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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Dark and Dry is made with a blend of apples and champagne yeast but caramelized sugar is added just before filtering to impart a deep bronze tone. White sugar is used in the Amber Cider.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastmaster (367) - Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
Appears to be a light amber beer by sight alone . The color of this cider is a watery orange red mix with a thin fizzy head. Aroma is pretty apple juicy. Champagne yeast didn’t get this cider as dry as I expected. Very drinkable cider

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, some apple notes, vanilla into a bit of white wine, some grape, hints of spice. Taste was a mix of caramel, apple, vanilla into white wine, touch of white grape, finishing slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
COMRADEJOSH (318) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Good carbonation and aroma seen upon pouring. Dry on palate that is balanced nicely with the sweetness. Overall very drinkable and enjoyable medium cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamChandler (3521) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 7, 2014
12oz bottle. a golden pour, not a lot going on. Very syrupy nose, faint pear, a lot of apple obviously. sweeter than most ciders, not a lot of mouthfeel. honey is prominent. lightly bitter older apple finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2014
12 oz bottle at home. Pours a clear light amber color with no head. The aroma and flavor have sweet apples, mild spices, a light tang, barely more interesting than a basic cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Liamrua (49) - Waterford, IRELAND - OCT 11, 2014
355ml bottle, 5% amber colour, bourbon aroma and over ripe apples, no carbonation. Flat on the tongue with a hint of bourbon, molasses taste, very sweet, almost too much. It does havd a taste of more but I’m not sure how many Id have together.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6925) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A little on the sweet side, but I like the dryness in the finish...does that count as body or flavor? Not a standout, but i’d drink again, and fall is the time for this stuff."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (9089) - Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
355ml bottle. Darker amber pour compared to most cidres. Smell is apples, slight rotten apple. Flavor is super sweet, some non-apple fruit flavor, back sweetened with caramalized sugar as opposed to regular sugar/corn syrup. So much for it calling itself a "dry cider". Another bad woodchuck cidre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kc2793 (13) - - SEP 19, 2014
12oz bottle. Aroma is apples and caramel. Pours very dark for a cider, more orange than the other offerings from Woodchuck that i’ve had. Tase is caramel, apple, molasses, with hints of vanilla. Fuller bodied and thicker texture than most of Woodchuck’s other offerings. Overall I’d say this is a pretty good cider that’s hard to go wrong with.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jono210 (2) - Pittsburgh, USA - SEP 5, 2014 does not count
Pretty good cider. It is less sweet than the Amber cider with a more complex flavor. The cider looks great, but a look at the label shows caramel coloring. I try to ignore that and enjoy the taste and aroma. It pours a light reddish brown with a small ring head. It tastes sweet at first with a sour finish. Feels more like a properly aged cider than the typical American ciders.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (2676) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - AUG 30, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass and a wine glass. There was barely any difference between the two. The appearance was a slight clear amber color with a fizzy head. The smell had sweet apples with a slight brown sugar sort of effect going on. The taste was pretty much the same. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body. I would say this was pretty sessionable. The carbonation was there , slightly sharp but not overbearing. Overall, decent cider, probably wouldn’t go out of my way for it again.

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