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Vander Mill Totally Roasted Cider



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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This cider was specially made for a draft customer in Grand Rapids, MI.. We are using over 4 lbs. of homemade cinnamon roasted pecans in a 30 gallon batch of this limited edition cider to bring you Totally Roasted. You will notice that soaking pecans in cider brings a unique texture and taste to the drink. We use cinnamon and vanilla during the roasting process and follow that up by adding whole cut vanilla beans to the cider. These subtle tastes certainly make this a cider all itís own.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3316) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2014
16 ounce can poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a crystal clear, pale gold with a lot of carbonation bubbles flowing through the cider. The head dissipated really quickly. The aroma has apple, cinnamon, cardamom. In the taste, I pick up on the vanilla and some of the nuts. They come across like candied nuts like you would get at a carnival. Mostly a sweet cider. High carbonation and a fizzy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (852) - - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a clear light yellow color. Aroma and taste are apples, nutty, and some vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (5280) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Draft - Smells just like apple pie. Clear pale yellow. Light sweet and tart apples with the cinnamon bringing up the finish. Smells very nice, but tartness and acidity take out the warmth of roast and spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3629) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
(draft @ Vander Mill - Spring Hill, MI) Light gold with a fizzy head and good carbonation. Apples and good amount of cinnamon in the aroma and flavor as well. Nice cinnamon and a hint of vanilla that donít kill the apple flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBunn (2518) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft at VM. Clear light gold with little carbonation and aromas of cider and candied pecans. Flavor is heavy with candied pecans and apple. It is good but the nuts are a bit heavy handed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6951) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
16 oz. can at Senate. Pours a totally clear, bright yellow with some bubbles and a whit head that dissipates quickly. Thereís not a whole lot to the aroma, and certainly not much in the way of toasted pecan; fresh apple, light minerals, straw, and pale malts. The flavor does have a light toastiness, with tart apples, faint cinnamon spice, and a hint of vanilla. Light-bodied, with medium to high carbonation and a crisp, refreshing, lightly tart mouthfeel. Good cider. Beats the one in the red can.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
outlawskies (455) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says it taste like liquid apple pie. She. Gives a 2. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paintedmaple (462) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Tap...Clear golden pour with a powerful vanilla flavor that drowned out the apple. Good as a unique cider offering but the non-apple flavor apple cider would not have me reaching for another one.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
malkyore (227) - - OCT 1, 2014
Nice refreshing cider! Itís nice to see a decent semi dry cider in a world where angry orchard is a thing that exists... It has an interesting flavor thats not as boisterous as the in-your-face brands... I like it.....

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Krej (131) - USA - OCT 1, 2014
Had this on tap. No real nose, but itís a marvelous golden crisp clear color. Tastes cidery and vanilla nutty. Nutty vanilla after taste also. It tastes like something Iíd make. (itís pretty good)

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