degbert (1075) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a rich gold with a faint hint of pink and no head, though there is visible carbonation. Nose is quite strong, and definitely pear; nicely enough, it’s the fruit, not some sort of bizarre pear candy. Semi-dry with good fruit flavor on the front of the mouth; manages to convey the slight creamy richness that a good pear has, and has a touch of spice to it. Finish is long, dry, and a little metallic. This is pretty good.
VinegarStroke (267) - Napa, California, USA - JUN 17, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle: Clear, light medium golden with a hint of brown, poor light head and no real lace. Simple vanilla oxidized nose. No bright fruit. Coarse and dead. Palate is dry, acid, carbonated and hollow. Lacks fruit flavor. Oak flavors make it look like candy.
At least the anvil was bombed with artifact.
nick76 (4180) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The aroma is very sweet and fruity with a slightly medicinal syrup quality. The appearance is light gold with no head. The taste is drier than the aroma but has the medicinal quality. The palate is thin but OK for the style. Overall worth a try maybe but not great.
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. golden with minimal head. this seems woefully underrated. sweet with some light apple tartness. big vanilla undertone. fantastic flavors. i’m not sure where the vanilla is coming from but it works amazingly well, and is something that other cidermakers should do.
Patrickctenchi (3468) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear, light gold, bubbly....with a quick, energetic white head.
Aroma is pear....at arm’s length....red apple as well.
Sweet, tingly pear flavor, apple-peel.....vanilla..
Crisp and bright...very nice.
Tmoney99 (10466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by Dr Silverworm. Poured clear amber color with a minimal sparkling white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Medium green pear fruit aroma. Medium body with a smooth dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet pear flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.
b3shine (5202) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bomber to snifter (shared by DrSilverworm). Looks solid for the style; a transparent gold with white head that quickly dissipates into thin lacing. Smells of apples and pears. Tastes like it smells with an average (at best) mouthfeel. Tart and heavily carbonated; not in a good way though. I’m not a fan off this one.
crossovert (7010) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Woah, really ncie tropical fruitiness, sourness, was not expecting that coming out of this bottle.
bhensonb (10803) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours sort of perry color with a transient fizzy white head. Aroma is sweetish pear. But the flavor has a lot of apple. It seems to alternate between crisp and tart. Not sure this should be under the perry style. Back and forth. Apple/pear. Not bad. Perhaps a bit sweet. Always something new under the sun.
PorterPounder (5367) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tallahassee, Fl - ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - Apalachee - 12 oz bottle. Sparkling light golden ginger ale-like pour with nice bubble action and no head. Aroma has some sweet pear accents, a touch of vanilla, pleasant. Flavor is pretty full bodied for a perry, with some tangy pear fruitiness, a touch of club soda, some light vanilla accents. Mouthfeel has a nice spritz to it, Very refreshing.