Brothers Original Cider

Formerly brewed at Brothers Cider
Style: Cider
Shepton Mallet, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 1.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Replaced by Brothers Bittersweet Apple Cider at 5.5% in 2010.

Brothers Drinks have been a feature of the Glastonbury Festival since 1995. It has taken four brothers and 14 generations of cider makers to create this uniquely satisfying apple cider. Enjoy it chilled, over ice or in a muddy field.

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Martinus (4601) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2015
Dark golden colour, white head. Aroma of apple, caramel, hint of spices. Sweet apple flavour. Sweet finish, apple. Too sweet for me.
(from 50cL bottle @ Chris and Ruth’s place, post-RBESG ’14 tasting)

Benzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle shared at ChrisO. Clear golden color, very small off-white head. Smell and taste sweetness, pale, a hint of grapes, lightly sugar. Average body, low carbonation.

yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is crisp apples. Sweet, sugarish and flat apples. Toffee sweet. Mild citric and zesty finish.

fonefan (49343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate apple, sweet apples, green apples. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20100116]

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear yellow with a fizzy and dissipating rough white head. Lightly tart apple accents. Medium body, sweet’n’sour apple accents with a slight astringency - fairly authentic. Lightly tart finish. Quite decent actually. 160110

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2009
Bottled. Golden colour with small sparkling white bubbly head, that disappears quickly. Aroma is sweet sugary ess with artificial notes of apple. Flavour is quite much the same with some rather unpleasant sweetness lurking as well.

Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2009
Bottle, The Cave. Golden colour, small disappearing head. This cider is quite sweet, with an artificial apple taste.

KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
Clear golden with tiny short lasting white head. Sweet aroma with glue and artificial apple notes. Sweet flavor with apples. Ends sweet.

cellar (508) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 14, 2008
Golden,with short dissapering head, weak notes of sweet artificial apple bubblegum, very sweet flavour lasting too long.

leaparsons (10546) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle. Golden and fairly fizzy. Aromas are sweet apple with some earthiness and chemicals. Flavours are sweet apple with some buttery notes. Sugary with traces of caramel. Nothing traditional here.

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