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Brewed by Bulmers Cider (Heineken UK)
Style: Cider
Hereford, England

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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Avaialable in keg, bottle and can.
4.5% on draught, 5.0% in other formats (previsously 5.3%).


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pijiuke (66) - - AUG 23, 2014
Pour from bottle, this cider is light gold in color, light bodied and lightly carbonated. Smell floral and taste fruity with very subtle aftertaste. Something quite enjoyable in hot weather.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlainG (1185) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Un liquide doré qui est dégarnit de mousse. Un nez de pomme et de miel. Son goût est acidulé comme la jeune pomme et en est porté par une texture soyeuse. C’est à peu près ça. Pas de défauts, en fait son seul défaut serait qu’il est sans qualité non plus. Version à 5.3% (M.A. 31.03.15) (1167-030814)

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4498) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
50cl can. Slightly puzzling that I haven’t got around to rating this before - as to me it’s the "standard" against which other mass-market ciders should be judged. A pale straw pour with moderate carbonation; sweet, floral, dessert apple aroma; tart apple taste; and a dry finish. Unsophisticated, but refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TizzleJizzle (620) - Garland, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2014
14.9 oz can. Poured a boring clear straw yellow color with a thin white head. Taste of candy apple, floral, and dry. Medium carbonation, thin body.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
g_georgiou (202) - CYPRUS - AUG 11, 2014
Clear yellow body with a thin white head. Aroma is apple. Taste is sweet apple with dry finish. Refreshing but nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AirForceHops (3138) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft @ British Beer Company. Clear piss yellow color, no head. Active level of bubbly carbonation. Aroma of smashed green apples, nothing more.

The body is light like every other cider I have ever sampled. Fizzy carbonation with a light tingle. Sweet malt mixed with watery apples. Not the worse mass produced cider out there. It’s drinkable without any major flaws.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jorn69 (911) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
@ Sandy Bay, Cyprus. Can (500 ml) from local supermarket (€ 1.50). Sweet, fruity and light acidic with notes of apple. The finish is dry, sweet and fruity.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Jagger2013 (7) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 31, 2014 does not count
Not sure how this chemical contraption is called a cider, maybe the delivery lorries have to drive past an apple tree on the way to the shops and pubs? If you lick the striking part of a match box you get the same flavour, which can’t be good. Advertising and marketing has got this cider where it is today, nothing else

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours clear golden with a small quickly dissipating frothy white head. Aroma is sweet and light tart apples, minerals. Taste is medium sweet with a light dry tart apple finish. Light bodied and average carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bamsen78 (3108) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2014
Can. Pours clear golden with airy white head. Clear but faint aroma of apple juice with distinct estery notes (why???). Sourish and mildly sweetish flavour of apple juice, otherwise quite watery, despite high carbonation. Sour-sweetish aftertaste. Boring, commercial, non-cider, but drinkable on a hot day.


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