El Gaitero Spanish Cider (Sidra Pure Apple)

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Brewed by Valle, Ballina y Fernández (El Gaitero)
Style: Cider
La Espuncia, Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spanish Cider. This refreshing medium-dry cider displays the characteristic flavour of freshly-pressed Spanish cider apples, naturally sun-ripened in selected local orchards. Enjoy chilled with a ploughman’s lunch, dessert crepes or eastern dishes - or pour over ice for the extra chill factor!

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
fombe89 (3098) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2017
Botella @Bar de Oviedo, 17/03/17. Color amarillo dorado sin espuma, aroma a manzana, sabor manzana notas agrias, carbotacion alta cuerpo ligero.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (6105) - GERMANY - FEB 21, 2017
(bottle) clear pale golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of manure and yeast, with lots of honeymelon, apple sauce and preserved apricots. flavour is mostly custard, apple juice and earth, with lots of black olives and some ethanol in the semi-dry tannic finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle at Crab & Lobster, Penang. Clear golden with no real head. Aroma of overripe red apples, tart green apples, light woody notes, a touch burnt and a little funk. Flavour is moderate sweet and light sour. Medium bodied with a dry palate and the burnt aspects giving a little bacon crisps finish. Light carbonation.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mutz (1015) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Tap@ Beers & Travel Valencia als Sidra apple cider. Licht van kleur als witte wijn. Weinig kraag. Smaakt als met water verdund appelsap.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (5581) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle from Carrefour in Gijón. Clear pale yellow colour. Slightly sulfury in aroma but absolutely great in taste. Adequate carbonation and nicely balanced taste. Brings back memories. Oh I need more...

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (8441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks. Light golden color with small white head. Apples, wood, light vinegar in aroma. Taste, sweet apples, light sourness, clove, light vanilla in taste. Very good.

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
BigRandy69 (1) - Derby, Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2015 I’ve had a lot of ciders in my day, and this one honestly tasted like salami. Yes, that’s right the meat product salami. I drank it all because I needed my buzz to continue, but it was hands down the worst ciders I have ever had in my life. I cannot believe the terrible taste of this beer, or how it has such high reviews here. Maybe I got a bad batch or something, but I will never forget how terrible this beverage was, and I will never drink it again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (3195) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2015
@ a restaurant in Canterbury. Clear yellow colour, more sweet than sour. Light tart notes. Medium carbonation. Ok cider.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4559) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Al Campo. Hazy light yellow coloured, with fast disappearing white bubbles. Nose is sour apple, acidic, a bit of phenolic. Flavour is sour apple, a bit tannic, some sweetness. Medium-high carbonation. Finish is sour.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2014
500ml bottle. pours a clear amber and has a lively carbonation. aroma is of very tart apples. taste is of more mild/softer tasting apples. easily drinkable. perhaps a little too carbonated.


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