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


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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10674) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (6273) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Tasted at RBSG grand tasting. Green bottle. Hazy golden color. Minimal head. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Great funky gueuze like aromas, some apple, spice. Moderate tart sour taste, light sweet. Amazing, complex cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 10, 2009
Fresh bottle at the Sidrería El Ñeru, Madrid. Cloudy golden colour. Fresh sour apple aroma. Very good soft mouthfeel. Lovely sour fresh apple flavour. Sor dry apple finish. Yum! Goes great with the strong cheese called Queso Cabrales!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8170) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle. RBSG. Grand Tasting. No label taken. Pours cloudy yellow. White head. Nose/taste of sour apple, oak, light sourness. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11148) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle, bought in some cheese-shop in Barcelona behind the Maria Christina market.
Pours pale hazy yellow, no head. A bit more yellow than the Camín version. Aroma is quite tart, adding both sweet red apples to zesty, tart green ones. Quite fresh feel. Low carbonation, nice dry mouthfeel. Flavour is tart, light apple vinegar, dry on my teeth. Green apple zest dominating throughout with a slight citric finish. Nice, despite the light heartburn it gave me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2009
A Mes rate. Bottle at Sideria la Socarrena, Barcelona.
Bright very hazy yellow looks. Big and fruity, slightly acidic with some ripe and chewy apples. Quite sweet but a nice tart finish balances it out. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (3903) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 23, 2010
Bottle (2005 vintage!) courtesy of fiulijn whom I thank a lot :). After doing a huge job on Asturian cideries, I finally get to try an Asturian cider :). Yellow body bordering somewhere between hazy and murky. Nicely sweet and sourish corky appley aroma. Sweeter than I thought it would be. Sure, there is a relatively strong acidity and notes of glue (that are pleasant), but the underlying corky sweetness balances this out nicely. A lovely cider in my opinion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10902) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Corked 750 from Harry & Davids in Medford, OR. Pours hazy gold with a few bubbles. Aroma is sweet/tart with ripe/cooked apple. It is extremely tart. After the tart there is strong mixed apple skins. If this were a beer, I think we could call it sour/wild. Pretty good drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (1892) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2014 70cl bottle. Hay colour, crispy, high carbonation, Taste is sour, herbal and subtle sweet flavours. A kind of mainstream asturian cider, for all kind of palates. Update: @II Prueba Popular de la Sidra Lugones 2014. Quite sour and lively carbonation. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 19, 2006
Corked bottle
Beautiful blond color. Aroma of apples, hazelnuts and almonds; subtle and complex. Dry mouthfeel, astringent, citrusy, acid, a bit fruity; with wood and lightly smoked. A cider with character!

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