Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England


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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29987) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2012
Bottled. A golden cider with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of apples. The flavor is sweet with notes of apples, leading to a tart finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.
Earlier Rating: 1/13/2004 Total Score: 2.7
A light yellow cider with no head - as expected. The aroma is of oak and apples. The flavor is primarily of acidic apples. An OK cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle at The Golden Lion , Ňrhus. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is apple, alcohol, yeast, sourness. Flavour is apple, alcohol, yeast, sourness. Easy drinkable nice cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1643) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle. Very pale gold. Thin white head with zero retention. Apples and oak notes. Bittersweet. Dry finish. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
16.9oz bottle -

Since BevMo had many of their unusual ciders on sale, I thought why the heck not. I enjoy a refreshing cider thatís not overly cloying, and so far the two Iíve had from Westonís were both really nice. Apples in the aroma on this one, but so is just a hint of wood/oak barrel. Almost reminds me of a champagne, but not quite. Flavor has strong notes of apples, vanilla and oak..much more present in the flavor than the aroma. Finishes with a slight acidic/vinegar like ending. A nice showcase of apples without becoming candy-like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCametron (1935) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle. Pale yellow with no head. Tastes of zingy red apples. Acidic. Iím not really a cider man.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3372) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Clear golden pour with a very small white head. Nice beads down the glass. Sour apples and earth on the nose. A little sweeter in the taste than expected. A touch of wood and ground apples. Nice stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4281) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2011
500ml bottle @ Pannuhuone, Kuopio

Pours clear pale orange with no head. Aroma has notes of Apple, pear and fruits. Taste is fruity with heavy notes of apples and pears. Slightly sticky finish. Nice, well balanced cider.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1489) - ESTONIA - OCT 18, 2011
2010 vintage. Pale gold, no lasting head to speak of. Nose is sour apples, acidic notes, yeast, wooden notes. The taste is less complex than the nose would suggest - mainly acidic apples, with some wooden-yeasty undertones. Itís good, but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerBaboon (1674) - FINLAND - OCT 14, 2011
Clear, pale golden. Earthly aroma of apples and yeast. The flavour and palate are not as good as you could assume based on the aroma. Sweet, apply and dry. Itís a good cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (2662) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2011
Clear gold, medium bead. Aroma of mellow apples with a little wood but no tartness. But there is a little there in the mouth because the apples are quite sweet but get cleaned up before a touch of vanillaish oak. The wood is pretty prominent after a while. The cider is OK but plain beforehand.

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