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Square Mile The Original Hard Apple Cider



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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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The Original is a classic American hard cider. It’s made from three apple varieties rooted in American culture—Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, and Johnny Gold—picked and pressed by hand in Oregon. A lager beer yeast was chosen to create a cider that perfectly balances sweet and tart with a light, crisp apple flavor and a clean, refreshing finish. The Original is best served over ice to complement the crisp apple flavor and clean, refreshing finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KamGoPro (128) - Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Aroma of standard carbonated apple juice. Light yellow pour. Extremely light and bright apples. Nothing bold

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2632) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer. Light golden in color. Looks to have very low carbonation. Nose is very light, but seems to have a hint of apple. Sweet, light apple flavor up front. Not a whole lot going on. Pretty average cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuedmaster (295) - Vista, California, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from BevMo in Escondido. Aroma of tart apples, nice deep gold pour. I found this to be very clean, refreshing and well balanced, one of the better ciders that I have had. Has a crisp, slightly carbonated, dry mouthfeel. Recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reid (2014) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 3, 2015
22 oz bottlle purchased from Roths Vista Market in Salem $3.79 Very pale yellow colour with no head and no lace. Aromas of semi-sweet apples and maybe a little leaf/earth. Simple semi-sweet ..maybe Fuli or Pink lady apples..thats about it. Palate is fine for style sweet ending. Another clean boring US cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (2436) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2014
On tap at Hangar on the wharf. I had a little water to clean my palate of the previous beers. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a pure clear yellow color with a big transparency to it. Light streams of bubbles arise. There was barely any head (but it’s a cider, no worries). The smell was a slight tart to sweet Granny Smith apple with a slight nice grassy bitter lemon coming through as it warmed. The taste was mainly sweet with a nice thorough tart and yet mildly acceptable sour lemon to balance the apple. There’s a slight vinous aftertaste with a mild dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a proper carbonation for a cider = harsh but not overbearing. Overall, a cider I could do again...hmm, maybe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6428) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2014
a good cider, on all points .. . deep yellow .. mild spots of foam .. . apple juice, light red skin, and braisins .. . medium feel and a touch sweet on the end .. . solid cider son .. . . everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GoDawgs_BREW (2) - - SEP 8, 2014 does not count
Crisp and sweet. The alcohol content of 6.7 presents itself nicely and blends with the apple. Not too sweet... reading the ingredients theres no corn syrup (phew, thats a relief). I really like this cider and for the price you cannot beat it. Great cider from a great apple growing region...makes sense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6692) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 1, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a effervescent bubbly body. A big sweet apple nose. The flavor is sweet apples, peel, vanilla, a bit of sugary notes. The flavor is almost a clear apple with very few major problems, maybe a bit bland. Good cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13136) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Light greenish gold, fresh apple nose, a little appley, touch thin but also effervescent, good flavour, mainstrean in style but well-executed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lb4lb (2569) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Average apple cider. Not too sweet. A bit bland, and pretty drinkable. Overall its pretty decent.

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