RobBestwick (583) - Calgary, Alberta, - NOV 6, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled sample. Spicey apple aroma. Pours with a light bronze hue and no head. Well carbonated. Rich, slighty bitter apple flavour. Very drinkable.
Ed5388 (1973) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle shared by Pizz5116, "borrowed" from AC Beerfest 2014. Pours a clear golden orange color with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of strawberry starburst and sweet apples. Taste of sweet apples, sugar, and absolutely no barrel aged characteristics. Taste like a run of the mill cider.
ROBC3366 (533) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fruity and herbal scent. Rich, clear auburn colour. Quite sweet with flavours of apple, pear, honey, allspice. Medium body with lively carbonation. Quite a tasty cider.
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Beer4000 (4401) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. Clear golden body with a thin and fast disappearing white head. Lively carbonation. Aroma is plain mature apple with oak. Flavor is much the same as aroma, mature apples and oak. Medium to sweet. Medium body and average aftertaste. Nothing special really, but no faults and well balanced. Easy and pleasant to drink.
SarkyNorthener (1704) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from local offie. Golden cider with small head. Aroma of apples. Taste is apples, wood and vanilla. Not great.
siiderikalervo (2) - FINLAND - MAY 22, 2014 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fresh, quite light cider with lots of apples and some hints of oak. Enjoyable, quite easy.
edsspoon (309) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - light amber with a short lived beige head. Aroma is apples with some notes of earthiness, vanilla and oak. Taste is mildly sweet apple followed by some tartness, pear and spices and some hints of oak with a medium to strong sweet finish. Medium body, light carbonation. This certainly exceeded expectations.
Bloodman (6) - - MAY 17, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden color, sweet taste. Will buy again. Nice aroma goes down smooth with a golden taste.
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mike67 (773) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Pours clear golden with foamy, white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of ripe apples and Champaign. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of apples, some woody notes. Sweet fruit is nicely balanced by bitterness and slight acidity.
Finish is long, bittersweet. Lovely cider.
milewide (1466) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Totally bland, with little aroma or taste. Clear golden color with little head. No apple contribution.
Philym (937) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Clear amber with ivory bubbly pour.
Aroma: Apple, light caramel, wood, barnyard, hints of leather and bandaid.
Taste: Low sweetness, medium acidity and medium/high tannins.
Palate: Thick grainy texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, abrupt dry, apple, slight caramel, mineral finish.