hopbag (104) - - NOV 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tart apple with a smoky finish. Clear appearance. Assertive yeast tastes almost Belgian. Oak gives depth and darkness, but possibly overdone. Lingering liquid smoke.
Cougfan95 (12) - - OCT 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice golden color with little foam. Oak comes through with notes of vanilla and honey. Dry and nicely balanced sweetness.
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.
mcberko (6882) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
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.
hershiser2 (1228) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
$2.45 can, Wine Warehouse. Pours clear light yellow, bubbly, no head. Smells of wet dog, apple, and champagne. Tastes of bittersweet apple... champagne.
bhensonb (11389) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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?
Lizardking3 (117) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - AUG 22, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
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.
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Drake (8779) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
BrettTaylor (521) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.