Zlotta (6656) - Hagen, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2020
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2020 0.375 l bottle from 'Etre Gourmet', 2015 vintage at 6% abv, cellared for two-and-a-half years. Almost clear, deep reddish amber with a few off-white bubbles on top of it. Sweetish, minimally sourish, gently fruity aroma of ripe apples, light vanilla, some walnut and a touch of wood. Fairly sweet, minimally sourish, quite fruity taste of ripe apples, raisins, brown sugar, vanilla, wood and walnut, followed by a short, intensely sweetish, minimally tartish and a little woody finish. Medium body, slightly oily mouthfeel, flat. Overall quite sweet but simply delicious. BeerandBlues2 (17370) - Woodland Park, Colorado, USA - SEP 23, 2018
Bottle at home. Pours clear tawny and still. Heavy sweet candied and nearly caramel apples, lingering sweetness with some apple tartness, light tannins and a sweet finish. Full body and still.Benzai (20023) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2018
Earlier Rating: 11/3/2013 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber. Aroma is caramel, apples, and light oxidation (sherry). Flavor is blended apple varieties, caramel, earthy notes and a sweet finish. Medium to full body.
Sampled thanks to SinH4 @ hotelroom tasting after Borefts 2018, Day 1. Clear amber color. Aroma is sweet super ripe apple or maybe even somewhat sugary. Flavor also has super ripe apple as well as light sugary notes. Quite pleasant. Ysok02 (3179) - Mons, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2018
Un monument à la robe dorée. Le nez est puissant et complexe sur des notes de pommes, de coing, de fruits confits. La bouche est tout aussi incroyable avec du fruit, de la tension, de l'onctuosité, de la longueur et un équilibre parfait. Une Grande bouteille. Maakun (10312) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2018
Bottle shared at THT July. Slight hazy amber with a few small bubbles. Strong sweet apple, light caramel, concentrated apple juice, tart apple, apple pie, soft cinnamon, toffee. So much lovely apple. Very sweet and light sour. Thick full bodied with no carbonation. Lovely.
sjogro (9252) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2018
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2018 THT June at Kwartje HQ. Bottle. Dark golden with thin bubbly head. Sweet caramelised apples. Massive sweet apple aromas. Quite big almondy tannins. Over medium sweet and light bitter. Full body and soft carbonation. Syruppy, sticky and lovely. Not the best ice cider but goddamn this is delicious stuff. Thank you! kermis (18399) - Amsterdam-ish, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2018
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Bottle shared at THT June. Hazy amber with a few bubbles. Aroma of red apples, apple core, woody notes and a light funk. Flavour is heavy sweet and above light sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Bottle, thanks hubi. Pours dark Amber. Nose is dry apple, wood, some peach. Palate is sweet and dry apple, almost meady fruity finish. Very nice. anstei (3813) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 29, 2018
Taster, courtesy of SinH4, many thanks! Pours clear amber. Aroma is dusty intense apples. Body is mealy, intense, flat, sweet and tart, apple pie, fortified apple. Becomes less intense after the aroma, but still pleasant. Good! jfb (8142) - Bamberg, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2018
(bottle) slightly opalescent amber colour with no head. aroma of black pepper and apple sauce, with a hint of custard, cherry skins and leather. flavour is mostly sweet apple juice, raisins and sweatsocks, slightly sweet, with a light touch of candle wax and a semi-dry leafy finish. full-bodied with zero cabonation.