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Brewed by Thistly Cross Cider
Style: Cider
Dunbar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml bottles and in 5l & 20l boxes.
NOTR: Although named as "Thistly Cross Traditional Cider" on the producer’s website, that word "Traditional" does not appear on the bottles.
Our Satisfying Session Cider has the same smooth flavour as the Original but with a lower ABV. A good full body with a refreshing sparkling mouthfeel. Fruity & aromatic, golden in the glass, with a clean apple finish. A perfect session cider.


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1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
The_Quaffer (7) - - AUG 13, 2013
Far too sweet and fizzy more of an alcopop than a cider, one half pint may be ok, but any more and it becomes sickly. Poorest cider tasted in a long time and thats since the launch of cidre.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sic1314 (2553) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2014
Light yellow, no head. Aroma of sweet apple juice. Light body, flavour as the aroma. Pretty bland.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (2165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2014
Cask at Tapped Leeds. Basically apple juice, with a light kick. Flat, and sweet. Not my thing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (4888) - ITALY - FEB 18, 2014
giallo limone poca schiuma piuttosto frizzante mela lievi astringenze dolce ed aspro bilanciato lieve nota citrica finale

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cheeks79 (1) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014 does not count
Taste just like Apple Juice which at 4.4% could be potentially lethal as a session cider!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2014
330 ml bottle. BB Dec/2014. (Prisma) Helsinki, Finland.
Clear golden colour with no head. Mild sweetness and some chemical notes in the aroma. Quite weak aroma. The flavour is sugary sweetness, wet wool, mild apple (or pear or...) and sweet grapes. Very sweet. No carbonation. Not my favourite cider.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
Bottled. Almost clear pale golden. Floral nose. Sweet with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Apples and winegums, sweet and estery. Candyish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (896) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden colour, bubbly white head and aroma of apple with cheesey & woody notes. Taste is sweet apple, sugary, apple juice. Syrupy mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, dry with some residual sweetness at the finish. Quite OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (1907) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2013
Sehr fruchtig im Geruch. Der Antrunk ist fruchtig-apfelig. Sehr mild weich, recht süß im Hauptteil. Der Nachgeschmack ist leicht säuerlich-weinig, aber immer noch recht süßlich-süffig.
--> Für Cider recht süß, aber stimmig!
11/12/10/10

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (669) - SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle. Sweet but not overpowering. A refrshing cider and a good atlernative to a pale lager.


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