Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Much Marcle, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirstyrabbit (1740) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 8, 2010
Bottle. Golden colour. Weak aroma. The alcohol is not very evident. Dry apple taste, also something that resembles mushrooms! Some oak in the finish. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10136) - Bochum, PorķřŪ, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2010
Bottle (Vintage 2005 !!!!): Clear, pale greenish-golden, some foamy isles on the surface; solid and typical - not too sourish - nose: dry apples, not so tart, with a tinge of yeast; moderate to nearly solid sweet-sourish flavour, medium bodied and relatively soft; lingering sweet fruity (apples, what else) and sourish-tart finish. Well drinkable cider with well hidden alcohol........

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shakesbeere (219) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2010
2009 vintage cider. Smell is a little weak. Dry, somewhat sweet, and alcoholic. A decent drink, but the only thing really exceptional about the cider is the sugar content of the apples used to bring the abv to 8.2% (unless there was some sugar addition).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Bottle. Pour was medium to light golden with a light apple aroma. Body was light with a mostly dry, but somewhat sweet character. Tasted like there was just a little sugar addition, for the alcohol content was 8.2%. The apple flavors were quite nice, not being too tart, sour, or sweet, however the alcohol was a bit strong. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EHSRanders (2006) - Tjele, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2010
Bottle. Clear golden colour with small fully diminishing head. Aroma is apples. Fruity flavor. Sour notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2010
Pours clear golden with small white head. Dry aroma of apples and fruits. Tart apple flavor, some sweetness but not too much. Very refreshing. Has nice round tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blockley (104) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2010
2008 Vintage bottle @ home

A rather fine cider. Pours a pale golden yellow with no head. Nice fruity apple aroma, nothing artificial. Has a full body, with a dry palate. The oak aging is slightly noticeable in the flavour, and is a nice touch. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2489) - JAPAN - APR 15, 2010
For me this is about as good as a cider will get.The tart, wild finish is kept to a minimum and a perservering sweetness balances the final bitter finish. Easy drinking and while not amazing, shows what a GOOD cider can do.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ComradeK (1107) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2010
500ml bottle. Pale gold in colour, with a pleasant fruity aroma. Nice crisp apple flavour, with a relatively dry palate and nice mouthfeel. A very good cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (2121) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2010
[500ml bottle from Asda, High Wycombe] 2008 vintage, which I suspect is identical to other vintages. Very pale, clear sparkling gold. Aroma a little vinegar-y. On tasting itís rather more appealing - itís very smooth with very little carbonation and a growing dryness. Apples (obviously!). Only a slight hint of woodiness - nothing like an oak-aged beer. The alcohol is not at all apparent in the mouth, yet goes swiftly to your head! Thereís some hint of lambic-like tartness in the finish. Not bad for a cider, but had hoped for more sign of the oak-aging in the taste. Made a rather good cider sauce for a pot-roast pheasant.

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