Travlr (26065) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale yellow color, champagne head. Aroma of bright fruit. Taste is earthy apples with a bit of must. OK. bhensonb (15744) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2010
Bottle at West Coast Brew Fest 2010. Pours pale gold with a frothy bubble head. A fresh apple cider aroma. Near medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is fresh apple with skin bitter quickly following. Finishe slightly less bitter than it began. Definitely balanced sweet and bitter. Nice. Tmoney99 (14948) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Bottle sample at Keg FOA. Poured pale color with a minimal head that diminished slowly with little lacing. Medium apple aroma. Medium body with a dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium tart apple flavor with a medium tart finish of short to moderate duration. Drinkable refreshing beverage.
Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2010
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear golden color with merely a faint suggestion of a head. Sweet, gummy apple aroma with a faint bit of tartness in the finish. The taste is tart apples with a faint champagne note in the finish before it goes sweet again. Certainly drier than their other ciders, but nowhere worthy of the moniker brut. Decent, though, for what it is. crossovert (13833) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2014
355ml twist off clear bottle. Pale golden pour. It smells like sweet apple juice and jolly rnachers, it is both back sweetened and has "apple essence:" as an additive. The flavor is artificial apple through and through, it finishies dry but has just a twangy and off apple flavor, tastes extremely artificial.
bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a transparent pale yellow body with a spare white head. Aroma of apple and light band-aid. Flavor of apple and some earthiness with a dry finish. slowrunner77 (12804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Not bad, but not as cool as some of their more unique styles (like w Belgian ale yeast). Both sweet and dry. Loads of Apple, not much complexity. daknole (11402) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Pale yellow, not much head(must be married)...Aroma is dry and apples. A bit of honey. Flavor is bubbly and tart apples. dry and artificial. Not the best by any stretch. BVery (11361) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2009 BOTTLE: clear yellow/gold pour, plenty of apple on this one. Nice and crisp, grape and apple on taste. A little drier than Crispin Original. Good cider. phaleslu (10652) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Sample from a 12 oz. bottle at Wine and Cheese Place. Tried it right after the Original. Pours a clear pale yellow with plenty of visible carbonation and a small white head. Notes of fresh apples and champagne. Light-bodied, with high carbonation and a dry, champagne-like mouthfeel. Dry all the way through, crisp and refreshing. I still prefer the Original by a nose, though.