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Sheppy’s Somerset Draught Cider

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


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Available in 50 litre keg, 500ml and 330ml bottle.
A medium cider made with a blend of apple varieties.

A careful blend of traditional Somerset cider apples and dessert apples. This produces a light, slightly sharp refreshing cider. Pale coloured, medium taste with a light sparkle. An ideal cider for both the home-drinker and for the pub trade. This cider has been fermented and matured in oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (702) - Offenbach, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle, 500ml. *** Colour: Pale yellow golden, clear, no head. *** Nose: Green apples, some vinegar, some lemon. *** Mouthfeel: Medium body, hardly watery at all. Low carbonation. *** Taste: Medium dry, apple peel, some vinegar, lemon and faint oak at the start. More pronounced oak in the middle, apple peel, still lemon. Oaky and lemony finish, more lemon to come in the medium-long aftertaste. Some faint apples at the very end of that. *** Impressions: Another decent, refreshing (due to persistent lemon) cider, a bit short on actual apple taste. Oak gives it a bit more depth. Solid effort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ulrikolsen (374) - DENMARK - JUN 23, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2016 Tap@Søernes. Pours clear light golden. Aroma is fruity, slightly flowery with apples and elderflower. Taste is fruity, flowery and balanced sour and delicate sweet and slightly dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (5841) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 17, 2016
Aroma is apples, fruit and slightly perfumed. The flavor is apples, fruit, slight bandaid and a mix of mild sweetness and tart in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
CiderGuerrilla (4) - Hesse, GERMANY - FEB 10, 2016 does not count
Sidra tradicional británica. Aromas a vainilla, manzana asada y ligeros ahumados. Color amarillo intenso. En boca amargo dulce, con astringencia típica del uso de variedades amargas con taninos. Nada de acidez y carbónico medio. Uno de los mejores referentes de sidra de Somerset.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fombe89 (2261) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 11, 2015
Botella 10-12-2015. Color amarillo claro, sabor dulce frutal, cuerpo ligero.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (3237) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 10, 2015
500ml bottle. 10-12-2015.
BBD: not found.
In short: barnyar nose cider.
Pours very pale gold with vanishing white head. Light bodied cider, little tart, quite sweet, some fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle from Lidl and drunk at home. Clear pale gold no head. Woody apple aroma. Medium Dry. Dryish finish. Yes quite a decent dryish cider. Actually really quite parching. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (4133) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle from lidl, burton. Very pale yellow cider with lots of carbonation. Aroma is tannin and light wood. Taste is tannin, apple pulp, some wood and tangy. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17245) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
Tap at the Euston Tap, 20/04/15. Light yellow with little in the way of a covering. Nose is tangy apple, straw, light smoke. Taste comprises apple pulp, faint pear drop, sweet licks, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry close. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5570) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Very pale colour. Has a pleasant, fine carbonation. Fairly sweet at first. A light dryness in the finish. Good but a tad too sweet for me.

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