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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Cider
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crisp and refreshing belgian cider made with hand-picked apples (50%).


minutemat's rating

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
minutemat (4039) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, - FEB 9, 2014
500ml bottle. F**king awful, inauthentic rubbish. This is the liquid embodiment of the guy at school with loads of money who, in a go-kart competition would get his dad to build the slickest, most impressive looking machine with perfect wheel balance, comfiest seat etc.. and losing miserably against the kid who crafted a go-kart with character through months of hard graft and determination.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoufCustom (1530) - HONG KONG - JUL 28, 2016


568ml bottle bought at CitySuper in New Town Plaza, Shatin.

Golden orange colour; Half finger head with soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Poor sticky lacing with very fizzy carbonation; Aroma of light apple wine, strong green apple, apple juice concentrate, syrup, yoghurt tartness and tannic; Medium sweet taste of fair apple wine and juice, with fairly strong yoghurt tartness, light sugar, faint wood, strong carbo and quite strong tannic; Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is light apple wine in a thin and watery background. Only little juice and bit more dry wineyness and yoghutry tartness with further sips. Sweetness is moderate, some faint woodiness with very notable tannin finish. Okay!... Fairly dry after taste. Quite sweet and tart to mouth.

Comments: Itís Stella, but itís more than macro cider I thought, with fairly good dryness and some light wineyness, light but touches of tartness, sweetness and astringency. Only the syrupy aroma hold its back, otherwise this is easy to down and worth sharing it with friends after meals.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (361) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Pours like apple juice. Aggressive pour and no head. It has some carbonation.

Aroma is odd. Yes, apple, but hints of grape maybe?

Taste is quite sweet, but has a good sour aftertaste. Itís a little watery, more than most ciders.

Mouthfeel is very very crushable. Itís little more than water. Very light...itís hard to believe this has alcohol at all. It is a little papery, like an apple core. Again sweet, but slightly sour at the end.

Overall, I think this is excellent. I donít understand the poor ratings. Yes, I would recommend this, and yes I would buy it again!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drjohnrock (690) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Twelve ounce bottle at Danny Bís in New Baltimore on July 3, 2016. Medium gold hue, fair apple nose, light to moderate apple flavor combined with something artificial. Certainly better than the ubiquitous Stella Artois bland lager but these commercial hard ciders never seem to have the robust apple flavor of most nonalcoholic ciders.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RedStarOvrRus (6) - Idaho, USA - JUN 29, 2016 does not count
I found this to be one of the best ciders Iíve tasted. No biting the back of my tongue or acrid taste. No lingering after taste, either. Slightly sweet, crisp, not too dry. Easy to drink.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdixon77 (2247) - Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Not sure what cidre is, but it tastes like super sweet cider. Maybe I need a gold rimmed glass.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
obxdude10 (2252) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Way too sweet for me. Lots of crisp apple flavor and aromas, but just way too sweet. The body was nicely carbonated and lively. The cider left a dry, but crisp, apple fruit flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2016
bottle oro carico limpida discreta schiuma bevanda zuccherina gassata Poco Aromatica

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Spab (3294) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
473 ml can from LCBO. Pours a clear golden colour with tiny white cap. Aroma is stewed apples, quite sweet with a bit earthiness. Flavour is sweet apple with a bit of stewed/rotten character and a little earthiness. Some dryness in the finish. Meh.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
robinvboyer (4064) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 1, 2016
This is barely cidre. Has an over the top sweet apple aroma and flavour, with loads of odd artificial sweet strawberry, and stone fruit aromas and flavours, with a slightly tart finish. Dorsnt taste bad at all, but this isnt cidre.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (1566) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle. A- Apples, slightly skunky, sweet. A- Gold color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Apples, sweet, slightly champagne like. P- Light body, average texture, medium carbonation, refreshing finish. O- Decent stuff, actually. Not overly sweet or fizzy. Pretty easy to drink.


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