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Brewed by Westons Cider
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stowford Press Medium Dry Cider has shown tremendous growth over recent years.This very popular cider is suitable for all drinking opportunities. Light, refreshing and fruity with a moderate alcohol content. The success of this cider has allowed it to be made available in a DRY and SWEET version.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2004
Keg, Pale gold with lots of fizz. Allright sort of cider, decent apple note not too sweet, but give me a beer please.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2006
Cask Handpump at Blind Jacks, Knaresborough 28/04/2004 Golden coloured and slightly tangy. Some dryness in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 9, 2011
Tap (Lloyds/JDWs Uxbridge)
5 Light sharp allpey aroma.
2 Pale, cleaer and a bit fizzy
6 Sweet, slightly sharp appley taste
3 Watery and sticky. However, there’s some acidic crispness.
10 Pretty tasty, but still clear filtered nonsense.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2008
Tap - Canal House - Nottingham. I was disappointed to see just two real ales in this pub when I walked in; both of which I’d previously rated and didn’t warrant a rerate. Therefore chose this, expecting to dislike it. I was actually pleasantly suprised thoug. It’s golden in colour and has tons of fizz. The aroma is sweet and very apply. Again lots of apple in the taste with low carbonation and medium sweetness. Quite smooth and inoffensive, and not nasty as predicted. A superior mass produced keg cider.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2007
Tap. Pale orange-gold colour. No head and moderate carbonation. Aroma is very tannic and full of apple skins. Flavour has a bit of wildness, but in both appearance and aroma, it would be tough to separate this from Magner’s. Soft apple character with a light sweetness and a touch of herbal character. Quite a nice cider.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8160) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 12, 2011
Tap at Churchkey. Nice to see this comes in 2L PET bottles. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Odd plastic aroma moving to diaper and then finally fresh apple. Taste is tart then heavy sweet with large dollops of sugar. Still, not cloyingly sweet. Thin, watery mouthfeel. Not too bad.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
leaparsons (7923) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are fairly sharp apple with icing sugar and lemon. Chemical notes with hints of pear. Flavours are bittersweet green apple with sugar and a tart finish. Artificial to finish. OKish.
Earlier Rating: 6/28/2012 Total Score: 2.9
Bottle. Pale gold with a diminishing head. Aromas are earthy apple with some green apple tart notes and hints of sulphur. Flavours are initially sweet apple juice followed by citrus sour notes. Dry on the finish with some woodiness. Fairly decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (7189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2011
Draught @ Sherlock Holmes Pub, Århus
Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma has notes of light sour apples. Taste is light sour and light sweet with a dry finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DruncanVeasey (7097) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Keg, The Red Deer, Sheffield, 01/01/13. Pale fizzing green gold without a head. Rubbery somewhat industrial aroma. Better flavour with hints of sauce on gammon, light tannins, sparkling white wine, stomach cramps. Gut-rot: didn’t half finish a half.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (6733) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle. Mild and yet dry apple aroma. Mild but not sweet apple flavor, a bit watery though. High carbonation and a short aftertaste.


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