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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dry Hopped with Centennial and Chinook hops providing a citrus and floral hop character to a traditional cider.

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3.2
DrnkMcDermott (3159) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2017
Large bottle from Binny’s Oak Brook. Served with Thanksgiving dinner. Smell is decent, with just a thin note of apple, not overly sweet. Pours with a nice fizz. Taste is pretty fair, a decent light apple taste, and not overly sweet, thanks to the dry hopping. A whole bottle might end up overly sweet, and there is a note of sulfates, it seems. But it’s a good dinner cider.

3.2
AirForceHops (7900) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle purchased at 7 Eleven, Kittery. The aroma shows weak citrus, subtle pine, and apple juice. The flavor carries just a touch of the hops. Mild citrus with a wisp of pine. Just like the original cider, this dry hopped variation is lighter bodied. This does show a little more character than the standard cider. Respectable.

3.4
Sigmund (7962) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
650 ml bottle, from Vinmonopolet Sola. ABV is 5.5%, Extremely pale and clear straw colour, pours with vigorous carbonation and a shortlived white head. Pleasant aroma of apples and citrussy and herbal hops. Medium sweet flavour, notes of sweet eating apples and bittering hops.

3.4
danlo (3294) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2016
650ml bottle from the Cider Tap, Euston. Pale yellow colour, short-lived white foam head and aroma of floral, apple, fruity, citrus. Taste is tart apple, tangy & fruity, apricot yeasty, floral citrus hop, bittersweet with some drying tannin. Light bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry oily hop finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
StilleStorm (1582) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2016
DWF; Bottle 650 ml., drunk at Cirkus. Pours straw with a fast fading white head. Nose is moderate, apple, yeast, light citrus and whispering floral. Taste is sweet and light sour with a lasting sweet and sour apple finish. Body is medium, texture is sticky, carbonation is avarage.

2.5
jbruner (5401) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Pours a clear gold from the bottle with bubbly carbonation but minimal head or lace. Smells like beer, hoppy and pale, like an old school pale ale, but tastes like cider, a bit of a mind fuck. Definitely not my style.

3.5
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - FEB 5, 2016
Keg at BD Shoreditch, London. It pours a clean light golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma is tangy tart with notes of lemon pine cones apples and grass. Taste has some tangerine and grass alongside more traditional cider notes of lemon and baked apples. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, nice one

3.6
gunnfryd (15330) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2015
Hytte 240715. Yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is hop, apple, yeast. Flavour is hop, apple, yeast, citrus, pine, floral. Nice cider.

3.7
andrewje41 (4346) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle poured and split. Pours a clear pear color with no head. Subtle hops and sweet apple aroma. Hops balance out the apple sweetness very well. Makes for a very nice, easy drinking cider. Nice!

3
Beer5000 (6772) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2015
650 ml bottle. Clear straw-golden body with lively carbonation and a medium sized white head that disappears almost immediately. Aroma has wood, yeast, hay and some green hops where the apples starts in the background but becomes a bit more pronounced after a while. Flavor is fruity apples, quite much grassy hops, yeast and some kind of bitterness that’s remind me of eating older hop pellets – ie more grassy and wood and less fruity or floral. Medium body and slightly harsh bitter aftertaste. Definitively drinkable and interesting, but as this is my first hoppy cider I don’t really know what to expect. I was looking forward to some more fruity hops here. Have to try some other ciders in this style.


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