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Brewed by Sheppy’s Cider
Style: Cider
Taunton, England

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled only - available in 500ml bottles.
A sparkling, medium, single varietal cider made with the Dabinett apple variety.

Dabinett is a high quality cider apple which produces a distinctive full-flavoured single variety cider in a medium taste. Sparkling.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Bottle 500ml. clear glass @ home.

Clear light medium yellow color with a small small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy apples, sweet apple, yellow appels, flour apple, wood, dusty, barnyard notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light light acidic with a average to long duration, wood, apples, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat to soft . [20101210]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2010
Bottled, 500ml from Sainsburys, Banbury. Orange gold with no head. I think I’m beginning to remember the flavours of the different apple types. This is fairly sweet, sucrose with a faint taste of old leather and rusk. Heady alcohol notes. Decent for cider and worth a punt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (17339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2009
Bottle at the Sheeps Heid with TimE ...golden yellow ... crisp apple ... dry bitter apple ... little tanins ... almost whiskey ..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4164) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Golden colour. Sour and sweet apples, wood, a bit oily. Low carbonated. Fairly sweet finish. Decent cider.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1662) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2009
Drank from an oversized wine goblet. Nice rustic vibes. Very old skool . Like they’ve not changed the recipe in 150 years type of vibe to this Cider .Sweet and dry...apple skin,wood and a waxiness .Pretty classy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2009
Bottle, from Sainsburys, Grimsby. Gold, no head and good condition. Pleasant apple sweetness with a slight suggestion of toffee in the nose, restrained apple sweetness in the mouth with a low gentle oily bitterness and a muted woodiness that lingers in the finish

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2009
Gold. Sweet slightly ashy cooking apple aroma. Sweet fruity taste, though the balancing dryness gave an oddly disconcerting impression of the chemical bitterness one associates with artificial sweeteners. But it was an above average bottled commercial cider.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 1, 2009
Tasted 01/01/2008. 500ml bottle from Regionals. Bright lambent gold with a disappearing foam. Sweet apple aroma, with a little skin and wood. More sweet apple in the mouth, with not as much acidity or tannin as I’d like to balance. Good apple flavour, subtle skin complexity. Nice to sip over an hour or so while I cut some legs off a solid rimu table but the medium sweet finish is a little too sweet for me to enjoy on an ongoing basis.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OStreetBrewery (120) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 17, 2008
Pours a mid gold with a disappearing lace. Aroma features applewood, a touch of tannic plastic, a warm character. On the palate there is rich sweet apple, warm alcohol, loads of woody tannin leading to a medium dry finish. The evident alcohol would make this a good winter warmer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a clear, deep golden with no head. Leathery apple aroma. Medium-bodied and very classical English with its leathery astringency and also some wooden notes. Sweetness dominates but it’s very well balanced by the leathery astringency. Low in carbonation and therefore terribly easy to drink in spite of the heavy alcohol. 180208


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