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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Spur & Vine puts a Northwest twist on our classic American Hard Cider. Starting with the same apples and yeast as The Original, a generous amount of Galaxy hops were added to the cider during cold conditioning. Since no heat is applied to the hops, the cider takes on flavors and aromas of peach, melon, and honeysuckle, but with none of the traditional hop bitterness. Spur & Vine is best served straight up to allow the complexities of this cider to shine.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reid (2091) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12 oz single from a small convenience store in Keizer. $1.39. Different label but obviously same cider. Pours a light golden colour and has a fair sized white head( for a cider) Nice aroma of semi-sweet apples and floral hops.. Taste is sweet but not nearly as sweet as the usual cider..the hops take the edge off the sweetness..like it says getting melon,peach,apricot..and floral hop. Palate as usual with ciders broders on the cloying but its OK. Nice drink actually.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (2620) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
On tap at HOPS Culture, Aspen. Pours blond with no head. Aroma is of apples, barnyard. Taste is of hops, apples, some fruits/barnyard. Palate: Light-medium body. High carbonation. Overall: Very refreshing. Awesome barnyard.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2177) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from QFC U Village

Yellow pour, decent fizz. Big melony galaxy nose -- I knew it was something new school but couldn’t quite place it until I read the commercial description. Kind of a strange flavor, at first, but one gets used to it. Apple just a tiny bit sweet, hoppy without the heavy hop oils. Reasonably tasty stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle from Ale Jail. Clear orange pour with no head. Low apple tartness and it could be carbonated a bit more. The hop addition is nice though - melon notes.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8347) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2015
On tap at Happy Gnome. Pours a clear yellowish gold with a white head that dissipates completely. Aroma has dry apples with a bit of grassy hops and a touch of acid. Flavor has more sweet aple with a dryness in the finish and hints of acid and grass.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1376) - Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear light orange with minimal white head. Aroma is very floral, honey. Taste is med dry, low carbonation, crisp, good flavor throughout. Overall, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 3, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer, Seattle
Pale yellow color, almost no head. Very nice aroma, Chardonnay and New World Gewurztraminer. Off dry mouthfeel, but smooth; light cider flavor, some white wine character, fruity, not bitter.
Excellent idea.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2852) - Salem, Oregon, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer. Medium yellow in color with no head. Lightly pungent hop nose. Pretty much tastes like it reads in the name. Sweet cider up front. Sort of melding in to some hops. The hoppiness just kind of lets it’s presence be felt without being overpowering. Pretty well balanced.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KamGoPro (161) - Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Amazing sweet leafy hops aroma with strong presence of roasted apples. Light amber pour. Very nice hoppy start with a cider middle and finish. The hops dont linger at all

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (9633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 28, 2015
22 oz. bottle, pours a clear pale blonde with a tiny head. Nose brings out lots of dry hops upfront that are rather earthy and BO-like, with light apples in back. Flavour is quite pleasant, with a good balance of dry hops and medium sweet apples. The dry hopping is done well and tastes better than it smells. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1880) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Wow an almost fully impressive cider! This really had a pretty full body (due to the hops I’d imagine) for a regular cider. Nice sweet apple flavors. Hints of non-bitter hops. Decent.


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