stchloe (873) - 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 (19334) - 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 (9625) - 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 (3603) - 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 (3198) - 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 (5732) - 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 (6418) - 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 (6582) - 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.
ClubGonzo (4724) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Leighton (13985) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.