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

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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46   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%).


parkhead99's rating

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
parkhead99 (41) - - FEB 25, 2002
Way too sweet. If you want a good Cider try Bulmers/Magners


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (613) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 23, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Aromas of granny smith apples and white peach. Clean apple taste with a bit of tartness. Great dry finish. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (403) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 11, 2015
500ml can. Pours clear gold with a bit a foam. Aroma of apples. Taste is slightly sour apple juice. Dry finish.

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mvksmall (1) - Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2015 does not count
This is travesty on the original Bulmer’s Strongbow cider! Gold Apple indeed. Please give us back the original dry cider, not this sweet, overflavored,Jelly Belly tasting sludge. I understand the need to mollify modern tastes, but why take away the original dry?? When I have recently recommended Strongbow to friends, they give me an odd look, and after tasting the Gold Apple, which is about tbe only thing available to us in the US at tjos point, I know why, and WILL NOT continue to recommend it, at all, until the original is once again available.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EAGLE82 (193) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2015
A good everyday cider. Well balanced apple flavor and not as sweet as others.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Deu (874) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAR 14, 2015
On tap. Pours straw with a white head. Aroma of apple peel and plastic. Taste is super sweet artificial apple, sourness, watery. This is so sweet, I can still feel the sweetness permeating my mouth the day afte

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
davidtjm (831) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2015
Can. Aroma is sweet, apples, candy. Taste is fizzy, apples, sweetness, quite dry. Decent

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
redders1974 (213) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Nor a nautal cider drinker unless its a bistering summers day and its a bone dry cider Strongbow is mass produced in the UK and if fizzy and see a with a dry finish very bland cider

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rotaman14 (262) - Potsdam, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2015
Golden, minimal white head. Weak smell of apples obviously. Taste is dry, not too sweet.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
GoufCustom (998) - HONG KONG - JAN 18, 2015


330ml bottle bought at ParkNShop SuperStore in Fanling.

Clear golden colour; No head with faint residual soapy white foam which fades in 5 seconds; No lacing with occasional small carbonation; Light aroma of apple juice, with light white wine, sugar and light wood; Light sweet taste of light apple wine, with tartness, faint wood, soda, moderate alcohol and notable tannic; Light body. Thin and slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is devoid of real apple taste, just some thin white wine being thrown into a glass of soda with notable scream of light booze and tannic. Quite artificial. Burr!…. Slightly dry after taste. Watery to mouth.

Comments: This one reminds me of the Bulmer’s apple-water disguised as Cider but in this case, is only worse: apple aroma and taste is hardly tracable, and that boozy hint suggests a watered down scrumpy, only it isn’t. Drinkable as water only.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Boxereddy (195) - BELGIUM - DEC 14, 2014
Ik dronk dit uit een glazen flesje van 275ml dat door Aubel ’gebrouwen’ werd voor Hereford. Helder geel met een kleine witte schuimkraag. Zoete aroma van appels in de neus. Zoete smaak van appels in de mond met lichte bitterheid. Korte afdronk.


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