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Brewed by Gwatkin Cider
Style: Cider
Hereford, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A still sweet cider available in 750ml bottles and occasionally on draught. NB: Gwatkin sometimes produces draught versions that differ significantly. If you rate a draught version please specify that and include details of the ABV and designated sweetness level (if provided).

The Stoke Red cider apple takes its name from the area in which it was originaly grown, Rodney Stoke in Somerset, but it has become common in most cider apple growing areas of England. This popularity is a result of it being a good apple to sweeten, well bodied and with a good flavour. The cider produced from this apple takes a long time to ferment, which makes the cider late to mature. The trees tend to be of a medium height and bear fruit early December. The apple, as you might guess from it’s name is a strong red colour with a slight tint of yellow.

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3.7
saxo (19350) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2017
Cask @ Stafford Beer & Cider Festival. Medium head with medium duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are rich apples, little tart, fruits, little sulphur and barnyard. Nice semi sweet finish

3.7
Rasmus40 (21695) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2017
Cask @ Stafford Beer & Cider Festival. Very hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet apples, tart apples and apple juice. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Sweet finish and light acidic finish. 280717

3.4
Scopey (15476) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Cask at King’s Arms. It pours lightly hazy amber with no head. The aroma is earthy, funky, tangy, sweet, red apple, red berry and barnyard. The taste is sweet, juicy, tangy, red apple, red skin pear, candy cane, summer fruits, wood, tannin, funk and sour candy with a sweet, tangy finish. Medium body and flat carbonation. Even through it’s sweet, it’s pretty tasty.

3.4
daniele (9573) - ITALY - JUL 15, 2016
on tap quasi aranciato filo velato medio dolce mela grattuggiato discreto corpo

2.2
minutemat (5942) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bag in a Box @ Euston Cider Tap. Way too sweet, astringent & concentrated to be drinkable for me.

3.2
fiulijn (21022) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Corked bottle from Beers of Europe, King’s Lynn
Hazy amber color, no head. Mild aroma of vinegar and hazelnuts. Rather oily mouthfeel, without carbonation; semi sweet flavor, that moderates the very strong astringency, and light vinegar; some apple juice flavor too.
Pleasant.

2.8
Pinball (12252) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
cloudy orange, smal white head flavor is sweet, apple, sugar. bit too sugary sweet cider

3.1
faroeviking (11119) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
Botella. Hazy golden. Sweet apple fruity rubber aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Sweet apple fruity flavour with rubber and lightly sourish / tart in the finish.

3
anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a hazy golden color with a small fast disappearing off-white head. Has a fruity sweetish fresh apple aroma. Sweetish fruity apple flavor. has a sweetish fruity apple finish.

2.6
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear golden - white head. Sweetness, sweet apple, high apple, rubber notes, high sweetness, light acid, plastic - badedyr. Boring - simple.


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