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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A Semi-Sweet cider with light carbonation. Never pasteurized or filtered. Has a nice blend of fruit flavors and acidity providing for a very drinkable cider.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (319) - Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Crisp apple flavor and cold clear gold color. Light fruity aroma and a smooth finish with a slight fizz.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (5687) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Draft on tap at the brewpub (Spring Lake, MI). Pours a nice lively yellow hue, a mellow haziness with nice sunny glow, a touch of depth to it. Fizzy offwhite head atop as a mellow layer dies to a decent ring, ok lacing overall. Aromas are gentle sweet, red apple with touches of mellow spice, faint cinnamon, apple sweetness. Initial is lighter side of medium bodied, a touch of girth beneath with some fuzziness, yeast elements. Red apple sweetness meets a touch of tartness into the body. Red apple skin, touches of fleshy fresh harvested apples, a bit juicy. Backend is a bit yeasty, more dry but still with a bit of body. A perfectly serviceable standard product, a touch sweet for me but the backend and finish do some work to balance a bit. Touches of lingering apple juice, gentle yeastiness and fuzziness. For all the standard Ciders on the market, this does some work to balance a bit as opposed to being a sweet mess. Still think Red Streak is my go to from the Michigan family. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Pint can. Pours a clear pale cidre gold, actually ahs a head that sticks and fizzed down to a froth.Smell is swee candied apple. Flavor is relatively sweet. IT is good for a sweet cidre though, with some eath notes, mustiness, and sweet green apple. Smooth with a hint of bittersweetness in the finish. Got it on sale for 9.99 and Im happy with that. Won’t be a go-to though, still waiting for a great dry cidre in 6 packs. Vandermill has plenty of them but thye put them in bombers. Stop that!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6605) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Can. Pours a clear pale yellow with a TGI white head that dissipates quickly and completely. Aroma is full of earthy apples that have a bit of sweetness and tartness. Flavor is full of tart apples with a slight sweetness and a bit of must.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3816) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Aroma is apples and very slight mustiness. The flavor is apples, fruit, very mild sweetness and a very tart/medium dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OPIE788 (333) - Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2014
Can. Really easy drinking cider. Nice sour green apple aroma and a slightly tart apple flavor. I’d buy it again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
574deadzone (1027) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours extremely clear golden, nearly absent of color. Nose involves tart apple skin and yeast, some light pie crust. Fairly sweet, quite tart. Light and crisp, softer action, with a long super tart and dusty yeasty finish. Refreshing and deceptively strong.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
magsinva (878) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap @ Green Well - pours clear straw, very light carbonation. Aroma is tart green apples, undercurrents of funk. Taste is semi-sweet with a tart bite, finishes dry with a touch of syrup. Very drinkable!!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6682) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Draught at the HopCat, Grand Rapids, MI.
Clear yellowish golden colour with no head. Dry tart apple and mild chemical in the aroma. Very fresh apples, mild tartness and mild chemical notes in a tasty flavour. Highly drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (453) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Sample at Suds on the Shore festival. Light golden pour with a nice tart apple aroma and taste.


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