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Sheppy’s Somerset Draught Cider

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

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3632) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (2607) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Clear yellow colour. Overall quite typical British cider. No expectional character, but not artificial feeling either. Simple apple flavour and aroma. I do not detect any oak character. Initially rather sweet, but some balancing sourness quickly appears. Moderate carbonation and a rather dry moreish finish. Quite good easy drinking one.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bursprak (979) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2015
Tap @ Fermentoren Aarhus. Clear golden pour. Sweet apples, grape juice, some vanilla with a slightly tart finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (2096) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle at Behind The Hills. Pours yellow color, small white head. Aroma of green apples. Taste is medium sweet, medium dry, lot of apples, nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (5557) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle from Seoul plaza, Bratislava.Very light golden color with medium golden color. Heavy apple aroma with sweet and green apples. Light tart apple aroma with distinct sweetness and clove, notes of vanilla, wood. Well balanced, enjoyable cider.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (4358) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(draught) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of apple juice and marzipan, with a light hint of chestnut honey, christmas stollen and bread dough. flavour is mostly yeast and tart apples, slightly barnyardy, with a hint of roasted beef, alcohol and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3835) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2014. Fresh smell of apples, fruit and some funk. Similar taste, some white wine, light funk and barnyard. Very refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (6985) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2014
Draught @ Fermentoren, Århus. Pours clear light yellow with a small white head. Aroma of apples, light wood, sulphur. Flavor is light tart apples, wood, oak. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, dry light tart finish. 131114

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2937) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
Tap@Taphouse, CPH, - clear yellow pour with bubbly thin head. Aroma and taste is prominent sweet apples, medium acidic, refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (6965) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Draught at Taphouse, clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of apples.
Earlier Rating: 4/1/2013 Total Score: 2.9
Bottle from Super Best, Hellerup. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of sweet apples and with a sour finish.


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