Brewed by Thatchers Cider
Style: Cider
Winscombe, England


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
When an apple has a uniquely satisfying and distinctive taste of its own, we believe it should stay that way. This is why Thatchers brings you a diverse range of single variety ciders which includes Coxs, a naturally sweet and juicy cider just as delicious and a Cox’s apple. Thatchers has been using traditional methods to produce fine somerset cider for over 100 years.

Jimthechap's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, - NOV 16, 2012
As I smelled this cider I was already convinced that this was my favourite cider in the world (so far). My companions sniffed, snorted and fell wide-eyed in love. Gorgeous yellow-gold colour with plentiful carbonation. Aromas and flavours of buttery apple, perfumy flowers, orange peel, caramel and dessert wine. It is like inhaling sweet nosefuls of apple peelings. Cox’s Orange Pippins are such a distinct variety and this expression captures it beautifully.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BitchPls (660) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Light yellow cider. No foam. Dry apple and vinegar on the nose. Medium dry on the sweeter side. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pkomar (238) - Poznan, POLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Fresh apples, white wine notes, almost no sulphuric notes in there. Appearance is pale yellow. Taste is subtle sour, semi-dry with nice applelike aftertaste. Very good cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12986) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Golden-yellow colour with some white bubbles. Aroma is apple, sourness. Flavour is apple, sourness, pear, grass. OK cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClubGonzo (4817) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear near-water-hued pale yellow body with no head and a moderate amount of bubbles, looking almost like a sake or something. Aroma is yellow apple peel, strawberries, mild citric tones and hints of straw. Taste is sweet apple peel tones, apple juice, straw and hints of tart berries in the back. Light body, medium carbonation. Fairly straightforward drinkable cider with little complexity and a sweet/tartness-integration that seems a bit off, somehow. Fair enough, but no winner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15612) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Some bubbles on top of an almost clear pale golden body. Ripe apples, apple cores and orchard, with a touch of grass and canned pears. It’s quite dry on the palate, with a soft carbonation. Slightly sourish flavor with green apples, some pear and grass. Hints of sulphur. Lasting finish with lots of apples. Quite decent this one, except for the sulphur. 140724

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6709) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear with a yellow tint and a tiny white head. Aroma of apples,apple peel and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some lemon, green apples and yellow apples. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (9838) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle 500lml @ Geokkjer
Pours pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma has pear, apples and wine yeast. Taste is light sweet with a slightly dry, apple, pear and yeasty finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (8534) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2013
Sample at DØE 2013. Clear yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of sweet apples.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (4130) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
Bottle at DBF2012. Clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma light of apples, sweet and light acidic. Flavor light sweet and acidic, fresh. Medium body.

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