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Westons Henry Westons Vintage Reserve Cider

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Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This cider, which is made from top quality apples, has been allowed to mature in old oak vats for up to six months and then specially selected for Henry Weston, great-grandson of the founder, as the very best of the year's vintages.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (395) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 23, 2015
Yellow colored, clear, no head. Aroma of apples, not too tart, only slightly oaky. Taste is moderate sweet apple juice, moderate tartness, some alcohol notes with the warming sensation, oak. Semi-dry, still some sweetness in the finish. Moderate+ bodied and low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bertiebucket (10) - morecambe, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2015
500ml bottle bought in tesco huddersfield. Served in straight glass . Bitter-sweet apple taste , nice apple aroma, good straw gold colour , no head. Easy drinking, does not drink like a 8.2 % . (2014 vintage).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mto (97) - helsinki, FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
le bottle, rated for oh6gdx. nice golden colour ant taste has much apple. le very good cider

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
apickles (265) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
Fairly sweet, apply nose golden in colour with a very tiny head. Medium dry taste and slightly sparkling.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lore (1512) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 18, 2015
pale yellow colour, aroma and taste of apple, wood, wine cellar and some white wine notes - excellent cider: not too sweet and not too acidic

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2014
Poured bright golden with minimal froth. Aroma of sweet apple and wood. Medium, smooth body, flavour as the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (919) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle, 2013 vintage. Pours a clear birght yellow/ golden color. Aroma is apples with some mineral and slight musty notes. Flavor is fruity yeastiness with a slight saltiness at the end. Medium to light palate, fairly dry. Nice drinker, but would expect a tad more complexity at 8.2% abv.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (5218) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2014
50cl bottle from my local Co-Op, the 2013 Vintage. A really well balanced cider. A pale straw colour with moderate carbonation; oaky aroma, but some fresh apple too; crisp green apple taste, but softened and sweetened by the wood; and a smooth, satidfying finish. the alcohol is well hidden, but provides a gentle warmth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2136) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle from supermarket. Orange colour, medium carbonation. Well balanced cider with aroma of green apples, some sweetness and oak. Rather dry finish. Very good cider.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6586) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pale gold, no head. Apple aroma, no real oak presence. Surprisingly thin for the alcohol heft. Dry finish. OK.


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