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Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13231) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2009
Bottle in Ulfborg - shared with Mette & Jytte. Clear golden - white head. High apples, sweetness, sweet apples, light resin, light alcoholic notes, oakey, light wood, light sour notes, light dry notes. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a small fizzy head. Rich aroma and taste of sweet apples with a nice sourness in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gr0ve (2128) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2009
500 ml bottle. Golden and crystal clear. Small white head at the edges. Rich aroma with oak and tannins. Apples are mellow and sweet. Quite a lot of alcohol in there, but it is not really that noticeable. Medium-bodied. Fruity apple flavours. Warming in the finish. Ripe apples.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
trapez (1513) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle. smoke, yeast, aplles and wood in aroma. Golden yellow colour. Dry apple flavour in accordance with aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6303) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden body with a small but longlasting white head. Sweet apples in aroma with some white grapes. Dusty but sweet apples in flavour with a little alcohol touch. Medium bodied. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9752) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2009
A golden cider with a thin receeding white head. A pleasant aroma of sour apples and light horseblanket. In mouth, a tartish apple with light aldehyde harshness, a bit thin. Bottle from LCBO giftbox, x-mas 2006. BB 07-08.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Defreni (2463) - Husum, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Flaske: Årgang 2007. Udmærket duft af æbler på en klar lys cider. Smagen er for domineret af alkohol og en smule stald, og bestemt ikke lige så god som standard weston. Meget tør finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2009
Bottle, Morissons. Clear golden colour. Aroma of sour apple, horse manure, wood. Flavour of sour apple, wood and grass. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rodders (137) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2009
(Bottle from Tesco’s, Diss) Light golden with fast bubbles and no head. Smell tart apples, yeast, wild, sharp and strong. Nice. Smooth apple taste with sparkling carbonation. Sweet in the back of the throat with some tart bitter underneath. A little wine-y-ness to it. Very nice cider.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 16, 2009
Bottled (from Alko, Vaasa). Golden colour, no head. Aroma is mild alcohol, some apple, vanilla, wood and some slight notes of champagne. Flavour is brutal wood, grass, dry champagne, mild apples and some vanilla kicking in in the finish. Very dry and alcoholic, yet quite thinbodied. Easy to drink though, for being 8.2%.


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