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Sea Cider Rumrunner (2009+ Newfoundland Screech Rum)

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Brewed by Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Style: Cider
Central Saanich, Canada

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Apple wine flavored and colored with molasses and aged in bourbon barrels for six months. The secret of Rumrunner lies in the barrel. Rich, full-bodied and intriguing Newfoundland Screech barrels were the inspiration for Rumrunner which opens up to reveal notes of molasses, apples and sugar cane. Raise a glass of Rumrunner and let your apples out of the barrel.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6303) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Honey, oak, and rum .. Mild wood in the back .. Clear goofy bottle .. Pretty nice cider, the abv is well hidden- just like the treasure.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6514) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
2/19/15. Bottle sampled during RBWG 2015. Amber pour with a soft, soapy off-white head. Apples and rum on the aroma, some dark sugars and light spice, champagne yeast. Okay flavor, apple juice and applesauce, a bit of rum and spice, molasses. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (782) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle. Apperance is liquid gold with virtually no head. Aroma is Apple, honey, and hints of peach. Taste is crisp apples, followed by some light acidic vinious undertones, oak and honey. Finshes crisp, with a hint of rum, medium bodied, light carbonation. This is stellar stuff, lots of complexity, and not to sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5480) - Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle at the RBWG hotel bottle share
Clear amber with a small off-white head, no lacing. Aroma of apples and caramel. Flavors of apples, cinnamon, wood, bourbon with a dry finish
Nice

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (4553) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle as shown during RBWG. Pours a clear gold with no head. The aroma is plastic fruit. Thin mouth, strong booze, apple, wood, good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (12625) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle shared during the first Late Nite session of RBWG 2015. Pours Clear deep gold with a bubbly white head. The nose has some ripe and dusty old apples. Medium to big sweet flavor but still surly dry, with some spice, ripe apples, some bitter skins. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish, more dank and well ripened apples. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (4042) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with no head. Nice cider aromas. Flavors reminiscent of an ice cider, flavors are stronger without the flavor boost but had the abv bonus in taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4171) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2015
pours crystal clear amber . No head . Smell is apples , bit booze . Taste is applesauce, intense , oak , some booze as well . In between a cider and an ice cider to me . Nice !

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
[6199-20140228] Bottle. Sweet apple rum candy wood aroma has a mild caramel infusion. Clear, orange amber body with no lasting head. Apple skin flavour has a potent wood note. Medium body. That aroma reminds me of small packaged caramels, but the aroma is way more interesting than the flavour. (8/3-/6/2/14) 3.3-
(w/ blankboy, Greg Clow, HogTownHarry, jercraigs, JoeMcPhee)
Overheard: "That was a mental tasting." "The lowest rating was an AleSmith WeeHeavy." "That was like five years ago." "I’m still a little drunk from that tasting."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2815) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Pretty straightforward. Apples and rum. Cool idea.


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