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Stonewell Medium Dry Irish Craft Cider

Stonewell Medium Dry Irish Craft Cider
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Brewed by Nohoval Brewing Co
Style: Cider
Cork, Ireland

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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It’s important to us to make cider in keeping with its rich heritage. We use fresh juice from regionally sourced apples, immediately fermented with natural yeasts, to create truly unique flavours. Nestled on the south Cork coast our cider is imbued with the nature that surrounds it.


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (704) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2014
Enjoyable cider. Sweet but balanced nicely by acidic tart flavor. Puckering at end. Odd aroma at first. First cider rating.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 6, 2014
Keg @ 57 Headline, Dublin [210114]
Pale yellow, clear, thin white rim
Aroma - fresh apple core fruit, quite sweet apple
Taste of fresh apple pith, fruity apple, sweet, slightly tart
Palate - soft carb, light body, sweet, slightly tart. Finish of sweet apple
Overall - Good cider, tasty. I’m really impressed with the quality of Irish craft cider.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fdegan67 (3) - - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
When God was giving out cider He missed out the Irish - we were probably too full of Guinness to notice. Bulmers stepped in with a 3/10 sweetish effort and stopped any decent cider getting out. Fortunately with the advent of smaller breweries producing better beer all round Ireland has started providing better beer including some not bad ciders. Stonewell is just that. Not bad. Nicely dry. Quite refreshing and crisp. One of the best Irish ciders around. A bit expensive at 4 euro for a Supermarket bottle but hopefully a good sign of things to come.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5214) - ITALY - DEC 3, 2013
Oro intenso nado fruttato mela dolce leggero floreale una lieve acidita poco secco

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciaranc (800) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 28, 2013
Draught @ the headline. Clear straw gold, lots of fizzy bubbles. Granny smith sour apple nose. Big flavour, saliva ramping apple sweetness, nice dry appleskin backing. Light, not too fizzy, sweet finish. Really nice, if slight too sweet toward the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3880) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle. I usually avoid Cider but finished the bottle off that my wife had been drinking whilst on holiday in Ireland during October 2013. Clear yellow appearance with a smooth body. Slightly dry with a fresh apple flavour that does not dominate. An eye opener.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2781) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 18, 2013
Bottle at home from drinkstore
Hazy pale golde blonde with sweet slightly tart apple flavour.medium carbonation, easy drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5793) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2013
had on draft in dublin .. . a very balanced cider, medium is right .. . apple juice and red apple skin .. . a good fresh cider .. . . draped in a towel?!? --well. at least he sounds clean...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2658) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 24, 2012
Appearance: Golden yellow, no head. Aroma: Sweet over ripe apples, a little sulpher, sweet. Flavour: Tart, lots of carbonation, somewhat sharp, lots of sweetness, long sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keadec (6) - Not your concern, IRELAND - JUL 3, 2012 does not count
Stonewell Cider brewed here in the PEOPLES REPUBLIC of Cork. These guys have two ciders out there on the market. The medium dry pours a crisp clean yellow with low carbonation. Smells beautiful sweet like french golden delicious apples. Beautiful floral notes. Tastes like home made apple tart, like what granny would make. Well balanced and smooth.


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