OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Shared bottle @RBNAG-11. Shady, very pale straw colored body. A ring of white bubbles on top. Light funky aplle aroma. Notes of cork/wood.
Light acidic apple flavor. Som residual sugars. Light and clean in the mouth., a bit watered down. Acidic endnotes.
Christian (11207) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
RBESG August 2011, grand tasting. Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Fruity aroma with apple and a touch of wood. Tart, almost acidic apple juice flavour
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 22, 2011
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Very dry, very astringent. Not like most apple ciders certainty. The finish wasn’t particularly pleasant either, too dry and odd apple combinations.
anders37 (16909) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, Tower Bridge SE1. Pours a yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity tart apple aroma. Fruity tart apple flavor. Has a dry tart apple finish.
Meilby (7752) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2011
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle 700ml @ RBNAG-11
Pours clear very pale yellow with a aroma of sour apples. Taste is light sweet and light sour. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is flat.
Palme (3441) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2011
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
0.75l bottle @ RBNAG11. Pours a cloided pale straw-yellow body with no head. Aroma has yeasty apples and some sugar. Yeasty flavors, kinda sourish and not great in my book.
abemorsten (2831) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared bottle at the RBNAG-11 grand tasting. Hazy, pale golden body with no head. Sweat, barn yard, apples and wood on the nose. Acidic flavor with vinegar and wooden notes and a long petroleum finish. Medium body. Dry tongue. Light astringent.
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared bottle at RBNAG 2011. Still cider. Pale straw colour. Strong and nice aroma of cider apples, oak and sulphites. Medium dry flavour, same elements as the aroma.
gunnar (5457) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2011
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Shared bottle at RBNAG-11. Pours clear straw colored with a tiny head. Aroma of spirits and green apples. Taste of green fresh apples. OK.
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma of apples, carmel and fruitiness. Flavor ia sweet and sour apples. Medium body, soft carbonation.