Oliverís / Virtue Cider Gold Rush Cider

Brewed by Oliverís Cider
Style: Cider
Hereford, England


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Available on draught and in 750ml bottles.
Gold Rush is the first Transatlantic cider-making collaboration between Tom Oliver of Oliverís Cider & Perry, Herefordshire and Greg Hall of Virtue Cider, Chicago. Using skills and crafts refined through the centuries, this fine cider is made with unsprayed cider apples from local and traditional orchards. Fresh pressed juice is fermented by wild yeasts and then matured and aged in oak barrels. A true reflection of the cidermakers art.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13517) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle at WTF 3. Pours golden with no head. The aroma is apple, pear, oak. Thin body, sour apple, light oak, nice tartness, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (7945) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2016
On tap at Anxo, pours a muddy orange with a ring of white head. Nose is absolutely delicious, sweet apples, earthy too, some yeast, a little turbinado sugar. Flavor follows, apples, apple juice, earthy apple cores, lightly sweet, a little orange maybe too. Mostly dry, earthy finish. Absolutely delicious and crazy drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (2805) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Rami Rami is drinking a Gold Rush by Oliverís Cider & Perry at JabeerwockyMegadziki w zapachu, fajnie taninowy, kwaskowaty i slodki na raz, jablkowy, fajnie usto dretwieje, nie znam sie ale b fajny :) lambikowe drozdze?
Rami Rami: Z perspektywy nastu godzin i kolejnych cydrow: kosmiczne to dosc. Mam ochote na powtorke :) ocena ciut w gore

Ocena potraktowana skryptem do przeliczania ocen (uzgodnienie UT/RB).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (13797) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Cask at Cider Tap. It pours cloudy rich amber with a small, bubbly white head. The aroma is rich, earthy, funky, must apple pie and vanilla ice cream. The taste is rich, boosty alcohol, sweet apple pie, light vanilla, wood, damp leaves, earthy funk and a touch of acidity. Medium body and a hint of carbonation. A bit chewy perhaps, but it has a good depth of flavour and balance. A quality cider.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23379) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 13, 2015
Cask. Bright golden color, sparkling. Aroma of tannins and apple skins. Taste is semi-sweet apple and vanilla. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (6247) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Pours clear golden with a minor head. The aroma has dry apples, some brett like funk and very light veggies. It has a medium / light body with mild sharp carbonation. The flavor starts very dry with herbal, leafy and rustic notes with some wild yeast sort of thing. The finish is very dry and a bit sulfury. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (2343) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Some band-aid. Drier than #1, not as sweet. Side by side with #1. Tasted at my Whales and Whimps bottle share. Thx John.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (8973) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2015
330 ml. bottle sampled @ ďKaapse Brouwers 1st Anniversary Beer FestivalĒ. Darker shade of golden. Lightly rustic bitter apple in the nose with light sulfite. Taste is bitter sulfite, bitter apple peal, light rustic, light chemical-like taste, sweet apple,Ö Rather substantial body. Not ideal but agreeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Zero head. Pours a dark gold with an orange hue. Aroma is mostly tart, with some vinegar and a hint of sweet red apple. Taste follows aroma. Loads of hay, straw and barnyard funk. Very good, much better than I was expecting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (5047) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Cask / Bag in a Box @ Euston Cider Tap. Fairly dry one this, with plenty of tannins, nice and rough around the edges with a nice farmhouse feel and a little straw here & there. Bit too acidic, although the oak balances that out. Wouldnít mind trying a bottle of this.

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