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Brewed by Thistly Cross Cider
Style: Cider
Dunbar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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500ml bottles. Export only.
NOTE: This is not the same cider as the 6.9% Whisky cask matured cider that is due to hit the shelves in the US in Summer 2012.
Made with Scottish apples at Thistly Cross Cidershed.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours pale gold with minimal white head. Nose is earthy apple, cinnamon, honey. Tastes pretty sweet at first, with late tartness, a nice apple flavor, and some cinnamon and honey flavors. Good complexity for a cider.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (609) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle. Light golden yellow pour with almost no head. Apple, sweet sparkling wine. Easy to drink. Fruity with nice residual sugar. Good cider

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2013
(500ml bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a spare white head. Aroma of apple, pear, florals, and citrus. Flavor of apple, pear, and white grapes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (3908) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Average clipart label on a plain UK pint bottle. Very pale, gingerale color. Clear with a sparse white head. Inviting aroma - traces of vinegar, tangy. Sweet and crisp, a few buttery undertones. Long sweet finish, lightish body, moderately tart aftertaste. Not astringent. OK, but not sophisticated. World Market.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5199) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - World Market - 16.9 bottle. Pours a light golden with no head, nice sparkle and bubbles. Aroma is pretty much neutral. Flavor is pleasant with some nice natural sweet apple notes, a touch of white grapes and cinnamon. Mouthfeel has a nice spritz to it. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4145) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2013
The aroma is sweet and apple like with a touch of tartness as a cider should be. The appearance is pale gold with no head and almost no carbonation. The taste is like the aroma with a buttery finish. The palate is thin. Overall I like it but its not without flaws.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
magsinva (846) - Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods Reston - catching up on old ratings from Oct/Nov 2012 timeframe. Will add a review, eventually...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2013
500ml bottle, thanks to Jay for sharing. Code on back reads "G511". Clear, more pale yellow color. Thin white head, couple bits of lace. More of your standard, apple juice type cider. Clean, crisp flavor, minimal spice or other gimmicks.. A little spice, not too much though. More sweet taste, light spice. Medium body. Lighter carbonation. Just a light lingering stickiness. Pretty solid standard cider.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (2910) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 27, 2013
Pours pale yellow color with thin white head. Aromas of apples. Sweet apple flavor with a hint of tartness. Light to medium body with lively carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Yellow with a few bubbles. I get a strong apple flavor flavor with a good amount of sugar thrown in. Not bad, but lacking something I can’t quite put my finger on.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1655) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle shared at beers of the world II. Aroma is a slight apple cider vinegar and sweet macintosh apple. Pours very light blonde with a nice champagne bubble to it. Taste is very nice and bold with a great apple pulp and peel content. Big fan of this one. Good cider to be sure.


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