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Brewed by Sidra Trabanco
Style: Cider
Lavandera, Gijón, Asturias, Spain

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cider made from mixed varieties of cider apples: bitter, tart, sweet, bittersweet etc, according to traditional methods. Fermented in temperature-controlled wooden casks till January and February when it is repeatedly decanted between casks.

Colour: clear, transparent, bright yellow. A complex bouquet with hints of ripened apple; good presence in the glass. Fizzy and bubbly


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (4826) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2011
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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
gunnar (4873) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2011
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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma of apples, carmel and fruitiness. Flavor ia sweet and sour apples. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (3526) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2011
Sample @ RBNAG 11 (live rating). Light clear pale yellow body, tiny white head. Strong fresh apple notes, hints of leaves, citrus and mellow wood. Taste is fresh apples, wood and citric yeasty hints. Refreshing and nice cider.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (9878) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at The Dean Swift, London. Pours clear, pale yellow with a few bubbles. Tart apple nose. Great flavor, lots of tart apples, light sugar, light funk. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet, faintly warming finish, medium tart apples that linger. Very good cider.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (8632) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 28, 2011
Bottle (RBESG2011, Grand Tasting)
Dis have sinky crap, but that stayed in the bottle. Vinegary aroma. Very dry and acidic. Close to a UK cider. The apple in this is clear, but perhaps it’s a too dry for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting @ Dean Swift, London 2011. Pours unclear yellow with a small white head. Acetone,pear and apple. A bit of barnyard. Tart and warm.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Martin243 (698) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2011
Bottle ordered in a restaurant in Costa Teguise: Reading the notes above, I think I was sold a duff ’un: It wasn’t "clear, transparent, bright yellow", but cloudy like scrumpy. It didn’t taste good, just sour with a hint of parmesan. but my sample may not be representative. Live and learn!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2011

Bottle 700ml. @ RBESG 11 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, 10 Gainsford Street, London, England SE1 2NE.

Light unclear light yellow colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy apple, tart apples, vinegar, barnyard. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110807]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (12778) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2011
Bottle (Grand Tasting at RBESG 2011, London) at Dean Swift. Clear yellow - white head. Apples, freshness, minerals, rubber, sourish, acid, bretty notes. Plain.


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