, 2014
Tart apple with a smoky finish. Clear appearance. Assertive yeast tastes almost Belgian. Oak gives depth and darkness, but possibly overdone. Lingering liquid smoke.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cougfan95 (12) - - OCT 14, 2014
Pours a nice golden color with little foam. Oak comes through with notes of vanilla and honey. Dry and nicely balanced sweetness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
Can from Haggen’s Grocery, Woodinville
Blond color. Light aroma. The mouthfeel is a bit softer than usual, maybe sweeter in its dryness, moderate acidity, not much apple flavor, maybe some oak, and a metallic finish.
Messy.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mcberko (6882) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
12 oz. can, pours a clear lightly yellow-tinged clear colour with no head. Nose brings out cheap apple juice and some woody notes. Flavour is simplistic, with lots of cheap apple juice and very light oak. Very cheap and simplistic. Drinkable enough, with a lightly tart (not in a good way) finish. Not very nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1228) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2014
$2.45 can, Wine Warehouse. Pours clear light yellow, bubbly, no head. Smells of wet dog, apple, and champagne. Tastes of bittersweet apple... champagne.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11389) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Can from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours pale gold with no head. Aroma is a rather smoky thing. Light sweet apple behind the smoke. Med body, almost. Flavor is mildly tart apple, with smoke, and some wood astringency. It finishes more smoky than otherwise. Must have been old single malt barrels. Tho how that could relate to NW oak?

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lizardking3 (117) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Very hard for me to drink, because I’m not big on whiskey and this has very strong whiskey aroma and taste. Lots of vanilla and of course apple. Pretty dry, not bad, but man its strong whiskey notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Canned. Clear light gold color with no head. Cinnamon, smoke, vanilla, golden delicious apple aromas. Medium bodied with soft co2. Lightly sweet to off dry flavors of golden delicious apple, spicy cinnamon, wood char, vanilla____lightly bittersweet finish----good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8779) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
12 ounce can from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville, opened 5/29/14. Pours a hazy pale golden color with a thin fizzy white head. Poor head retention. Aroma of sweet apples, wood, mild vanilla, mild tannins. The taste is oak, vanilla, sweet apples, mildly tart finish. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, decent balance. Pretty decent cider.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrettTaylor (521) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Drank from can so no info on appearance. Aroma - apple and a touch of oak/vanilla. Taste - starts with moderately tart apple, then finishes vanillay sweet. Finish is short. Interesting but too much oak character for me. tastes like drinking an over-oaked california chardonnay.


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