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Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 151   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.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3974) - 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 (20247) - 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%.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2008
Bottle@Home, Vintage 2007. Aroma of menur and yeast with some apple. Pale yellow color, some head. Sweet, apple, bitter, light yeasty, sourish. Nasy dry like champagne. Bland and thinnish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10414) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2008
Bottle from LIC. Yellow colour. MOdeerate nice aplle aroma. very dry woody aplle flavor. Too much alcohol making this cider not fresh. Very dry. Oily palate. Not that pleasent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2008
bottle 500ml at Gallows Bird 7,4€ color:Golden yellow Taste:strong apple like grandma’s applejuice bit fizzy alcohol presents.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9172) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 11, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2008 500ml bottle (Hell Hunt, Tallinn)
Clear golden cider, slightly fizzy, but no head. Dry fruity aroma, quite subdued. Mellow apple taste, quite sharp, not too cartoony at all. Fairly sweet, balances the sourness, but not at all sticky. Reasonable finish reflects the earlier tastes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 21, 2008
Bottle, Ølfestival Aarhus 2008. Pours a clear golden cider, without any head. The aroma is fruity and acidic. The flavor is refreshing and a little sour. Finishes dry. Overall a nice cider.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kinnaj15 (275) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2008
Nice aroma with notes of old appels and oak. Pale golden colour with no head. Taste is fruity appels with some sourness and oak. Nice dry finish. This is one of the better ticker juices 2006 Vintage

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 4, 2008
Bottle. Nice clear deep golden colour. Sweet tart apple oaky bit yeasty aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has sweet apples and vinegar with oak, alcohol and a very dry finish.


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