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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Savor this refreshing glass of complexity. Dark & Dryís assertive tartness is pleasingly balanced by a hint of molasses and brown sugar. More rounded and intricate than its sister ciders, this potion will appeal to beer aficionados, wine devotees, and cider enthusiasts alike.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2012
This gem of a cider poured nice and brown with very little signs of carbonation. Aromas were of lots of apples and very sweet - a lot like applesauce. The taste was great, loads of fresh red apples with a sexy dose of brown sugar. Molasses was very apparent and created a mellow undertone that helped aid the dry characteristic of this cider. Finishes fairly tart, and with a lingering sense of a fresh-bitten apple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (5245) - Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2012
12 ounce bottle, pours a redish amber color with aromas of apple, and sugar. Flavor is apple juice, sugar and a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Spire Mtn Dark and Dry
Date: June 08, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear dark brown, frothy beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: light apple aroma, touch of caramalized sugar
Flavor: flavor starts of as sweet caramel apple, touch of tartness, dry finish, apple is subdued
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemdawg (558) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Dark red body with a thin thin ring of white bubbles around the edge of the glass. A bit of fresh apples in the aroma, but also some canned apple juice. Rather sweet, apples of course. A bit dry at the finish. Nice and easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pumpmaster (1352) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2011
22 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $3.99 Very good, not dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Bottle. Poured a soda brown with a quick off-white head. Sweet aroma of apple and hints of brown sugar. Flavor of apple and a backing of other dark fruits. Light body and sweet throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Very good. Not as complex as the bottle would have me think. Color is dark, and I can almost taste that hint of molasses and brown sugar, but something about it tastes watered down. Maybe itís the low alcohol content.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (2098) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Itís kinda dark. Apples and a hint of spent sugar on the nose. Sweeeeeeeet sugary sweet. There is a hint of chalky dryness in the finish. Thick and heavy. Some toffee. A bit too sticky for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (4011) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
I found this enjoyable. Itís not a GREAT cider but it is one that begs to be taken seriously, which is not characteristic of most U.S ciders. Dark color breaks from the mold, too; I didnít see this as that dry. On tap at Quinnís, Seattle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2011
22oz bottle poured into snifter. Dark color, almost murky brown. Good carbonation. Aroma has hints of apples and spice. The flavor wasnít as dry as I was expecting which made for a really interesting drink. One of the better ciders Iíve tried lately.

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