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The first of the Farmhouse Select Series: Original ’91. It’s a throwback to our early days in cider making. The year was 1991. A winemaker began tinkering with apples in a Proctorsville, Vermont garage. It gave birth to an original American hard cider. Woodchuck Hard Cider.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slubgob (205) - West Hartford, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Bomber into wine glass. Pale yellow a bit turbid. Sweet nose m one dimensional palette of sweet Apple. Short, see finish. Unremarkable easy drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (3175) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - SEP 29, 2014
750 ml bottle
I seldom turn down a freebie so when this was offered one evening I shared a bottle with others. While it is nothing more than a typical Woodchuck cider the flavor profile at least keeps it interesting from start to finish. I would not probably buy this one myself but it makes a good tick.

Aroma / Appearance - Golden yellow liquid flows to fill the glass in seconds with little resistance. Signs of carbonation tease at life but generally it sits flatly in the shaker. Sweet Granny Smith apples and honey rise with minimal complexity. Not a tough cider to figure out, this smells like a middle of the road daily drinker.

Flavor / Palate - Sweet apple sauces, lemons, and a mild tang tickle the tongue before clearing the throat. Simple from start to finish, the profile does at least smooth out the ABV. An easy drinker might catch up with you after a bottle or two but even drinking one solo would be straightforward.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wdowney (4) - Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
I really enjoyed this. Sweet, but not cloyingly so. Had a bit of a barnyard smell and taste - just a pinch. light body, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4389) - Indiana, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Rated on 6-29-2012 (Corked & caged bottle - bottle #ao257) This cider pours a small white head that fully diminished, hazy body and fizzy carbonation. The aroma is yeast, sweet and apples. The flavor is sweet, light apple taste and a dry finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and this cider is medium bodied. This cider has minimal aroma and flavor. It is a subdued and mellow cider all the way around. This is a cider that does not interest me in wanting again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bigkid895 (13) - - FEB 20, 2014
F**king awful, inauthentic rubbish. This is the liquid embodiment of the guy at school with loads of money who, in a go-kart competition would get his dad to build the slickest, most impressive looking machine with perfect wheel balance, comfiest seat etc.. and losing miserably against the kid who crafted a go-kart with character through months of hard graft and determination. sweetend to tast like apple juice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2333) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very clear not attractive looking color. Taste is mildly sweet . Kind of flat. Nothing great to m but it's dinkanl ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - NOV 20, 2013
Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Spiegelau tulip. I really want to be able to appreciate cider.... A: I get straight sweet, green apples. A: Clear gold pour with a bubbly and thin white head. T: The nose, dead on. P: Medium bodied with almost no carbonation. O: Ciders scare me. They are so sweet and delicious that I feel like I could drink a million of them, but at 7%, that is probably a bad idea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
canary dog (680) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - SEP 22, 2013
One whiff and you are in love: the mustiness of stored apples, made subtly sweet by their numbers. This is the very essence of fall. I consider this to be another example of a cider somewhere in between sweet and dry, perhaps quite similar to Crispin Honey Crisp. A delicious cider that leaves one wanting more.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2290) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Clean solid profile with clear golden liquid white foam. Just off dry. lots of apple aroma. Not much in the way of tannic or bacterial complexity. No discernible barrel contributions. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michaelinwa (625) - Bothell, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear, white wine color, soft carbonation and a very subtle apple aroma. Flavor is sweet but not overly so, with a background of tart apples, and hints of peaches and lemons. Leans sweet, but I like it, and it has a decent amount of complexity to it. Finishes with a balance of both sweet and tart apples.

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