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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Introducing Lapinette, a Norman-style cidre brut, aged in French oak barrels. Reminiscent of the old days in France, before the great wars, when wine makers of the south shared their used barrels with their northern cousins, the resulting ciders were a little bit rough, unfiltered with a balance of flavors from the fruit, the farm and the barrel. Virtue has recreated this traditional cider by sourcing tart fruit, patiently aging for months in wine barrels, and serving as is, without fine filtration. Lapinette is a window into our past, a very tasty time indeed.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34358) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours pale yellow, no head. Aroma is dryand zesty apples. Tart, dry and citric. Mellow fruity and lingering citric dry apples. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22895) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of barnyard, apples and apple peel. Fruity and light acidic flavour of apple peel. Tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Tap at CBC15... Light yellow.. Thin white lacing... Soft dry apple nose.. Soft sweet fruits.. Zezty dry apple

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14274) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2015
Draught at CBC2015. Clear yellow - no head. Crisp apple. Light bretty. Light fart. High dryness. Nice sour grainy apple. White wine like associations. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12834) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015, yellow session, with Ken, Colin, Reuben and Alex. Pale yellow, almost no head. Sourish apple aroma, grapes, earthy, floral notes. Overripe apple flavor, earthy, floral, some caramel. Quite ok.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12138) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap at Capitol Beer and Taproom in Sacramento, CA. Pours pale yellow. Aroma is cider with an oak note? med minus body. Flavor is dry/tart and a little oaky. Finishes dry, tart, apple, astringent, oak. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (8852) - Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2014 750ml bottle. 2013 harvest. Hazed pour with large bubbles. Nose is tart and sour smelling, some tropical and citrus notes. Falvor is great, earthy, some spice, dry oak, tartness, bittersweetness. Very dry and decently tart, really nice one. Edit: dried a draft pour of this beer and it smelled like filled improper diet baby diapers so proceed with caution.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8474) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at the Republic SC, clear straw yellow pour with no head, aroma brought notes of nice oak, earth, funk into a bit of lemon, tart apple, slight yeasty, touch of a weird fruity notes as well. Taste was a mix of oak, earth, funk into some dusty basement, some tart apple, yeasty notes, finishing tart, funky.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[5/1/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 1st session. Very pale color. Nice aroma, oak, apples, a bit of funk. Sourish flavor, oaky, apples. Nice and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7712) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Sampled at the 2013 Chicago Cider Summit. Pours a clear peach like color with no head whatsoever. Aroma has a farmhouse note with a bit of a wine note and extremely dry wine. Flavor has extremely dry apple but is over all a bit thin.


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