Gwatkin Yarlington Mill Cider (7.5% ABV to 2016)

Formerly brewed at Gwatkin Cider
Style: Cider
Hereford, England


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A still medium cider available in 500ml bottles and 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).

Smooth and rich with a spirit aroma and taste that resonates with the taste buds to surprise and delight. Would be an excellent substitute for a dessert wine. The Yarlington Mill apple is a favourite with traditional cider makers because if its outstanding taste. It originates from deepest Somerset but is found growing throughout the cider makers kingdom. The well sized apples, which are red and yellow in colour, are ready to harvest in late November. The juice is slow to ferment, which produces a rich, red, medium cider.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
j12601 (10089) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2010
On cask at the Ginger Man. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow without any head. Acetone, vinegar, slightly decomposing apples. Sweet to start, but turns tart quickly. Smoked wood, sour apples, vinyl, acetone. Finishes up so dry and oaky that it feels as if all moisture has been leached out of my tongue. Rather weird.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mickut (276) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2010
Real Cider at Gallows XIII Real Ale Fest. Hazy/murky medium yellow. Taste is moderately sweet and lightly acidic with a sweet after-taste. Mouth-feel is thick, almost porridge. Aromas have earth, apple, white wine and honey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2010
Real Cider tasted at Gallows Bird RAF 2010. Slightly hazy pale yellow colour. No carbonation. Fine appley nose. No head. Slight sweetness. Good cider.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Cask takeout from Middle Farm, Sussex, Nov 09. Loads of hydrogen sulphide on the nose! Once it has settled, its nicely nutty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16882) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2009
Bottle, at Cardinal. A clear, golden cider with a diminishing white head. Some alcohol in the aroma, but mostly apple cores. Apples, apple cores and some orchard in the flavor, tart and astringent. Dry finish. Medium to full body. A quite nice cider with a pleasant warmth. Smooth in a way, and quite easy to drink. 090728

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (7570) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2009
500 ml bottle @ Cardinal pub.Pours golden with no head.Aroma is sweet apple with some honey notes.Some spicy brettish funk. Sweet apple flavor ,nicely balanced with the sourness.Nice cider.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer5000 (6322) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2009
500 ml bottle. Clear golden with a small and diminishing white head. Refreshing aroma of sour apple. Flavor is rather mild balanced between sweet/sour apple, but no doubt a true cider. The apple flavor is dominating and it is easy drinkable, but a prefer a bit more edge similar to Golden Valley from same producer. Could be the apples or maybe the oak? Anyway a nice, plain and real cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2009
Bottle from Tanners, Hereford. Amber in colour with slight carbonation. Aroma of dry apples, vinegar and a touch of green herbs. Flavour began sweet, with juicy apple fruit, followed by a fresh blast of the English countryside/market gardens - ransoms, spring onions, herbs. Finish inclined towards sweetness, but overall a cider full of character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (11005) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Cask... Murky amber cider with no head. Subtle aromas of apple, leather and distant smoke. Full-bodied and coarse with only a rumor of carbonation. Very sweet; red and yellow apple blend. Lengthy, lightly sweet finish that dries out entirely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (10307) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2009
Polycask at Banbury Beer Festival, Oxon, 08-05-09 Pours gold some haze, really juicy and more of a medium sweet than medium. Wonderfully full on sweet appley goodness, very tasty and I can see why this was voted UK champion cider at Reading last weekend as it will appeal to many. A7 A3 F7 P4 Ov 3.5

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