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Vander Mill Blue Gold



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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5897) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2015
16 ounce can I came back from GTMW with. Mid tart apples lead. Yellow ones? A hint of spice. That is the flavor, too. Blueberries? I didn’t notice any.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4043) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Drank straight from the can courtesy Fratto. It was left in my fridge after a party and I'm all out of beer so here we go. A little tart, certainly fruity. I get green apples more than blueberry. Dry tingly finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Can from Binney's. Pink pour with a tiny bubble head. Aroma is sweet, apples, and maybe berry. Taste actually has some blueberry, lots of sweetness, and something jammy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (958) - Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2015
16oz can. Amber color with little head. Mostly apples with a little blueberry aroma. Taste is similar. Sweet. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (2993) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Tap at The Oak. Amber-orange pour with a small fizzy head that fades to nothing. Aroma is sugary apple juice with a hint of blueberry. Tastes is overly sweet apple cider. Just get a hint of blueberry. Strong green apple tartness. No way I could finish a whole can of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
On tap @ Farmhouse in Evanston. Medium purple-tinted gold, average carbo. Aroma of apples with subtle perfumey blueberries. Fresh apples, light blueberry, thankfully not overly sweet, with a dry finish. Better than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cheap (4750) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Big 16 oz can from vintage. Pour is orangish and clear. Taste is fairly dry. Not repulsive, just fairly dry. Does have some fruit in there to ease it up a little. Not bad, seems pretty decent for a high alky cider. Quite fizzy on the tongue. Yes, not bad as the session continue. At times, comes across like an alky pop malt beverage. Yes, not bad overall. A tad of vinegar in thar at times near the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3961) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
(draft @ Vander Mill - Spring Hill, MI) Pinkish hue to the pour with a soapy white head. Apples and blueberry in the aroma and in the flavor as well. A bit more tart, without the overbearing sweetness of the blueberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3850) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Draft at Kalamazoo Beer Exchange. Pours brown with a thin head which fades quickly. Doesn’t leave any lacing. Shockingly for a cider it smells like apple juice. Tastes more on the dry end of things. Finishes clean. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (8864) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Can. Pours a clear deep amber with a purple hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has rich blueberry with a bit of apple and a slight bitterness. Flavor has an odd blueberry and apple combination with a touch of butterscotch.

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