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

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RATINGS: 817   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Avaialable in keg, bottle and can.
4.5% on draught, 5.0% in other formats (previsously 5.3%).


dalekliz's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dalekliz (826) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a white bubbly ring. Yeasty apple aroma, sweet and tart. Taste is light and sweet, of tart apples. Nice carbonation. Lingering watery tart apple. Not bad.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gegwilson (621) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Disappointingly this was the most drinkable offering at a Redcar comedy club. Drank from the can. Bad fizzy cider. Tastes of apples, saccherine and is quite dry. Just about OK.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chopper2850 (2) - USA - APR 4, 2014 does not count
Refreshing but more of a "cidre light." Tart and sweet but low on essence of apple, mostly carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (645) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Pours a very pale straw colour with a thin white lacing. Very carbonated and has a sharp apple aroma. Taste is fairly tart and quite refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2014
Pale yellow colour, a lot of carbonation. Very refreshing cider. Fruity aroma with sugar. Bit thin maybe but not that bad.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jtclockwork (7114) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Backlog. Pours amber. Nose and taste of apple, light sugar and touch of cinnamon. Lighter bodied. Okay.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SarkyNorthener (1416) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Can from local offie. Pale amber cider with small head. Aroma of musty apples. Taste is a little dry, some apple and a bit of a chemical taste. Poor.
Earlier Rating: 6/15/2013 Total Score: 2
Can. Yellow cider with small head. Aroma of sweet Apple. Taste is sweetish Apple and metallic. Not great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (886) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Can / pint consumed constantly throughout my entire 20s. I shudder to think how much of this stuff has passed my lips. To me, Strongbow is the taste of train journeys to Wolverhampton & Birmingham to see bands; it’s the taste of standing in a muddy field at festivals with a smuggled can in my hand standing in awe at the stage; it’s the taste of late nights watching shitty TV and listening to great music with mates; it’s train journeys of disappointment coming back from away matches; it’s the taste of lying on my back in beer gardens slowly letting the sun & cider send me into a deep sleep. Whether it’s good or not is irrelevant at this point.. like a perfume that suddenly reminds you how it felt to be a teenager. For that reason, despite how hideous it tastes alongside real cider, I’ll always have a soft spot for this stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cunningham (4027) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2014
Appearance: Clear deep golden color with a small bubbly white head.
Aroma: Mild acidic apple.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and oily. Average carbonation. A bit dry texture.
Taste: Pleasant mild acidic apple.
Overall impression: One of my favourite ciders. Especially at summer with ice cubes.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
smaynard6000 (555) - Apopka, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a pale amber color with average carbonation. Apple aroma with perhaps a slight touch of cinnamon. Straightforward apple flavor. Light bodied with slightly tart finish. Pretty average, but drinkable.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
OD40oz (768) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Far from the best cider but far from the worst. I wouldn’t buy it again but i m not a big cider fan.


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