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Waitrose Vintage English Perry

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Waitrose
Brewed at Westons Cider

Style: Perry
Bracknell, England
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml glass bottles, exclusively in Waitrose supermarkets and online from Waitrose & Ocado.
Waitrose Vintage Perry is made in rural Herefordshire from specially selected English Perry pears, grown in the region since Norman times. It is fermented and matured in old oak vats, where it develops its special strength and unique flavour


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2397) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours clear gold with a dusty fruit orchard aroma. Ripened apple and perry pear taste. On the sweet side but quite clean and balanced. Not too much going on really but still rather pleasant and strong-tasting to have on a summery evening in the park.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6047) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2015
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Pours clear pale yellow gold, no head. Aromas of apples and pears. Taste is sweet at first, drying out at the end. Pear skin lingers. Hides the strength well.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (5552) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose shared with McTapps. A nice cider with a sweet taste and only a touch of perry in the aroma. Easily drinkable with some apples and lemons in the background. Nothing special but balanced carbo.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (5554) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Bought at local Waitrose in East Cowes. Pours out in a light golden colour with medium to smooth body. Aroma of mild pears and caramel. Taste of mild, ripe pears, mild apples, leaves, caramel and mild juice. Smooth to drink, not a bad one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2014 Appearance: Clear golden/straw/green with bubbly white head on the pour. Aroma: Pear, musty, earthy, floral, note of barnyard, vanilla, woody, buttery and spicy. Taste: Medium acidity and tannin, low/medium sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, average carbonation, lingering pear, vanilla, caramel/toffee finish. Comments: Delicious. The most assertive Perry I have had to date. 2011 Vintage. 2013 Vintage: Same as above but prickly carbonation, no vanilla, no barnyard in the aroma or finish. More of a pear, buttery caramel aroma and palate with a dry, lingering pear, white wine and caramel like finish. Again a very good Perry.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (753) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
Drinkable perry, but I would expect a more interesting and complex flavour for its 8abv .

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7443) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2012
Nice perry, light yellow coloured and white head, fully diminishing. Fruity aroma, acid and sulfur too. Flavor starts moderate sweet, acid and light astringent. Light syrupy texture and soft carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (5400) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2012
light pears aroma,pale, clear, light sweetness, light body, creamy, fizzy, light dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (11420) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle from waitrose gasstation shop close to Regents Park, London. Greenish yellow colour. Moderate perry aroma but alas some sulphour notes. Moderate perry flavor and sulphour notes. tastes a bit like new years eve. Average finish. Oily palate.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2012
Clear light yellow color with no head. Taste is bitter pear with some sweetness. Doesnt seem so strong.


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