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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Ledbury is an old market town in Herefordshire, England – full of historic inns and pubs, and a beautiful, half-timber Market House dating back to 1617. It sits between the rivers Wye and Severn, surrounded by orchards growing cider apples. My first visit to Ledbury was as a brewer, to buy English hops in the autumn of 2007. I returned in 2011, a newly minted Cider-maker, to meet Tom Oliver. Tom makes traditional cider and perry in Ocle Pynchard, Herefordshire, to my palate among the very best.

The Ledbury Cider is an English-style medium cider – not too dry, not too sweet. A blend of old world bittersweet apples and new world heirloom varieties are fermented with native yeast, adding a bit of farminess to the ripe apple nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Apple juice colored pour with a white vanishing head. Aroma is apples as was the taste. Dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JK (4841) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Light straw color. Some yeast in the aroma and flavor. Dry, not a lot of apple flavor or sugar; lack of sugar is fine. Very light palate and not a lot of flavor or aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1751) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with bubbles coming up from the bottom. A little funky, apples, and what I would call typical cider notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes dry and not too sweet. A cider I could drink.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
nick76 (4302) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
The aroma is dry and slightly fruity with some funky yeast. The appearance is golden with no head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall not enjoyable at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33803) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2015
From tap. Pours clear and golden yellow. Aroma is crisp apples. Citric. Dry and zesty. Lingering fruity and crisp dry citric finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
[6268-20140419] Tap. Harsh apple skins aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with no lasting head. Apple woody fruit flavour. Medium body. I prefer sweeter but this is OK. (6/3/6/3/12) 3.0
(@ Torst, Brooklyn, NY)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (7960) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2014
750ml bottle, thanks to Jay A. for sharing. Clear golden, slight orange color. Thin ring of white head. Loose dots of lace. Apple aroma, kind of oaky, mild white wine flavors. Moderate sweet taste, light tartness to it. Lightly slick texture, kind of a nice, dry finish. Pretty nice moderately dry english cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9109) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Sample at Mongoose vs Cobra. Bright golden color with a minimal white head and spotty lacing. Apples and sweet spices in the nose. Medium body with an apple cider character and notes of cinnamon and honey. The finish is fruity with a mildly tart apple aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8675) - Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2014
750ml green bottle. Pours a perfect apple juice color with bobbles, and even a bit of a head. Smell is earthy, funky, yogurt, some floral notes. Flavor is dry, lots of tartness nad even sour acicity, lots of earth and skin, nice prickling carb, harly any sweetness, some medicinal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4517) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft: Clear, still gold. Honey, lemon aroma. Taste is dry, lemon, apple, honey. Slightly tart. Very nice.

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