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Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


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   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 (10771) - 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 (9591) - 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 (10288) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2008
Bottle from Sainsburys. Pale gold colour with no head and slight carbonation. Sweet, slightly industrial apple aroma with a hint of yeast. Sweet apple apple flavour with a dry finish. Alcohol not prominent, but the drink wasn’t particularly refreshing either. Not my kind of cider.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11234) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2008
Bottle, bought @ Øltorvet.dk. Pours quite golden with a little head on the pour - disappears immediately. Lots of bubbles breaking the surface. Aroma is sweet with lots of red apples, a great dose of sourish oakiness. Mouthfeel is flatter than expected with a nice oily feel at first. Flavour masquarades the alcohol very well. Sweet and sticky apples at first, with a great dryness. The oak appears as a great tarty finish. A good cider, but it is very powerful, tart and dry.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2008
500ml Bottle: Actually tasted this one almost a year ago, forgot to rate it as I see in my notes here. Poured golden, apple-juice in colour; mine offered no head at all. The aroma is obviously high in apples, but there’s a distinct sweet white wine coming through as well. Both prevalent in the flavour, but it’s extremely tart and unpleasant to me. Couldn’t finish it, but it’s possible it’s just not my thing.


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