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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Woodchuck Fall Cider is the perfect combination of complexity and elegance, giving the cider a unique taste and special aroma not found in any other hard cider. Crafted using a centuries old technique, Woodchuck Fall Cider begins with an attractive cinnamon, nutmeg, spicy bouquet, and balances out the taste with a hint of American white oak. The appealing lingering aftertaste makes Woodchuck Fall Cider the perfect beverage for a crisp, autumn day. Woodchuck Fall Cider will be available in limited markets during Autumn 2009.


4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
hyjackhops (1) - USA - OCT 7, 2011 does not count
I love woodchuck fall cider. Itís one of the closer ciderís Iíve tried thatís almost like a "real" cider in some respects. I tried Harpoon, gross some other irish one...I did not taste apples. No. This cider reminds me of a traditional spiced sweet apple cider youíd find in the grocery store, but carbonated and 5% alcohol. For me with a sweet tooth, its sweetness is great. Itís not over the top for me, but its there and noticeable. The spices to me are just right. Iím stocking up on this! Iíll be sad when I canít get it anymore. I suppose there is a reason my local packy just got 5 cases of the stuff, it goes fast and has a lot of fans.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Light almost orange pour with slim to no head. Aroma is lots and lots of nice spices, cinnamon, vanilla, wood, and apples. Almost like cookies. Taste is awkward apples, awkward sweetness, and awkward spice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (3795) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle from Central Market. Pours a clear golden orange color with light carbonation. The aroma is a mix of bubble gum, apple spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Good smell. Flavor is spiced, cinnamon, bubble gum again and apples. Would also taste good heated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6416) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2011
12oz bottle. My favorite of the bunch so far. I really enjoyed this one from the bottle while out with friends a few nights back, and am enjoying it again now to log the rating. Perfectly clear sort of pink/orange color, bubbles on side of the glass. Spicy nutmeg cinnamon aroma is a perfect complement to the cider, itís like a baked apple pie. Light sweetness, not too overwhelming. Light, crisp carbonation, drinkable. Might be the best cider Iíve had so far.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5254) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle. Amber pour with a spotty ring of foam on the surface. Aroma is very spicy with clove, cinnamon and nutmeg atop cooked apple. Spices are over the top like an air freshener or potpourri. Taste is much more subdued and pleasing. Baked apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, assorted spices, almost a grain-like flavor, soft dessert notes and a sweet creaminess not unlike a whipper cream. Body is light-medium with a bubbly carbonation. Dry finish as well. Ends with more spices, candied apple, light grainy notes, and a dessert-like sweetness. Smells a bit ridiculous but the baked apple pie-like flavor makes this very pleasing spiced cider.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2011 Rich amber-gold with thin white head. Big cinnamon aroma with some nutmeg and apple. Tastes mostly like cinnamon and nutmeg upfront, but then finishes with semi-sweet apple, a very light oak nuance and more cinnamon. Mouthfeel is fairly crisp and smooth with moderately high carbonation. Somewhat tingly from the spices. Great spiced cider; perfect for the fall. Must be a fan of cinnamon to enjoy.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cakanator (452) - South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours a decent copper with white head. The nose is loaded with cinnamon and nutmeg, completely overblown. The palate is a light one dimensional cinnamon nutmeg. There is nothing else going on, kind of reminds me of how i feel about Harpoon Winter. One of the worst ciders Iíve had, but I can see those who love the intense cinnamon to like this one.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Onslow (1166) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Clear cidery looking beveral, slightly carbonated but no head. Aroma of apples and spice. Takse if sweet apple cider with a medly of spices finishing it out, leaving a lingering clove flavor. Very sweet.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DiarmaidBHK (3408) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2011
This one is just straight up nasty in every way. The aroma reeks of bubble gum which does not fit cider. The taste is unbelievably cloying. Weird spice notes overpowered by cinnamon. Very poorly balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (3203) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Some spice in the aroma; tons of it in the flavor, cinnamon and nutmeg are predominate. Apple up front, tastes like apple pie meets pumpkin pie, in a medley of Autumn flavors. I would drink again.


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