Brewed by Hoganís Cider
Style: Cider
Alcester, England


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Available in 500ml bottles.

Hoganís Medium Bottled Cider is a golden, well balanced, slightly sparkling cider with caramel, butterscotch and dried fruit aromas.
Hoganís Bottled Cider is fermented from only 100% fresh pressed English cider apples. Our cider tastes so good because we do not use apple concentrate and we do not add any sugars prior to fermentation. Containing more than 85% cider apple juice our premium bottled cider is made only from fresh pressed cider fruit and precious little else. Hoganís bottled cider brings you the authentic taste of the English orchard.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
suurjuust (3153) - ESTONIA - JAN 22, 2016
Clear golden, small white head. Yeasty nose with apple peel, tart and dry notes. Flavor is apples, apple peel, tart, les yeast than the nose, some sweetness. Medium tart and apple-y finish. Crisp mouthfeel. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2636) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2015
(bottle) clear, bright pale golden colour with no head; aroma of funk, champagne; balanced flavour; rather nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5219) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Fra flaske pŚ Cardinal mars-15: tror dette er fÝrste gang vi har cider pŚ Mandag i annen, og det smaker friskt og godt. Klar og lys gylden med meget kort skum. Deilig duft og smak av engelske ciderepler. Et snev av rÝykmalt sniker seg inn mot slutten, det begynner Ś nśrme seg full English breakfast - bare egget som mangler!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (8404) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear straw, no head. Aroma of apples. Taste is moderate sweet fresh apples, Cider is not my favourite fermented drink, but not as bad as feared.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (3228) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 23.03.15. Clear pale yellow. Small off-white head. Fine and refreshing cider-aroma of bitter English apples. Similar taste, with a hint of bacon and smoke. Round mouthfeel. Very quaffable!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (6950) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2015
500 ml brown bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 5.4%. Pale golden colour, moderately sparkling. Pleasant aroma of sweet eating apples and cider apples. Zesty and medium sweet flavour of cider apples and eating apples, just a hint of oak and sulphites.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Liamrua (49) - Waterford, IRELAND - OCT 20, 2014
500ml bottle from Redmonds of Ranelagh, 5.4% Aroma is tart, oaky with an intense ripe apple scent that is overpowering anything else coming through. The real winner here is the surprising taste and balanced palate. The taste is sweet and balanced with hints of wood, slight acidity. There is a lovely light carbonation on the tongue and a fabulous long lasting taste. The best cider Iíve had to date.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4222) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from tesco. Golden orange cider. Aroma of apple juice, wood and barnyard. Taste is medium, apple core, barnyard and a little wood. Decent cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3489) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours dark gold with medium carbonation. Aroma is sweet apple juice with a little bark. Taste is dry apple juice with a slightly sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GoufCustom (1765) - HONG KONG - AUG 14, 2014

500 ml bottle at abv 5.4% bought at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Clear golden colour; Near zero head and almost no foam, no lacing with very slight, slow-rising carbonation; Tart and sweet aroma of apple juice, with mustyness, yoghurt, light sugar, light alcohol, wood and tannic; Fairly sweet and quite tart taste of thin apple wine, with quite strong tannic, musty cellar, soda, alcohol and very light yoghurt; Light body. Thin but slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is close to light sweet Cider. The apple wine is still thin by Cider standard, but a lot thicker and better than its Dry Cider. Light sweet balanced by pretty strong yoghurt tartness, notable tannic and booze. Despite its thin body, it tastes pretty goodÖ Wet after taste, Tart and water-thin to mouth.

Comments: After the poor Dry Cider I had last night, this Medium one has better Cidery base, no odd tastes and with some good tannin and tartness to show. Right on the decent line, and if it has more apple body, it will fare better. Drinkable but just okay for now.

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